Data Scientist

Job description

Role Overview

Planning-inc (Next15 brand) is seeking bright, aspiring data-focused graduates to join our expanding technical team as Programmers working across our exciting range of blue-chip clients enabling them to give their customers relevant, tailored, and personalised experiences. You will become an expert in understanding how databases work and will gain a solid grounding in data that will enable you to build a successful career in database design, development, analysis, or data science.

The right candidate will be enthusiastic and a quick learner, be an excellent problem solver and communicator and will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment working across several projects at the same time.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support in designing, developing, implementing and maintaining database solutions
  • Create SQL scripts and SSIS packages for data loading, conversion and integration
  • Run, maintain and QA standard data feeds, processes, outputs and reports
  • Review, analyse and document data and workflow processes
  • Provide technical advice and respond timely to error reports, problems or questions
  • Use of marketing platforms such as IBM Campaign, Salesforce Marketing Cloud and FastStats

Essential Skills

  • Degree educated with a mathematical or scientific background (essential)
  • Excellent numeracy skills (essential)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server or any other RDBMS (desirable)
  • Experience of using APIs or Azure cloud services (desirable)
  • Familiarity with programming languages such as Microsoft ASP.NET and C# using MVC framework and Visual Studio Code (desirable)
  • Predictive modelling and machine learning using statistical methods and tools such as R (desirable)


  • Annual Performance bonus
  • 25 days annual leave + additional days with service
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme - buy up to 5 days
  • 2 Community volunteer days
  • Pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Hybrid working environment
  • Gym membership discount
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Opt-in Private Dental Insurance
  • Workplace Nursery Scheme
  • Referral Bonus Scheme
  • Eye Care vouchers
  • Green Car Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • and more

Salary is based on experience

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