Data Scientist

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Location: London

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Data Scientist - Contract - 8 months - Remote working acceptable - (£500 - £600 per day)

Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Data Scientist!

Our client require an experienced Data Scientist to join an innovative strategic project. This position will be working across recommendation, prediction, segmentation, optimization, machine learning and other areas where data and statistical methods can be applied to measurable advantage. Focus will be on interesting high value problems which impact frontline strategy and operations globally.

The Data Scientist should have a strong statistical background, with a very good understanding of common machine learning techniques.

The Data Scientist should be proficient and have commercial experience working in R or Python & SQL as a minimum!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive and lead the data strategy for this project, including sourcing data
  • Create algorithms and prototypes that can be put into production once the value is proven
  • Study user behaviour, demographics, content types, and a variety of different platforms to analyse ways to help the project
  • Combine data sources with insights to progress the project
  • Work collaboratively with our Data Science teams across the globe
  • Research and develop data driven solutions
  • Build/refine/improve new or pre-existing statistical models or processes
  • Advise on data related topics to help guide or inform business decisions
  • Preparing data sets for applications such as classification, modelling and clustering

The ideal candidate would have:

  • Experience of data mining tools and algorithms, machine learning and statistics (e.g. regression, decision trees, neural networks, collaborative filtering, clustering, survival analysis, graph theory, etc.)
  • Analytic abilities using SQL, R and other tools
  • Working knowledge of cloud-based data environments & tools (e.g. AWS, BigQuery, Hadoop, etc.)
  • Development skills in Python and JavaScript ideally (e.g. D3)
  • Use of Jira and other tools
  • Creative thinking and analytical problem solving approach
  • High energy and enthusiasm

Data Scientist - Contract - 8 months - Remote working acceptable - (£500 - £600 per day)

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