Data Scientist

Recruiter
Harnham
Location
Oxford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Ref
1139300823
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Data Scientist
Oxford
£55,000 - £60,000 + benefits

OVERVIEW

The Harnham Data Science team are currently working exclusively with a leading fintech the UK who are building something very exciting in 2019!

There are currently multiple Data Scientist positions being recruited for in Q1 alone (current team is x3), with more to follow throughout the course of 2019, along with a number of hires in the data engineering team too.

As a business they specialise in alternative finance and are looking to tackle problems in relation to:
- predicting customer behaviour
- experimenting with computer vision and text analytics/NLP (natural language processing)
- developing machine learning models to identify risk associated with customers
- using advanced techniques for pricing
- recommendation algorithms

THE ROLE

You will be:
  • Exploring the company's data and using advanced machine learning techniques to develop new insights
  • Building a range of data-driven products
  • Exploiting new opportunities and delivering your ideas to senior stakeholders within the business
  • Using a variety of the latest tools and technologies to get stuff done!

SKILLS AND EXPERTISE
  • Experience in programming with Python
  • An MSc or Ph.D. in a quantitative discipline (e.g. Maths, Stats, Computer Science, Physics, Machine Learning)
  • Experience in using machine learning to solve complex business problems
  • Experience in customer science or risk modelling is desirable, but not necessary

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please submit your details using the Apply button on this page. Or for more information regarding other roles please contact Nick Mandella at Harnham.

KEYWORDS

Python, R, Scala, Spark, SQL, Hadoop, NoSQL, machine learning, statistics, Data Scientist, Data Science.

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