Data Scientist

Location: London

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About Our Client

NHS Test and Trace

Job Description

Experience writing clean 'production level' python code
  • Familiarity with core programming libraries in python and Python coding standards (PEP8)
  • Familiarity with version control systems and working with Github.
  • Ability to write useful unit tests in python (pytest preferred)
  • Knowledge of how to implement software engineering best practice such as a CI/CD with Python
  • Familiar with working in an 'agile' environment
  • Experience of working at pace to deadlines across multiple projects.
  • Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Evidence of being flexible and adaptable to change, remaining calm under pressure and demonstrating resilience.
Desirable Criteria:
  • Management of private (ideally Python) packages using appropriate tools
  • Experience with R/SQL
  • Exposure to cloud computing (AWS/Azure)
  • Exposure to working with data scientists and machine learning projects
  • Maths/ statistics exposure/experience
  • Ability to adapt analysis outputs for a range of audiences, including senior leaders and politicians.
  • Evidence of effective problem-solving skills and ability to apply innovative and creative approaches to analysis.
  • Experience working with sensitive or personally identifiable data and handling associated governance issues.
  • Experience of working within a policy-led environment.
  • Experience in a complex political environment e.g. Civil Service, Local Government, Wider Public Sector.
  • Epidemiology, Genomics or Public Health background would be advantageous in some roles

The Successful Applicant

Skilled with Python and experience within the Civil Service, Local Government or Public Health.

What's on Offer

An opportunity to be part of the defeat of COVID 19 and to use Python in depth.

Thomas Trotman
Quote job ref: JN-022021-2007906
+44 2072 69 6254

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