Closing Date: 20th March 2020

Newman & Spurr Consultancy Ltd (NSC) is a world class provider of simulation and analysis driven Decision Support and Training Solutions, with specialist skills in Analysis & Acquisition Support, Virtual and Constructive Simulation, Mathematical Modelling and Training Delivery.

NSC’s on-going success in the defence market means we are looking for an experienced Mathematical Modeller with an appreciation of the application of Artificial Intelligence techniques and software development skills. Your role will see you tasked by clients in the military and security domains with the collection, management and analysis of data and information which you will utilise to prepare and deliver insightful studies and reports. With previous defence experience you will understand of these domains, and the threats they face in an uncertain world.

Our staff are universally of the highest calibre and this exceptional intellectual capability translates into excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to take a task, understand it, and design a solution that, when implemented, delivers the expected performance. As a recognised Investor in People (IiP) practitioner, NSC provides training to ensure that both the technical and personal development needs of our staff are met.


We are looking for a Mathematical Modeller who has an understanding of Artificial Intelligence applications with sound software development skills. The key selling points of this job are the challenging nature of the work (heavy physics or mathematical focus) and the variety of problems to solve.

In addition to technical analysis, modelling and software development and, dependant on your level of commercial experience, you will also be required to meet with customers to gather requirements, discuss solutions, specify research required and communicate information to other stakeholders.

Due to the highly technical nature of the work a history of high academic achievement is essential – mostly A grade A levels followed by an Engineering, Maths, Physics or similar degree.

Skills should include post-graduate research or development experience in mathematical/physics based topics relevant to engineering, e.g

Modelling of dynamical systems
Operational modelling and/or operational research
Machine learning or autonomous systems
Systems optimisation
Appreciation of the application of Artificial Intelligence
Software engineering with at least one of Matlab, R, Python, Java/JavaFX, C#/WPF/UWP, C++

Challenging and varied projects
26 days’ annual leave, rising to 30 days after qualifying period
Healthy work/life balance (flexitime/remote working)
Company funded personal project development scheme
6% Contributory pension
Private medical insurance
Life insurance
Childcare vouchers
Secure cycle storage and shower facilities
Refurbished, riverside office location
Social events

PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO THE NATURE OF THE WORK, IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT CANDIDATES ARE ABLE TO BE SECURITY CLEARED. Any offer of employment is subject to the company successfully obtaining the required level of security clearance.


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