Senior Research Data Scientist

Job description


Most companies try to meet expectations, dunnhumby exists to defy them. Using big data, deep expertise and AI-driven platforms to decode the 21st century human experience – then redefine it in meaningful and surprising ways that put customers first. Across digital, mobile and retail. For brands like Tesco, Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble and PepsiCo.

We’re looking for an Senior Research Data Scientist who expects more from their career. It’s a chance to apply your expertise to distil complex problems into compelling insights using the best of machine learning and human creativity to deliver effective and impactful solutions for clients. Joining our advanced data science team, you’ll lead and execute projects to distil complex problems into compelling insights, using the best of dunnhumby science and make recommendations that resonate with clients and lead them to action.

What we expect from you

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Mathematics, Economics, Applied Statistics, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering or related field.
Experience with handling large data volumes with modern data processing tools, e.g. by using Hadoop / Spark / SQL / Python.
Highly organised - can build complex workflows and judge best return on effort across multiple potential areas of improvement
Develop global solutions around Customer DNA, Customer Choice Modelling and Strategy Optimisation
Good judge on reward vs. effort of integrating new data, new techniques, or new technology
Deploy, and mentor the team to deploy data science algorithms and market products on chosen tech stack for efficient and cost-effective delivery.

What you can expect from us

We won’t just meet your expectations. We’ll defy them. So you’ll enjoy the comprehensive rewards package you’d expect from a leading technology company. But also, a degree of personal flexibility you might not.

Plus, thoughtful perks, like early finish Friday and your birthday off.

You’ll also benefit from an investment in cutting-edge technology that reflects our global ambition. But with a nimble, small-business feel that gives you the freedom to play, experiment and learn.

And we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion. We live it every day – with thriving networks including dh Women’s Network, dh Proud, dh Parent’s & Carer’s, dh One and dh Thrive as the living proof. Everyone’s invited.

Our approach to Flexible Working

At dunnhumby, we value and respect difference and are committed to building an inclusive culture by creating an environment where you can balance a successful career with your commitments and interests outside of work.

We believe that you will do your best at work if you have a work / life balance. Some roles lend themselves to flexible options more than others, so if this is important to you please raise this with your recruiter, as we are open to discussing agile working opportunities during the hiring process.

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