Junior / Entry level Data Scientist

Recruiter
Reed
Location
Brighton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jun 2019
Ref
1181609018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Junior / Entry level Data Scientist required to take on basic data science and visualisation of data to enable business units to make data-driven decisions based on robust evidence bases.

The Junior / Entry level Data Scientist will join a team of 6 who translate business needs into data products. You will co-ordinate and manage small projects and contribute to elements of larger ones including analysis, machine learning, predictive analytics.

Essential Criteria

• Degree in a numerate subject or relevant experience in a similar role

• Understand basic and intermediate statistics, using appropriate statistical methods for sampling, distribution assessment, bias and error.

• Experience of applying scientific methods through experimental design, exploratory data analysis and hypothesis testing to reach robust conclusions and has a broad knowledge of how and when to practically apply best practice solutions.

• Ability to develop, code, test, correct and document simple programmes or scripts under the direction of data scientists, applying core techniques for analysis and insight.

• Can communicate data science products, including data, analysis and visualisations effectively, using media tailored to the audience.

Desirable Criteria

• Experience of integrating and separating data feeds in order to map, produce, transform and test new scalable data products that meet user needs.

• Has a demonstrable understanding of how to expose data from systems (for example, through APIs) and link data from multiple systems. Understands a number of different data tools that can be used for repeatable data processing.

• Understands what data governance is required and can apply the data science ethical framework to their work.

If you have experience of R, Python or SQL (commercial or not) and have a curiosity of mind wanting to build your career in Data Science then please don't hesitate to apply!

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