Data Scientist

Datatech Analytics
May 4, 2022
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Data Scientist R&D - Leicester/Hybrid - salary negotiable depending on experience - J12188

Would you like to work for a world leading highly respected retail organisation? They have an exciting opportunity for a Data Scientist to join the team. This role is responsible for delivering data science projects that leverage their existing big data. With outputs ranging from deploying predictive models to publishing within scientific literature.

There is an expectation that the successful candidate will be able to work remotely and visit site 3 days per month.

What would be your key responsibilities?
• Execute and deliver on data science projects.
• Work with other data scientists and engineers to build data products that expand or make use of our capabilities.
• Support our effort to build an analytics framework to improve the efficiency of our predictive modelling capability.
• Advocate the purpose of data-driven research and work to high scientific standards.
• Have an up-to-date knowledge on data modelling/analysis and data management methods and tools

What are they looking for?
• Degree level qualification in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics or a related field is essential - preferably with an MSc or PhD in these areas.
• Experience with machine learning and deep learning methods and their practical applications preferably within an R&D environment.
• Understanding of software development processes, including testing and version control.
• Proficient in Python; knowledge of Spark, R and SQL.
• Competent handling large datasets in distributed computing environments.
• Proven ability to work with a multitude of stakeholders in delivery of data projects.

If this sounds like the role for you then please apply today!

Alternatively, you can refer a friend or colleague by taking part in our fantastic referral schemes! If you have a friend or colleague who would be interested in this role, please refer them to us. For each relevant candidate that you introduce to us (there is no limit) and we place, you will be entitled to our general gift/voucher scheme.

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