Closed CLOSING DATE: 27/03/2019

Return To Scene Ltd

Graduate Data Science Project Assistant

0 Application(s) to date

Undergraduate Degree, Postgraduate Degree

Closing Date:
12 months
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Placement summary

Return To Scene Limited delivers award-winning software, visualisation and digitalisation solutions to the world's biggest companies. As part of the Support & Development Team, you will help to improve operational efficiency and identify areas for potential improvement across operational and software processes. This 12 month placement provides an excellent opportunity to develop skills and experience within a growing and diverse team in a busy city centre office. If you are an enthusiastic graduate looking to start your career, we want to hear from you. 

Job description

Project Description

Reporting to the Technical Director, you will be a key part of a growing collaborative innovation team within the business. This is a significant project for us and you will deploy your recently acquired skills, knowledge and expertise to drive efficiencies and identify improvements to our operational and software practices.

Placement Objectives

You will gain credible experience by working on a project with tangible benefits to the business. You will also benefit from experience of wider industrial research and development application within an award-winning innovator.

Role Description

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • To generate a comprehensive understanding for the business of current processes and systems. This is two-fold and will focus on both operational and software related processes
  • Identify areas for potential improvement
  • To create a recommended improvement strategy and support in its implementation


A Computer Science or related degree would be ideal for the role.

Skills / Experience

Essential Skills

You will be an innovative problem solver with a desire to find new ways of working. A strong grounding in Computing Science, with experience working with databases and software coding is essential.

  • Ability to plan, prioritise and organise multiple work tasks
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Good team player, but able to work on own initiative
  • Ability to be creative, flexible, innovative and take the initiative
  • Methodical
  • Self-motivated

Desirable Skills

Database and coding experience (for example)

  • SQL
  • Python
  • PowerShell
  • Windows Server
  • Experience with cloud computing services (e.g. Microsoft Azure)
  • Data science skills
  • Experience with visual survey data (e.g. Laser scanning, photogrammetry, 3D design models       


Placement benefits

As part of your ScotGrad placement, you will be able to participate in a couple of training courses mainly online, and one classroom based. The courses are themed around environmental management and quality standards and will provide you with knowledge and skills which will enhance your current and future skills.

ScotGrad placements also offer a unique opportunity to connect with a vast network of graduates and ScotGrad alumni. All graduates appointed through the programme are encouraged to make use of the ScotGrad LinkedIn group to communicate with other ScotGrad participants, learn about any professional development opportunities and build up a professional network.

Additional information



18th March 2019

Company information

Return To Scene Limited delivers award-winning software, visualisation and digitalisation solutions to the world's biggest companies.

We are committed to supporting our clients to overcome the challenges of the ever-increasing pace of technological development and embrace the digital future.

Established in 2008, our continuous drive for research and development and innovation has ensured we remain at the cutting edge – setting the benchmark in visual asset integrity across the multiple industries we support internationally.

As part of James Fisher & Sons plc, a FTSE 250 Company, we harness the stability and global footprint of a strong parent company - while retaining the agility of a business shaped by technological innovation.

Return To Scene’s global operations are managed from its headquarters in Aberdeen, Scotland and supported by a network of regional agents and partners.

From our origins revolutionising the capture and presentation of crime scenes and supporting incident investigation for police, government and the forensic sector, we developed our capabilities to produce solutions for other industries.

Today, the potential application of what we do is unlimited

Company website: www.r2s.co.uk