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Data Scientist - £60-80k - London

  • Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 11/10/2016
  • Job reference: J356589A

Data Scientist - (Python, R, Machine Learning, SQL)

Our client is an industry leading marketing organisation. They are looking for a Data Scientist (R/Python, Machine Learning, NLP) to join their successful and established Data Science team (team of 10).

Incredible offices based in central London, minutes from several of London's major tube stations.

Paying £60,000 - £80,000 dependant on experience, up to 25% bonus with additional benefits.

The Role

We are currently looking for a data scientist to join the Analytics team. The role will consist of responsibilities such as:

  • Act as a data science expert within a team, advise other team members on best practice and the application of advanced analytical methods such as data munging, statistical data modelling and data mining using unstructured datasets.
  • Conduct internal consultancy to advise and guide the Business on the best practice application of data analytics and data science.
  • Have a keen awareness of the latest developments in data science and actively assess and develop any applications to the function.
  • Liaise as directed with global Analytics teams to elicit analytics requirements, and work with them to deliver appropriate data analytics in an efficient way.
  • Work proactively with teams to research areas where data science can add value to the wider business.
  • Prepare detailed written and verbal reports, findings and presentations.

Skills & Background

  • 2+ years of hands-on technical experience ESSENTIAL
  • Data Mining & NLP
  • Degree and/or relevant professional qualification and/or relevant consulting or industry expertise.
  • Strong working knowledge of SQL.
  • Proven commercial experience using R and/ or Python.
  • Experience of implementing analytical algorithms (Machine Learning)
  • Experience of working with large data sets and knowledge of unstructured data analysis.
  • Passion for working with data to solve business problems.
  • Experience within Marketing/Retail Industries is desirable.

Interpersonal Skills:

  • This role will face off to a wide variety of Stakeholders including Senior Executives so a professional demeanour and excellent communication skills are essential.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities is essential.
  • Excellent sense of organisation, initiative and prioritisation of objectives, with the ability to balance multiple projects and other responsibilities.

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