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Lead Data Scientist


Data Science and Engineering
United Kingdom - Bristol Office

About Us 

We are a highly technical, creative and collaborative team made up of App, Cloud, Data Science, and Embedded Engineers. We partner with teams across Dyson to rapidly refine early product concepts and ideas, by developing working prototypes that de-risk tech and help production teams understand what is required so they can focus on delivering.  We are also responsible for understanding the latest software developments to spotting opportunities for future concepts or platform improvements. 
Our team: 
We have a culture of trust and respect; we believe the teams themselves are the best people to decide how they deliver work, and that within the teams everyone’s contribution is vital. We regularly share our knowledge and interests through community meetings, which regularly lead to the adoption of new technologies, methods, and cross-team collaboration.   

About the Role

The successful Data Scientist will be working on a range of projects, from identification to development of data features/products that enable our ambitious future roadmap. With access to a unique global IoT dataset, this is an opportunity to use and develop leading data techniques/tools in a truly innovative environment.

About You


  • Lead a number data science projects/initiatives that form part of a roadmap exciting new data products and capabilities.
  • Responsible for delivering agile data science at scale using MLOps framework to ensure continuous development & improvement. 
  • Collaborate with team-members in code reviews and critical feedback sessions to continuously improve product delivery.
  • Present findings and recommendations to senior stakeholders and wider project teams.
  • Develop and implement supporting processes to enhance our data platform to be capable of meeting our ambitions.
  • Collaborate and communicate with others to drive cross-team and cross-organisation initiatives forward. Work across disciplines to recommend the best solution for the problem at hand, including data science and non-data science solutions


  • Continually learn new data science skills, techniques and tools to maximise competitive advantage; participate in internal & external technology communities.
  • Experience using statistical and forecasting techniques such as time series analysis, forecast modelling, regression analysis etc.
  • Highly proficient in Python/R and SQL. 
  • Demonstrated experience mentoring and leading team-mates in statistics, machine learning & programming.
  • Exceptional communication skills to all levels; ability to communicate complex findings in a simple manner.
  • Experience in dealing with large databases(SQL) and scaling cloud compute. 
  • BSc or equivalent in statistics, applied mathematical or relevant scientific discipline. Need to be highly numerate with strong pattern recognition ability.



  • Performance related bonus 
  • Company paid Life Assurance 
  • Discounts on Dyson machines 
  • Competitive pension scheme 
  • Purchase additional holidays  


  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays 
  • Free bus travel to and from Malmesbury campus from Bristol, Chippenham and Swindon 
  • Endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch  
  • On-site lifestyle Assist 
  • Electric vehicle scheme  


  • Private Medical insurance for all employees 
  • Employee Assistance Program for employee and dependents 
  • Digital GP and prescription service 
  • Fertility treatment support 



Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.