Data Scientist - Banking - London (Contract)

Finsbury, UK
06 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arose to work for a seasoned Data Scientist to work for a tier 1 Bank in London, looking for Data Scientists with proven experience in Machine Learning end-to-end production, and strong programming skills with Python.

Responsibilities of the role

The chosen individual will be responsible to deliver tangible value through building pipelines, productionising data science solutions, running machine learning tests, re-training models when required and maintaining solutions.

The right individual needs to deliver focused and will be working closely with customers and data scientists to maintain and productionise algorithms and analytical solutions on their cloud infrastructure.

Skills Required:
  • Banking Industry Experience
  • Commercial experience with practical examples of success in implementing production ready data science solutions
  • MSc or above in Computer Science or related quantitative field
  • Experience of software engineering and a strong understanding of software design patterns, particularly microservices, with strong understanding of AWS environment and products
  • Experience using Git and deploying code in different staging environments
  • Strong background in machine learning using unsupervised and supervised methods
  • Experience building APIs using frameworks like Python
  • Use of Data Science modelling and Scripting tools eg. R, Python and Data Science Notebooks (eg Jupyter)
  • Ability to independently interpret different mathematical measures of accuracy and suggest ways to improve data science models

Location: London

Length: 6 month contract initially (strong chance of extension)

Rate: £450-550 a day

How to Apply:

If you want to work with passionate individuals and be part of a business critical team then this is the opportunity for you. Alternatively if you have a friend or colleague that may be suitable please pass on my details. Successful referrals will be rewarded.

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