Data Scientist - Python Programmer

Location: London

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About Our Client

My client is a large health department in central government within the Public Sector and Government industry - who play a vital role in the fight against Covid!

Job Description

The successful candidate for this 3 month contract (remote) based out of my clients site in London will be responsible for the following -

  • Writing clean 'production level' python code
  • Work with core programming libraries in python and Python coding standards (PEP8)
  • Write useful unit tests in python (pytest preferred)
  • Implement software engineering best practice such as a CI/CD with Python
  • Familiar with working in an 'agile' environment
  • Deliver to deadlines across multiple projects.

The Successful Applicant

To be considered for the Data Scientist - Python Programmer 3 month contract the candidate must present evidence of the following -

  • Management of private (ideally Python) packages using appropriate tools
    • Working knowledge and capability with R/SQL
    • Exposure to cloud computing (AWS/Azure)
    • Exposure to working alongside with data scientists and machine learning projects
    • A track record with Maths and statistics exposure
    • 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.
    • A track record of working with sensitive or personally identifiable data and handling associated governance issues, alongside working within a policy-led environment.
    • A track record of working in a complex political environment e.g. Civil Service, Local Government and the wider Public Sector will be an advantage.
    • Epidemiology, Genomics or Public Health background would be advantageous in some roles

What's on Offer

The day rate for this Data Scientist - Python Programmer role is up to £400 per day and is inside of IR35

Tom Gilchrist
Quote job ref: JN-022021-2008080
+44 207 269 6253

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