Data Scientist

Job Type:
Business Transformation
Job reference:
21 days ago

Data Scientist

Salary: Starting at £40,000 - £50,000 negotiable plus benefits

Location: Remote with occasional client travel

My client is a global leader in digital transformation and is looking for a Data Scientist to help generate intelligence from data for their distinguished clients. This role would be perfect for someone that has experience with data Science and is eager to work alongside prestigious clients in defence and public sector industries. By working as a consultant this role would help to design the future of the information space.

You will be working with project teams from an expanding area of the business, the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning team. You'll extract, analyse and interpret large amounts of data from a range of sources, using algorithmic, data mining, artificial intelligence, machine learning and statistical tools, in order to make it accessible to their clients. You will then present your results using clear and engaging language in a way that bridges the fundamentally theoretical aspects of these initiatives to the business needs. This includes translating between technical and nontechnical audiences.

This is a permanent role that will require the successful applicant to apply for security clearance.

Essential Requirements

  • A Master's degree in Data Science or at least a year's professional experience within Data Science.
  • Competence in Python or R is essential and other common languages and tools would be assets.
  • You will have a strong appreciation of statistical methods, experimental design and the underlying principles of machine learning algorithms. You will have the ability to transform, analyse and model data from a variety of data sources, extracting and interpreting trends and insights.
  • Have the ability to obtain SC clearance.

Desirable Experience

  • You will be able to evaluate models and have an awareness of how they can be implemented, monitored and maintained as part of enterprise technology stacks. DataOps / MLOps experience would be valued.
  • There will be opportunities to build skills in coding and the use of no-code/low-code tools as well as broadening your understanding to data platforms and BI. Knowledge of database design as well as experience with SQL is desirable
  • Have worked within an Agile project team in the past.
  • Communicating analytical approaches and findings to both technical and non-technical audiences will an interest.


My client's ambition is to be a diverse and inclusive company where people are truly free to be themselves. They can thrive, achieve their personal goals and innovate without limitations. They welcome everyone to apply.

Family friendly, flexible working arrangements will be considered across all roles.

  • Attractive salary
  • 25 days of Annual leave + an option to purchase more through our Flexible Benefits
  • Flex benefits system - exciting opportunity to choose your own benefits
  • Retail discounts
  • Pension - matching contribution up to 10%
  • Private Medical Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Enrolment in our Share scheme - subject to scheme eligibility criteria
  • Unlimited opportunities to learn in our Training platforms

Junior Data Scientist, Big Data, Defence, Public Sector, SC Clearance, Python, R, Agile, DataOps, MLOPS, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, SQL, Mathematics

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