Data Scientist (SC / DV / NPPV3 Cleared)

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    London, England

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    £500.00 - £900.00 per day

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    Experis UK

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    12-24 months

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Our Central Government client based in London are recruititing for a number of Data Scientists and Analytic specialists. The role requires SC / DV / NPPV3 clearance.

Data Scientist

Authority requires data science expertise to support;

  • Development and deployment of machine learning models and information retrieval systems.
  • Monitoring and making improvements to existing models and information retrieval systems.
  • Migration of models to Cloud environment.
  • Upskilling of Civil Service Data Science team and client analysts.

The Data Science team is at the forefront of data analytics within the government. The Central Gov client is currently seeking a provider to support the completion of deliverables and on-going development of data products. The Central Gov client wish to engage a team to drive delivery and provide continued data science specialist support to the Data Science team, including transition of products into live service.

Key Skills / Experience

  • Demonstrable experience of developing new machine learning models and information retrieval products.
  • Demonstrable experience of maintenance and iterative improvement of existing models and information retrieval products
  • Demonstrable experience of applying a wide range of data science techniques methods, such as supervised machine learning, unsupervised machine learning, text analytics, network analytics, geospatial analytics
  • Demonstrable experience of developing analytical pipelines to process streaming data and provide near-real-time model results
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering data science products using a variety of suitable technologies, such as Python, SQL, Docker, GitLab, CI-CD, AWS, Neo4j, Gremlin.
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering data insight work (e.g. data exploration and production of reproducible research to share with customers
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering data analysis / exploration tools (e.g. interactive notebooks / data visualisation dashboards)
  • Demonstrable experience of managing machine learning products at all stages, from discovery to live service
  • Demonstrable experience of using leading edge analytical techniques and tools
  • Demonstrable experience of developing and deploying models and products in Cloud environment
  • Demonstrable experience of collaborating with business analysts, user researchers and customer product owners to understand requirements and translate into tractable analytical problems
  • Demonstrable experience of providing thought leadership for tackling data science problems.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of legal, ethical and regulatory requirements relating to machine learning in the public sector
  • Provide evidence of experience in skills and knowledge transfer of cutting-edge data science tools and techniques
  • Account management able to provide summaries and clarity over day to day activities for Programme Managers.
  • Have demonstrable experience of working within a central government environment
  • Demonstrable (and recent) experience of supporting teams to meet the government's Service Standard.