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  • Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • Rate: Up to 550.00
  • Start Date: 16/08/2019
  • Duration: 6 months

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location


Data Scientist required for a leading Bank in Sheffield, successful candidates should have proven hands on experience productionsing Machine Learning, using Spark to put experiments into production, and have strong programming skills with Python.


Responsibilities of the role


The chosen individual will be responsible to deliver tangible value through building pipelines, productionising data science solutions, running machine learning tests, re-training models when required and maintaining solutions.



The right individual needs to deliver focused and will be working closely with customers and data scientists to maintain and productionise algorithms and analytical solutions on their cloud infrastructure.


Skills Required:


  • 2 years+ commercial experience with practical examples of success in implementing production ready data science solutions

  • MSc or above in Computer Science or related quantitative field

  • Experience of software engineering and a strong understanding of software design patterns, particularly microservices, with strong understanding of AWS environment and products

  • Experience using Git and deploying code in different staging environments

  • Strong background in machine learning using unsupervised and supervised methods

  • Experience building APIs using frameworks like Python

  • Use of Data Science modelling and Scripting tools eg. R, Python and Data Science Notebooks (eg Jupyter)

  • Ability to independently interpret different mathematical measures of accuracy and suggest ways to improve data science models


Location: Sheffield


Length: 6 month contract initially (strong chance of extension)


Rate: £500 – £550 a day


How to Apply: If you want to work with passionate individuals and be part of a business critical team then this is the opportunity for you. Alternatively if you have a friend or colleague that may be suitable please pass on my details. Successful referrals will be rewarded.


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