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Data Scientist

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: BI, Big Data & Analytics
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Data Scientist

Location: London

Salary: £50,000 - £80,000

Role overview

A Capita client is recruiting for a Data Scientist to join their growing team. You will be part of a team with the freedom to set direction and help build a sustainable business.

As a Data Scientist you will be focused on the delivery of a variety of analytical projects which will involve using machine learning techniques, implementing innovative data mining and statistical analysis as well as other data science methods as the business grows and develops. This will allow the opportunity to grow as a Data Scientist and stay at the forefront of technology.

Your role will bridge the gap between advanced data science methodology and management strategy of the business, with a core responsibility being explaining technical outcomes to non-technical stakeholders.

Key responsibilities

  • Solve business and technical problems with robust and statistical use of data science methodologies with creative use of algorithms using machine learning and predictive modelling techniques.
  • Assessment of requirements and the design of solutions to address them based on data analysis, data science and technology.
  • Development of machine learning, artificial intelligence, statistical algorithms and solutions using R and/or Python.
  • Analyse large, complex datasets to reveal underlying patterns, correlations and trends quantitatively.
  • Define scope, activities and deliverables for a work-stream or small project in order to meet expectations and build a sustainable business.
  • Develop and contribute to the development of capabilities through new approaches and technology.

Essential skills

  • Experience in the design and build of data science solutions.
  • High level proficiency in R / Python / SAS or equivalent tools.
  • A record of having led analytics engagements to generate insights that deliver value.
  • Experience of describing and positioning machine learning and other data science methods.
  • Degree level education or equivalent, ideally in a STEM based degree such as Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics, etc.

Capita IT Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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