Job description

This full-time vacancy represents an exciting opportunity to join an innovative & fast paced analytics team, developing advanced data science / machine learning solutions to drive business performance and provide a truly data led approach to a range of commercial initiatives.

Read on to find out what you will need to succeed in this position, including skills, qualifications, and experience.

You'll be working on a broad spectrum of activities, ranging from algorithm development and machine learning to complex demand forecast modelling, leveraging meaningful BigData insight to shape, steer and influence project direction.

The business are ideally looking for an experienced data scientist (1- 2 years industry experience) but will welcome applications from exceptional data science graduates that are well equipped to operate in a commercial environment, utilising expertise and knowledge to solve real problems.

Working with a variety of complex datasets, you’ll tell an intriguing story about the business, wider market and customers by developing new modelling techniques, visualisation and analytical pipelines. Once onbaorded into the role you’ll apply advanced analysis using existing machine learning techniques such as generalised linear modelling, gradient boosting and Bayesian inference, and other commonly used Deep Learning techniques.

Selection Of Skills Required

  • Strong academic research background, i.e. STEM honours degree (BSc) qualification and ideally MSc Data Science
  • Dedicated theoretical knowledge of statistical machine learning, reinforcement learning, and deep learning
  • Strong Python/R experience
  • Self-starter, happy to work alone or as part of a team
  • Excellent track record of original research is highly desirable
  • Passion for analysing data and ability to efficiently manipulate datasets
  • Good communication skills and ability to generate discussions around data analytics
  • Inquisitive mind and willingness to make the difference
  • Resilient and able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Delivery-focused with demonstrable track record of on-time delivery
  • Highly accurate with clear attention to detail

In return

  • Highly supportive and innovative team, passionate about making a difference
  • Excellent career development opportunity, optimal time to join a growing business function
  • Excellent starting salary (reviewed annually) and attractive benefits

The Analytics hub (HQ) is located in the East Midlands (Leicestershire) although very much a hybrid working model - applicants are required onsite c1-2 day per week.

Please apply for full job / interview details or an initial discussion about the role.

Please note that at this the business are unable to provide UK visa sponsorship.

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