Data Scientist

London, South East England
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Data Scientist

£45,000 - £55,000 + pension, healthcare, life insurance and more benefits

Market Research

A very data driven business who work with political, consumer and market research data are looking to expand their analytics team with a Data Scientist They want to build databases for their clients that they can then use for key analysis around consumer behaviour. Hence this role will be a mix of engineering the data and then using data science principles to experiment and produce insight.

Role of Data Scientist

- Working on database design using SQL
- Looking at integration of data
- Designing ETL workflows using ETL tools and techniques (e.g. Informatics, Talend, Pentaho and DataStage)
- Using machine learning techniques to understand their consumer
- Perhaps also using Naïve Bayes, SVM and Decision Forests techniques
- Also more general statistics like regression models, k-means clustering and principal component analysis
- Ensure they are working within the guidelines of data protection
- Potentially work with clients to explain proposition.

Requirements of Data Scientist

- Technical skills with things like Excel, VBA, SPSS, Tableau, SQL
- Ability to code in at least one language like Python, R, Java, Scala etc
- Experience delivering commercial value to a business
- Knowledge of ETL workflows and the engineering side of databases
- Ability apply a range of data science principles to a task such as machine learning
- Good communication skills