Technical Business Analyst

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Location: London, GB

McLaren Applied Technologies is a high-performance technology company which combines fresh thinking and innovation to solve crucial challenges and improve people's lives in industries as diverse as health, public transport, automotive and motorsport.

Our team 
We are on a mission to elevate transport system reliability, resilience, and sustainability. Harnessing decades of experience in real time data capture, simulation, and decision science in motorsport, we are working with transport operators, manufacturers, and mobility providers to apply our desire to constantly innovate and deliver the future of intelligent mobility. Together we will transform transport to deliver the optimal passenger experience: reducing disruption, releasing network capacity and enhancing personalised travel.

The role
Working closely with the clients, partners, and internal business units, to build the definition of the problem, collaborating with technical teams to deliver complex solutions. In a unique position to drive innovation in line with the strategic goals of MAT/MDSci, by bridging the gap between the various technical teams and market facing units.
You will lead concept definition and design complex solutions for customers in line with MAT technical strategy. Develop a thorough understanding of customer needs, and explore opportunities, with the benefit of market insight and a high level of technical knowledge to guide early stages of solution definition. Develop, communicate, and refine concept with aid of visualisations and dynamic wireframes. Initiate technical phase of projects through data acquisition, manipulation, exploratory statistical analysis and modelling and simulation (prototyping).

•    Researches, scopes, and designs complex solutions to McLaren Applied Technologies Transport customers and partners.
•    Determines systems specifications and working parameters for system interoperability.
•    Facilitate translation of business requirements and problems into technology understanding.
•    Communicate complex propositions and services, in conjunction with commercial team, to senior client representatives.
•    Create qualified product and service architecture scopes for engineering team to deliver against.
•    Develop specific product and service roadmap against Transport team business strategies including presentation and proof of concept material
•    Manage technical qualification of opportunities utilising bid gate review process.
•    Identify the appropriate engineering teams (connectivity, software, analytics, design, simulation, systems engineering, etc.) for each project and encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing.
•    Work closely with project managers to ensure that projects are delivered on time and within scope.
•    Support product and solution roadmaps that reflect MAT product capabilities and expectation of McLaren brand.

Skills and experience:
•    Preferable experience in technical delivery within the transportation industry in a data science role.
•    Support of solution & model build (advanced analytics & ML approaches incl. classification, regression, time series prediction)
•    Technical presentation (report generation, markdown, visualisation libraries & custom theme build)
•    Rapid analysis and synthesis of data and information, coupled with strong technical communication skills
•    Able to engage a broad range of stakeholders at all levels within a matrix organisation, including multi-disciplinary technical/engineering teams
•    Improve best practice of standards and documentation, facilitate organisational learning, and support continuous improvement

•    Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent discipline / highly numerate Applied, Natural or Social Sciences, 2.1 or above
•    Demonstrable experience in technical delivery, leading customer engagements
•    Seen as technical expert/advisor in data science and information exploitation, and modelling and simulation as a bonus

The work environment
You will be based at the world-renowned McLaren Technology Centre. Our campus includes a subsidised restaurant, a café, a gym with a pool, break-out spaces, bicycle storage facilities and more. Our environment is designed to encourage collaborative working across all teams. You will be within one hundred metres of a specialist within their field, whether it’s in design, modelling and simulation, software development, data analytics, electronics hardware, finance and marketing.

McLaren’s Product Innovation Framework
Take the unique opportunity to bring your own ideas to life, whether it’s a software package or a tangible product. If the application for your idea is successful, it will be backed by a significant pledge from the business to fund time and materials costs. Our ambition is that we continue to foster the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship within Applied Technologies.

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