I work within the team responsible for producing vehicle valuations and metrics on our website. As part of my role, I look after the data we use to train our models. I also create and maintain apps which we use to serve the metrics internally and externally.
Predicting the value of a car for a date in the future.
I studied maths at university and did one programming module which I struggled with. I then found enjoyed using Java and applied for a graduate scheme with Auto Trader which has helped me develop my skills further.
I wanted a job with lots of variety and where I could use my brain to solve problems. A housemate at university was doing computer science and suggested I try it.
A willingness to learn is all you need to thrive. There's a role for everyone and lots of variety within each role.