Junior Data Scientist - Statistical modelling

Job description

Junior Data Scientist - Permanent

Location: West London

Are you a passionate Data Scientist looking for the next significant step in your career? Do you have strong python skills and enjoy investigating data?

The client

A global and well-established advertising company with a focus on audience engagement are searching for Data scientist to join them on a permanent basis.


You will be joining a large team of data scientists with experience and expertise in a wide range of methodologies and toolkits. As well as collaborate with other data scientists to help improve and enrich data and additional product offerings.

Your responsibilities

  • Develop new mathematical and statistical algorithms and enhance existing ones.
  • Interact with other members of the research team, locally and globally, in the definition, improvement and implementation of data integration algorithms and strategies
  • To take lead in Data Fusion/Integration projects, liaising with clients and stakeholders as appropriate.
  • To research and test new Integration data modelling and methodology approaches, by initial prototyping and testing
  • Specify development requirements for implementation by the Software Development team.
  • Provide data analysis and interpretation for algorithm implementations and evaluation of the resulting hybrid datasets.
  • To support, develop and enhance methodologies for Kantar Media services worldwide and expand Kantar Media's ability to conduct statistically sophisticated analysis.
  • To provide expertise and technical insight into new metrics for audience data
  • To guide and mentor the Fusion team

Your experience

  • Very strong mathematical and statistical skills, and with a passion for the development and implementation of new algorithms
  • A PhD/Master's degree in Statistics, Mathematics, or a highly numerate discipline
  • Programming/data analysis experience, preferably Python
  • Skilled in working with large and complex datasets with a keen eye for detail and accuracy
  • A passion in statistical and research methods
  • Experience using pattern recognition methods
  • A strong track record and demonstrable interest in analysing data and looking for stories, patterns, trends, and insights.
  • 1 year experience as a manager (of data scientists)

What's next?

If you believe you have the desired skills and experience, please follow the link to apply and attach a copy of your latest CV. If successful, a consultant will be in touch to discuss in more detail.

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