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Data Scientist

  • Location: Hampshire
  • Salary: £500 - £600 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: BI, Big Data & Analytics

Data Scientist - Aldershot - 6 months

Data Science / Agile / DevOps / ML / Data Sets / Data Mining / Statistical Analysis

Data Scientist sought in Aldershot for an initial 4-month contract to work on an exciting Borders Management programme to utilise Machine Learning to enhance international border security.

About the Team
- The team works in an Agile, DevOps environment.
- You will be working alongside 3 developers, 2 data scientists, 2 Business Analysts and 2 QA.
- You will engage regularly and directly with the Product Manager and Product Owner to keep a tight feedback loop.
- New versions of the product are released every 3-4 months.
- You will be encouraged to suggest new ideas, approaches and priorities.

Experience
- Minimum of 5 years Data Science experience in a production environment
- Experience in large organisations is desirable
- Experience working on highly sensitive datasets (ie. healthcare, security, finance)
- Excellent pattern recognition and predictive modelling skills
- Extensive background in data mining and statistical analysis
- Knowledge of working and generating synthetic datasets
- Proven track record of deploying machine learning models in customer facing products in a CI/CD workflow.

Responsibilities
- Build predictive models and machine-learning algorithms
- Combine models through ensemble modelling
- Present information using data visualization techniques
- Undertake pre-processing of structured and unstructured data
- Implementing reusable workflows to building data processing, ETL pipelines that lead to greater data quality
- Document workflows, research and findings of data science activities
- Collaborate with product and engineering departments to understand company needs and devise possible solutions

Skills & Qualifications
- MSc/BSc in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field; Degree in Data Science or other quantitative field is preferred.
- Knowledge of R, SQL and Python; familiarity with Java is an asset but not a must.
- Proficient in three or more of the following; Numpy, Scipy, Scikit-Learn, Keras, PyTorch, Pandas.
- Familiarity with one or more these visualization libraries; Matplotlib, Seaborn, Bokeh, Plotly.
- Practical knowledge of Auto ML tools in production environments (H20, DataRobot, RapidMiner)

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

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