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  • Location: London
  • Rate: Up to 600.00
  • Start Date: 14/08/2019
  • Duration: Contract

I have an opportunity for an experienced data scientist which is due to run for 6 months, with a possibility of extension. My client's Advanced Analytics team is looking for a Senior Data Scientist to support their initiatives to generate actionable insights and build new products from their rich internal data sets.
The ideal candidate will have critical thinking skills, a quantitative background, strong experience exploring data sets and a high competency using a variety of analytics tools to build machine learning models. They must have a proven ability to drive business results with data-driven insights and should be comfortable working with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams covering different industry sectors.

Responsibilities for Data Scientist:
*Working with stakeholders to build proof of concepts for new business solutions.
*Explore new data with efficiency and asses gathering techniques.
*Help to conceptually frame and refine relevant business questions.
*Build robust data pipelines.
*Develop custom machine learning models and algorithms.
*Coordinate with different functional teams to implement and productionize models whilst monitoring the performance.
*Communicate findings to stakeholders.
Essential Skills:
*Minimum 2 years' experience in a Data Science role.
*Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
*Experience using statistical languages (preferably python or R) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.
*Experience working with data bases (e.g. SQL).
*Profound knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, classification, regression, deep learning) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks.
*Good knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (hypothesis testing, Bayesian statistics, properties of distributions) and experience with applications.
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
*Curiosity to learn new ideas and techniques.
*Robust coding experience (preferably python); experience with version control (preferably git).

If you're an experienced Data Scientist who matches the criteria, feel free to send me a copy of your CV and I'll reach out to discuss in more detail.

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