Senior Data Scientist

at easyJet
Published December 1, 2022
Location Luton, United Kingdom
Category Data Science  
Job Type Full-time  


The Role

  • Delivering Data Science projects with minimal support from senior team members providing decision recommendations that fulfil business requirements and enhance existing and new business processes
  • Participating in the majority of the Data Science Project Lifecycle utilising an intermediate knowledge level of the Data Science Toolbox and a good understanding of the easyJet business
  • Management Track: Line managing a few junior team members with support from senior team members
  • Specialist Track: Starting to develop a sufficiently broad area of specialism (e.g. a Technical area such as Optimisation, or a Business area such as Revenue Management), and become a valued and trusted expert within the Data Science team

What You Will Need For The Role

Someone who has intermediate knowledge level of the Data Science Toolbox (i.e. the fundamentals of Mathematics and Statistics, computer programming, Data Ingestion, Data Munging, Data visualisation, Machine Learning, Optimisation, Simulation, Reinforcement Learning and Big Data techniques and technologies)

A candidate with an analytical thought process and ability to process complex information

Someone who keeps up to date with data trends and developments, showing a strong interest and commitment to easyJet, your work and Data Science

A candidate who can set up and configure Data Science technology environments

Someone who is familiar with using Big Data and Cloud environments and the common Data Science toolset

Somebody with a good analytical background, with a degree or MSc in a scientific/engineering field (Statistics, Maths, Computer Science, Engineering, Physical Sciences) or equivalent commercial experience > Ideally have completed a PhD or equivalent research experience in any field

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What’s in it for you?

In addition to your competitive base salary, you’ll qualify for our company wide bonus scheme which could see you earning up to an additional 20% on top of your base each year. We'll also contribute 7% towards your pension. You'll have access to a variety of share options (BAYE, SAYE, Performance Shares) and life assurance is 4 x your annual salary.

Aside from the financials, we offer an extensive suite of flexible benefits that you can opt in or out of, such as Medical Cover, Dental Cover, Green Car, and Cycle to Work Schemes.

This is a hybrid role which will mean 2 days per week at the easyJet holidays HQ in Luton, and occasional international travel will be required.

On top of all of that, you’ll get excellent staff travel benefits which includes heavily discounted flights for you and your friends and family, free easyJet Plus membership, and annual vouchers for you to spend on an easyJet holiday!

About easyjet and apply?

When it comes to innovation and achievement there are few organisations with a better track record. Join us and you’ll be able to play a big part in the success of our highly successful, fast-paced business that opens up Europe so people can exercise their get-up-and-go. With over 300 aircraft flying over 800 routes to more than 30 countries, we’re the UK’s largest airline, the second largest in Europe and the tenth largest in the world. Flying over 80 million passengers a year, we employ over 13,000 people. Its big-scale stuff and we’re still growing.

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens, we sometimes bring the closing date forward - so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.


This full-time role is a Hybrid work location requiring 2 working days in our Luton office per week, and will be 40 hours per week.

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Primary Location

United Kingdom-London-London Luton Airport





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