Junior Data Scientist

Chi Square Analytics
17 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A forward thinking digital marketing agency are looking at expanding their data analytics practice by hiring a junior data scientist.

You will be driving insight by analysing large data sets using SQL, R and Presto and then presenting the findings to their clients. You will be part of a team of two data scientists, a web analytics consultant and the head of department to execute projects across their clients in travel, retail and luxury.

Key Benefits

  • A well renowned digital marketing agency
  • Salary up to £45k plus bonus and benefits
  • Opportunity to be exposed to the full data science lifecycle
  • Free breakfast and lunch
  • 24 days holiday a year (with the option to buy more)
  • Pension, life assurance, private medical cover, gym vouchers


  • Analysing large amounts of data, drawing insight and value from complex big data
  • Engaging with the clients on a regular basis regarding business requirements and completion of data analysis pieces against briefs
  • The ability to tell a story with the data, this could be in form of a document or a presentation
  • Work alongside the head of department to develop the data science product set and grow the department from within the agency

Key Skills

  • A strong working knowledge of SQL, and hands on experience with large relational databases
  • Capacity and desire to learn and develop innovative analytical techniques.
  • You must understand the use of R
  • Demonstrable experience of solving client challenges using technical acumen and/or mathematical or data science methodologies
  • Practical understanding of how digital marketing works and common challenges facing Marketers
  • Project management skills
  • Experience of managing client communications and presentations

Desirable Skills

  • Hadoop, Presto and working in MPP environments
  • Version control