Data Scientist

Nigel Wright
Sunderland, UK
22 Jul 2019
31 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company

My client has a national customer base who they support from their head office near Sunderland. They have an excellent track record built up over the last 10 years and have gathered data which they now hope to use to drive further growth and an improved level of service

The Role

Reporting into the Technology Manager you will be working on the development of machine learning models to provide information that will support the business. They are keen to become more data led which they hope will allow them to take a more intuitive approach.

You will be responsible for the selection of appropriate data science tools and relevant infrastructure, implementing new statistical or mathematical models and building the machine learning models for data analysis.

This role will work closely with users from across the company to ensure that you understand company needs and are able to produce appropriate information.

The Person

Candidates are expected to hold a postgraduate degree in a relevant subject and to demonstrate previous experience working in a data science role, including skills such as using machine learning, Python or R.

You will need excellent analytical and problem solving skills paired with an ability to see the commercial value in the information that you are producing.

This is a new role for the company and an excellent opportunity for someone to make a real difference. A strong candidate will be able to shape this role and take the initiative in providing a platform to allow the company to make informed decisions, thus improving efficiency and speed of work.

The role will come with salary of up to £60,000, depending on experience.

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