Head of Data Science

London, England, United Kingdom

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Tech & Data Science

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Full time

Head of Data Science
Tech & Data Science
Limejump Ltd


About Limejump
Optimising a 100% renewable energy future is our vision.

Limejump is a technology platform that manages a large renewable energy network. Our portfolio delivers clean energy to businesses and homes, using renewables and stored energy when it’s needed to meet demand.

We connect and manage 100% renewable energy through the intelligent control of renewable generators, such as wind turbines and solar panels. We work closely with renewable asset owners, buying their energy and then selling it onto the UK’s grid, giving them simple access to the power market. But, the sun isn’t always shining and the wind isn’t always blowing. We must therefore capture energy for times when there is high demand. By harnessing big data and renewable technology, we accelerate the UK’s transition to net zero carbon emissions.


About the role
As Head of Data Science you will lead our team of data scientists and machine learning engineers to solve a number of complex issues across energy, with a focus on asset dispatch & price optimisation models.

Reporting directly into the CTO and part of the extended leadership team, you will be responsible for providing thought and people leadership of the team, while still having an opportunity to get hands-on supporting modelling and/or coding efforts.

You will bring detailed UK electricity market knowledge complemented by a sound understanding of modelling and algorithm development. With the role involving close collaboration with the Technology, Commercial and Trading aspects of Limejump, an ability to effectively collaborate and advocate to stakeholders at all technical levels & backgrounds will be required.

What you'll do:

  • Lead the team to deliver and own high-quality machine learning
  • Hire, retain and mentor a team of talented data scientists and engineers.
  • Contribute to Limejump’s product roadmap.
  • Participate in strategic initiatives with our parent company Shell.
  • Ensure that we are choosing appropriate methodologies and building models and data systems in accordance with best practice.
  • Work with key stakeholders to explain output, significance and advocate for suitable quantitative use cases.


Essential Requirements:

  • A passion for Limejump's mission - to revolutionise the energy industry.
  • UK energy industry experience.
  • Experience of leading, mentoring & managing technical teams.
  • Solid understanding of managing complex data science projects.
  • Effective communication skills, comfortable explaining technical content to non-technical audiences.
  • Experience with common machine learning methods and data science frameworks including Pandas, scikit-learn, TensorFlow/PyTorch.


Company benefits:

  • Competitive pay and an annual performance based bonus.
  • Private Medical Insurance with AXA PPP with £0 annual excess.
  • 25 days annual leave…and one extra day for your birthday.
  • £1k annual innovation budget to spend on self development coupled with 10% time off work to do it.
  • Flexible working options to suit your personal life (including caring responsibility and/or your cultural background).
  • Mental wellbeing support with Mental Health First Aiders and Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Company wide lunch n learns, culturally diverse celebrations and other social events.
  • Parental leave – up to 12 weeks paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave.
  • Subsidised onsite gym membership and weekly fitness classes.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme – enjoy a carbon free commute on us!
  • Life assurance and personal accident insurance.


Other perks and Culture
In addition to the listed benefits above, day-to-day life at Limejump is packed full of perks. There is flexibility to split your working week between home and office as well as flexible working hours to allow for balancing work with personal responsibility and circumstances. In the office we have ample comfortable breakout and booth spaces to promote a collaborative working environment. We have a pool table, regularly stocked snacks and drinks, casual working attire and the option to occasionally bring your best fur friend into work with you.

On top of this we have regular company, department, and team socials to bond with colleagues outside of day-to-day work. Some examples of social and knowledge sharing events include our Summer and end of year party, Stress Awareness Month, Ramadan and World Pizza Day. To see what we arranged for these events and more, check out our socials on our Instagram page here.

Working Pattern
Limejump works off hybrid model, split between home and office working.

Unfortunately, Limejump cannot offer 100% remote roles.

Diversity Statement
Limejump values equality and diversity, and we welcome applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Background Checks
This role will be subject to the following background checks, in line with the Limejump Recruitment Privacy Notice: Right to Work in the UK checks, proof of address, reference checks and basic criminal record check. For further information please see the Limejump Recruitment Privacy Notice here.

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