Data Scientist with Cognitive Geology

Cognitive Geology is building the next generation of software for the petroleum industry.

Location: Edinburgh
£25-35K pro rata 3-6 months (with potential for permanent role, and salary increase after 6 months)
Ideal start: 3 August

Cognitive Geology was founded to redress the gap between vendor-designed software and the investment decision requirements of oil companies. Cognitive Geology is building technology which targets the pain points of the oil industry, using cognitive processing AI to mitigate investment risks in a new and disruptive fashion.

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Founded by oilfield experts and developed by senior software engineers, Cognitive Geology is already making headway in the global market. The first product will be delivered to the market in Q1 2016, with commercial profitability forecast by Q1 2017. Join us on this exciting journey, to be the next major software development company to grow out of Scotland.

Working as a Data Scientist, your main responsibilities will be:

* Design of human-computer interfaces for visualising n-dimensional data relationships

* Implementation of modern data analytics methods

* Management of uncertainty in decision analytics

At the completion of the 3-6 month contract, it is the intention to be able to convert the contract over to a permanent, full-time position, with a competitive share option scheme, in Scotland’s next major software vendor.


The ideal candidate will have a post-graduate degree in Data Science. You will be able to demonstrate strong problem solving skills. You will have the ability to work independently, but also as part of a small team.


Closing date for applications is 15 July 2015, 5pm. 

Please submit a CV and brief covering letter through the Adopt an Intern online application form on our website. State a. your availability and b. How you meet the requirements of the job specification. We do NOT accept e-mail applications unless otherwise stated.


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