Data Scientist

Our data science capability is currently an area of growth for our business. We are looking for highly-motivated data scientists to help develop our GIS analytics technologies and platform.


The ideal candidate for this role will have one or more of the following skills:

  • Experience with Data science and Big Data technologies, such as machine learning
  • Experience with Python-based software development, and an appreciation of modern software development practices
  • Knowledge of GIS, Earth Observation or Remote Sensing techniques
  • Experience with large-scale image analysis and pattern recognition

The following are essential attributes:

  • An enthusiasm to learn and adapt quickly
  • Strong technical and data analysis skills
  • The ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • The ability to understand and communicate technical concepts


The job will be based in the UK in our Skipton (North Yorkshire) office at the Broughton Hall Estate. It is a scenic rural location on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, so this role would particularly suit somebody looking for a relaxed lifestyle in a beautiful environment. Skipton and the surrounding areas also offer a number of outstanding schools, making the location ideal for families.

Salary and Benefits

A competitive salary is available depending on experience, together with a comprehensive benefits package including pension scheme, life insurance, medical assistance scheme, subsidised permanent health insurance and childcare vouchers. The JBA Group is an employee-owned company and staff qualify for profit share after a minimum length of service.

The JBA Group is committed to ensuring that all staff are able to work to their full potential.  We have in place a structured training and development plan and every member of staff has an Individual Training Plan and a training budget.


For further information or an informal discussion about this position please contact David Wood on +44 (0) 1756 799919 or by email.  Applications must be made using our standard application form and returned along with your CV and covering letter.

Closing Date:
Thursday, May 31, 2018