Graduate Data Scientist

Job Description

Date: Sep 13, 2019

Would you love to explore a career in Data Science, Engineering and Analytics? If you are a recent graduate with good theortical data science knowledge and looking for some hands-on experience in an analytical type role using machine learning and data mining, we would love to hear from you.



We are on the brink of the Networked Society - a technology revolution that will change the world for good through instant global connections and expanded freedom and opportunity.

Ericsson is a world leader in the rapidly changing environment of communications technology – providing equipment, software and services to enable transformation through mobility. Headquartered in Stockholm – Sweden, Ericsson is a publicly listed company with more than 115,000 employees

More than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. Technology is at the heart of our business. Ericsson engineers, researchers and scientists around the world are working on what’s next in information, communications and telecommunications (ICT).

A connected world is just the beginning. Your passion determines what comes next! Apply your ideas and insights to empowering people, business and society.

Come and discover what makes


YOU + ERICSSON a powerful combination


Job description

Ericsson UK are growing their team of Data Science Experts at their Reading office and are looking for brilliant graduates with a passion for technology to join their team. The role gives a comprehensive insight in the World of ICT and successful candidates will enhance their Data Science skills and qualifications to thrive in an exciting career. 

As part of this role you will be working with the leading UK Telecoms operators, driving end-user service improvement and efficiencies in the way we monitor and maintain the customer's networks. The insight gained through data analytics and modelling will also play a vital part in shaping and delivering the next levels of Automation and machine learning which will a key enabler as we embark on the journey of 5G and IoT. Whilst the focus is on UK based customer the reach really is global, it will be just as important to share “best practice” in terms of knowledge, understanding and process as it will be ensuring that you are learning and implementing ideas shared within the global organisation.


What are we looking for?

  • High quality (2:1 or above) numerate degree (Mathematics, Physics, etc.) and excellent A-level results. Degrees from other disciplines will be considered for those with a passion and aptitude for a career in technology and data science;
  • Proven record of using statistical models, like linear and logistic regression model, clustering, predictions and detection.
  • Commitment to career in technology or Data Science;
  • Strong problem-solving skills: able to effectively analyse new situations and to suggest and implement pragmatic solutions;
  • Excellent computer skills: programming experience and abilities to rapidly pick up new and emerging technology will be beneficial;
  • Flexibility to work in a rapidly transforming environment: a can-do attitude with enthusiasm to pick up a broad set of tasks;
  • Knowledge sharing and collaboration with wider team to share best practices
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.



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Primary country and city: United Kingdom (GB) || || Reading || Consulting&SysInt; IT; ProdMgt; R&D; SalesStratMkt&ComMgt; ServEng; SharedServ; Stud&YP; Supply&Log

Req ID: 287036