Statistical R Developer.

To work with the development team to develop statistical apps and algorithms for VSNi digital services.


  • UK office in Hemel Hempstead.
  • May be required to work at any VSN establishment

The role

  • Design, develop and evaluate performance of statistical algorithms within R and Fortran
  • Deliver clearly documented code for integration within VSNi apps
  • Design and develop comprehensive testing programmes for R functions and algorithms
  • Create R libraries to enhance existing apps and interface with APIs


  • Work with key technical and development staff to understand the algorithm and R functional requirements
  • Communicate concepts effectively with both the technical and commercial teams
  • Work with technical team to provide APIs to underlying algorithms

Skills and competencies

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Sciences, Computer Sciences, Mathematics or Statistics
  • A sound understanding of R and experience in R development
  • Experience in library creation including application of continuous integration systems to ensure code quality
  • Experience with a programming language such as C/C++ or Fortran
  • Experience with data visualisation
  • Strong communication and team work skills
  • A proactive problem solver with strong analytical skills
  • Able to travel and work in a multi-cultural environment

What you will learn

  • Understanding real life applications of statistical programming
  • Collaboration with international statisticians, developers and programmers
  • Creating scalable solutions for analytical apps

Compensation and benefits

  • Attractive international/local package based on host location
  • Medical insurance
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Flexible working location/hours
  • Personal Development Program for personal growth
  • Potential for international travel and opportunity to explore the world

How to apply

Please send your CV to