Data Scientist

Premier IT
City of London, London
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Data Scientist


£40,000 - £60,000

Central London

Data Science - SQL - MongoDB - Python - Linux

My client are looking for a hybrid data engineer and data scientist to help develop a greenfield analytics modelling and infrastructure project, implementing predictive systems. You'll be working alongside the Head of Data Science who has full backing of the Board.


  • Implement machine learning algorithms to improve pricing, risk selection, retention, new business sales, and new product development
  • Develop commercial solution ideas involving analytics within insurance utilising prior experience, research and communication with business stakeholders creating significant returns on investment
  • Build a fit-for-purpose analytics tools and infrastructure that will be used by the end user
  • Manage relationships with offshore teams and third-party suppliers providing various analytics capabilities


  • Previous experience executing and implementing predictive machine learning tools and algorithms within a commercial organisation
  • Ability to build and create prototypes for analytics solutions, from ad-hoc scripts to exposing Python and R algorithms via APIs with Flask
  • Is a relational database expert - SQL architecting and tuning - with experience building ETL pipelines and data loading systems
  • Experienced with Unix and designing, installing, testing and maintaining scalable data science environments
  • Bonus experience using Spark, Neo4j, MongoDB, Elastic Search, Storm, GIS, AWS, Hadoop
  • Excellent knowledge of industry standard and cutting-edge data science technology and techniques

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