Data Science Intern

09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Attitude and transferable skills are more important than direct experience. We are looking for some-one who is a quick learner has a keen interest in data manipulation and analytics, including:
* Data-mining techniques (Exploratory Analysis, Predictive Modelling, Statistical Modelling) in an operational context.
* Working with structured and unstructured data from many sources - textual data, social media data, GPS data.
* Practical application of statistical techniques to deal with ordering, analysing and driving robust insight from data of these types.
* Use of new technologies and learning new languages
* Problem solving both solo and working within a team
* Financial services and customer experience

Additional Information
You will be sharp, a quick-learner and a team-player. Candidates who have some of the following skills are typically a good-fit:
* Strong degree (or similar) in numerate subject (Maths/ Sciences/ Engineering)
* Strong experience in Analytics / Optimisation
* Possessing a rigorous approach with fantastic attention to detail
* Understanding of differing modelling and analytical approaches, their application and methodologies for construction, testing and deployment.
* Database Manipulation using SAS, SQL or Oracle. Demonstrable skills/ expertise in SAS Enterprise Guide (ideal) or R, Python, Hive, Impala etc. The individual would be expected to have the skills to extract and transform data, prior to modelling, and have the ability to support effective deployment in an operational environment.
* Ability to take complex and/or technical concepts and convey them in easy to understand terminology * Demonstrable problem-solving skills
* Evidence of personal development/quick-learning

Adecco is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer