Senior Data Scientist

Jenrick Commercial
16 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Data Scientist
- £430 per day
- 6 month contract
- Cambridge based

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic contractor working in the role of a Senior Data Scientist in our multidisciplinary TSG Data Science team.

The advanced and energy-efficient technologies are at the heart of a computing and connectivity revolution that is transforming the way people live and businesses operate.

Development of these technologies is based on ever more complex workflows producing vast amounts of data. Using data science / machine learning, our team exploits these data to enable data-driven decisions, reduce product costs / time-to-market and improve the efficiency / effectiveness of workflows and technology quality.

The Technology Services Group (TSG) is responsible for ensuring that we have a deep understanding of both the engineering infrastructure and the engineering workflows that run on top of it. TSG achieves this by applying a mixture of data science / machine learning, data engineering and data visualisation disciplines to a variety of complex engineering problems.

We look forward to welcoming you, someone with a keen interest in data science / machine learning, an analytical thinker who is able to quickly integrate into our dedicated and highly skilled group of experts.

Your primary focus will be in applying data science / machine learning / statistical analysis to take on complex, interesting data challenges and extract actionable information from high-dimensional (engineering) data. You will work on a complex project meaningful to the businesses Engineering division.

Key Responsibilities

- Apply data science / machine learning, statistical techniques, etc to solve complex engineering data challenges
- Work in the data science team to invent, prototype and deploy solutions
- Process, cleanse, and verify the integrity of different types of data
- Data visualisation
- Validate and track performance of deployed models

Required Skills and Qualifications

- Expertise / experience in data science / machine learning
- Ability to rapidly prototype and deploy solutions
- Proficiency in gathering, cleansing and analysing data
- Data-oriented personality
- Interest and endurance in taking on a complex, challenging data problem
- A good university degree and/or extraordinary talent in data science, mathematics, statistics, physics or other data science related areas

Preferred Skills

- Industry experience, PhD, equivalent expertise and/or extraordinary talent in Machine Learning
- Ability to use data science tools and languages, including Python, Pytorch, Caffe, TensorFlow, Keras, scikit-learn, pandas, scipy, R, etc
- Experience in software development
- Knowledge of SQL, NoSQL, Spark, Linux, GPU computing, etc.
- Deep understanding of software development workflow, such as Git usage, CI/CD, etc

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