Senior Data Scientist (Python/Spark/Reco (Contract)

Recruiter
Xcede
Location
Alvechurch, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Sep 2019
Closes
22 Sep 2019
Ref
1266060419
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location
Senior Data Scientist (Python/Spark/Recommender/Tensorflow/Scala) required by my client a leading eCommerce brand are looking for a Senior Data Scientist to work in their pricing and recommendation team on Real Time price prediction as well as other projects

This is a 12 month initial contract paying around £600/day (negotiable) for a mid-November start

As this brand looks to expand across Europe and north America they need a Senior Data Scientist to work in their pricing team looking at building and productionising models to price predict changes in product prices in Real Time. On a day to day basis you will be analysing and linking complex datasets and building mathematical models on top of big data architectures to gain deep insights into opportunities to improve the customer experience.

Happy to speak about the role in more detail but they are essentially looking for someone with a background in an eCommerce environment working with customer data driving value for the business

This role would suit someone who has worked on recommender projects in the past

This is an opportunity to work with one of the most recognisable brands in the UK. The work you do will have a real effect on your friends and families and you will be able to see it implemented

Experience needed
- Experienced Python programmer
- Commercial experience with Spark
- Experience with Tensorflow of similar
- Experience with building recommender systems is ideal
- Experience working with open source Data Science environments
- Knowledge of open source big-data technology such as Apache Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Pig, MapReduce
- Experience building production systems would be extremely beneficial
- eCommerce experience or if you have worked for a customer focused brand/online brand

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