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Data Scientist

Job Title: Data Scientist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Duration: 3 months
REF: X/DS/Sara_1626365439
Contact Name: Sara Rowe
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Data Scientist - Contract - London

Job Purpose

Develop data and machine learning algorithms using data science tools. Carry out advanced statistical analysis in big data. Capture and translate requirements for effective data extraction and analysis to facilitate complex decision making.

Key Accountabilities

1. Analyse and translate complex business needs to data and machine learning tasks for delivery

2. Develop Python code using open source frameworks to access and interrogate structured and unstructured data for analytical purposes

3. Train, test and maintain machine learning models on Cloud environments to accelerate the solution development and deployment to users

4. Carry out statistical and commercial analysis to answer complex business decisions

5. Produce reports and use visualisation techniques to share the results of data solutions and deepen understanding across various stakeholders

6. Design and develop data and analytical solutions in collaboration with users, programme managers and architects to enable and support business change

7. Create and maintain project artefacts and documentation, to enable the efficient deployment of the data and machine-learning solutions to production

8. Proactively look for new insights in new and existing data sources for better understanding of the business processes and how they can be improved.

9. Keep up with training and development in the field of statistics and machine learning to identify innovation opportunities for the company.

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications


Significant practical experience in descriptive / predictive modelling and visualisation methods and techniques

Strong skills and practical experience in Machine Learning on the Cloud (Azure, GCP or Amazon) using Numpy, Scikit Learn, Tensorflow, Keras, PyTorch or other data mining frameworks

Excellent programming skills using Python, R and other programming languages

Degree or/and postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline (e.g. Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science) or equivalent experience.

Good knowledge of SQL, data modelling and ETL transformation in relational databases

Analytical thinking with excellent communication skills


Master in machine learning, computer science, statistics, mathematical science, operational research or similar discipline

Experience in Web programming and software engineering

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