Data Science Lead Technologist

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Date: 10 Nov 2023

Location: Mumbai, MH, IN, 400093 Chennai, TN, IN, 600032

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:38720




Data Science Lead Technologist



Lloyd’s Register


Location: - Mumbai/Chennai, India


What we’re looking for 

We are seeking an individual to lead and develop LR's capability in data and digital development activities across research and technology portfolios. Work with LR's domain experts on challenging problems that matter for safety and sustainability. The role will shape the understanding and development of LR's approach  to the data driven assurance, aligning with our strategy and client needs. Key to this will be supporting knowledge and capability development across our technical communities as we transition to Digital assurance of ships and Offshore installations. 


Specific areas of expertise we are seeking for advancing data and digital initiatives within our portfolio include:

  • Proficiency in handling statistical process control data within a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in utilizing data for making quality assurance decisions within manufacturing operations.
  • The ability to effectively analyze extensive manufacturing data to identify trends while ensuring compliance requirements are met.
  • Competence in data analytics to demonstrate safety, performance, and compliance.


While it is advantageous for the aforementioned expertise to be in the realm of materials, equipment, or components used in the marine industry, we also consider other operational experiences. Furthermore, having prior experience in maritime or offshore industry manufacturing, such as in steel production, engines, machinery, or related sectors, is a desirable attribute.


 What we offer you 


  • Competitive Salary
  • The opportunity to work for an organization that has a strong sense of purpose, is values driven and helps colleagues to develop professionally and personally through our range of people development programmes. 


The role 

  • Apply technical expertise to advance LR's data and digital assurance capabilities in the realms of maritime safety and environmental compliance.
  • Assume a leadership role as a key stakeholder in the development of LR's data and digital assurance capabilities across LR's technical communities.
  • Evaluate and select appropriate data sources, including real-time data streams and discrete data sets, and employ effective data-gathering techniques to enhance data collection methods and architecture.
  • Conduct testing of data mining models to identify the most suitable ones for project implementation.
  • Apply statistical learning methodologies to predict the probabilities of extreme events and anomalies.
  • Define applications of algorithms in the design patterns of analytical tools to provide valuable insights to stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with the team to offer data and digital expertise required to support client and LR stakeholder projects.
  • Collaborate closely with technical domain specialists, especially in materials and manufacturing, to comprehend current data sources and outline future data requirements while establishing technical governance.
  • Lead LR's research and technology development efforts in assigned projects and keep a vigilant eye on developments within the LR client community. Engage in liaisons and collaborations with industry and academic stakeholders, continually identifying new opportunities.
  • Interface with and support the commercial and marketing team as needed, providing technical input into the development of our commercial offerings in the field of data and digital capability.
  • Contribute to the evolution of the technical content of LR procedures, rules, and industry guidance.
  • Share data and digital knowledge and expertise through participation in internal and external events, including representing LR on committees and research panels.
  • Identify and consistently seek enhancements to data and digital technical governance activities, ensuring their effective integration into operations.
  • Provide training and mentorship to team members to facilitate effective knowledge transfer and application.
  • Maintain strict compliance with all health and safety rules, instructions, and systems, and refrain from undertaking work that may jeopardize safety or health, either yours or that of others.
  • Actively pursue Continuing Professional Development and maintain a broad spectrum of discipline knowledge and awareness.
  • Undertake project management responsibilities when applicable, including monitoring project progress and expenditure against budget and contract requirements.


What you bring 


  • A minimum of a master's degree or post-graduate qualification in data science or an equivalent qualification recognized by Lloyd’s Register.
  • Demonstrated knowledge gained through coursework, projects, and prior professional experience in areas such as machine learning, fault diagnosis, formal methods, optimization theory, artificial intelligence, and system safety theory. Proficiency in imbalanced learning is also advantageous.
  • Proven experience, documented through coursework, projects, and professional roles, in setting up and executing experimental work.
  • Expertise in developing end-to-end machine learning projects, encompassing MLops (Machine Learning Operations) and distributed computing.
  • Proficiency in scientific computing within development environments such as Python and/or Matlab, R, extending beyond basic scripting capabilities.
  • The ability to showcase technical qualifications through diverse documentation, which may include scientific publications, personal webpages, or links to GitHub repositories.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, recognizing the importance of people and relationships alongside technical proficiency. Familiarity with technical authoring of engineering procedures, specifications, and standards is an advantageous asset.
  • A track record of leading by example in delivering exceptional customer service, both individually and as part of a team.
  • Confidence and competence in reviewing processes and procedures, and the ability to implement necessary changes.
  • Proficiency in MS 365 packages and relevant database software to efficiently manage data, generate reports, track KPIs, and provide valuable recommendations.



About us 

We are a leading international technical professional service provider and a leader in classification, compliance, and consultancy services to the marine and offshore industry, a trusted advisor to our customers helping to design, construct and operate their assets to the highest levels of safety and performance. We are shaping the industry’s future through the development of novel and innovative technology for the next generation of assets, while continuing to deliver solutions for our customers every day.


Be a part of 

Lloyd’s Register is wholly owned by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a politically and financially independent global charity that aims to engineer a safer world through promoting safety and education. For a thriving ocean economy, Lloyd’s Register colleagues and Lloyd’s Register Foundation work together to fund research, foster industry collaboration and develop action-oriented solutions to make the world a safer place. 


Want to apply 


We hire people with a wide variety of skills, experience, and backgrounds. This includes people with disability, women, people identifying as LGBTIQIA+, culturally and linguistically diverse people, careers, and other varied groups. 


We are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to all candidates. Please let us know if you need any assistance or reasonable adjustments throughout your application and we will do everything we possibly can to support you. 



If you don't tick every box in these ads, please don't rule yourself out. We focus on hiring people who share our goal of working together for a safer, sustainable, thriving ocean economy. 


We care, we share, we do the right thing.


If you have further questions about this role, please contact us at and we will respond to you as soon as possible.




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