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Senior Data Scientist

InterQuest Group
Closing date
15 Sep 2021

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Technology & New Media
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Data Scientists - competitive salary up to 65k DOE and generous benefits package

Online Retail Business, Manchester/Remote.

We are currently recruiting several opportunities for experienced Data Scientists to join a leading online retailer.

Key responsibilities:
  • Researches, designs, implements, tests and deploys Data Science solutions, using agreed standards and tools
  • Proactively identifies opportunities for Data Science to add value and meet challenges within their team through the use of algorithmic, statistical, visualization, and mining techniques
  • Helps their team apply a range of techniques to analyse data and provide insight
  • Presents analysis and visualisations using appropriate methods to communicate complex messages
  • Develops their Data Science knowledge through self-directed learning
  • Applies scientific method through experimental design, exploratory data analysis and hypothesis testing to reach robust conclusions
  • Works in-line with data engineering best practises, including peer review and version control
  • Follows established data governance, understands the legal, social and ethical implications of their work

Tech used:
  • Python is essential, most is done within this already
  • Useful to know: SQL
  • The cloud and MySQL - looking to move towards AWS

Knowledge and experience:
  • Masters degree or equivalent experience in a quantitative field (e.g. Statistics, Computer Science, Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, Physics, Econometrics, etc.)
  • 1-3 years of working experience working in a Data Science capacity
  • Knowledge of all Data Science facets: working with large data sets, Machine Learning, statistics, experimentation, data visualization, optimisation, software development
  • Strong knowledge in at least one field of applied Machine Learning (e.g. Recommender Systems, Deep Learning, Information Retrieval, Computer Vision, Speech Recognition, Causal Inference, scaling ML models, etc)
  • Experience applying Data Science to business problems.
  • Experience work in cross-functional teams (e.g. Engineers, Product Owners, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of Python, SQL, R, Spark or similar technologies
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