Data Scientist

London (Greater)
up to £400p/d
25 Mar 2019
25 Apr 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client, a start-up is looking for an experienced Data Scientist.   

The contract is initially 3 months, reporting into a Senior Data Scientist.

Main responsibilities & skills:

  • Develop a range of machine learning models via the full lifecycle process {business understanding, feature engineering, prototyping, training, evaluation}
  • Work with engineering team to deploy accepted models
  • Create visualisations to articulate model results and performance
  • Create presentations which tell the story of these models, utilising the visualisations
  • Experienced within the creation of statistical models and comfortable working with imperfect data
  • Experience of working on big data problems
  • Ability to "translate" complex mathematical and statistical concepts for non-technical audiences.
  • Experience in data visualisation techniques and tools (Power BI an advantage)
  • Demonstrable knowledge of modelling (e.g. cluster analysis, decision trees, regression, propensity modelling, Bayesian etc.)
  • Expert proficiency in at least one of the core data science languages (Python, R)
  • Experience in using version control software an advantage (e.g Git, Azure DevOps etc.)
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills with the ability to manage own time and work unsupervised.


The ideal candidate should ideally have a degree in mathematics, statistics, computer science or similar, Masters or PHD advantageous.

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