Senior Data Scientist

  • Location

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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  • Salary:

    £400.00 - £450.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Kate Smith

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Senior Data Scientist

6 Months


  • The client is looking for a talented and enthusiastic contractor working in the role of a Senior Data Scientist in our multidisciplinary TSG Data Science team.
  • The clients advanced and energy-efficient technologies are at the heart of a computing and connectivity revolution that is transforming the way people live and businesses operate.
  • Development of these technologies is based on ever more complex workflows producing vast amounts of data. Using data science / machine learning, our team exploits these data to enable data-driven decisions, reduce product costs / time-to-market and improve the efficiency / effectiveness of workflows and technology quality.
  • The client looks forward to welcoming you, someone with a keen interest in data science / machine learning, an analytical thinker who is able to quickly integrate into our dedicated and highly skilled group of experts.
  • Your primary focus will be in applying data science / machine learning / statistical analysis to take on complex, interesting data challenges and extract actionable information from high-dimensional (engineering) data. You will work on a complex project meaningful to Engineering.

Key Responsibilities

  • Apply data science / machine learning, statistical techniques, etc to solve complex engineering data challenges
  • Work in the data science team to invent, prototype and deploy solutions
  • Process, cleanse, and verify the integrity of different types of data
  • Data visualisation
  • Validate and track performance of deployed models

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Expertise / experience in data science / machine learning
  • Ability to rapidly prototype and deploy solutions
  • Proficiency in gathering, cleansing and analysing data
  • Data-oriented personality
  • Interest and endurance in taking on a complex, challenging data problem
  • A good university degree and/or extraordinary talent in data science, mathematics, statistics, physics or other data science related areas

Preferred Skills

  • Industry experience, PhD, equivalent expertise and/or extraordinary talent in Machine Learning
  • Ability to use data science tools and languages, including Python, Pytorch, Caffe, TensorFlow, Keras, scikit-learn, pandas, scipy, R, etc
  • Experience in software development
  • Knowledge of SQL, NoSQL, Spark, Linux, GPU computing, etc.
  • Deep understanding of software development workflow, such as Git usage, CI/CD, etc.