Data Scientist

Data Scientist – Salford Quays, Manchester - £50k
Python, Spark, R, SQL, Tableau, Cognos
This highly successful organisation is looking for a Data Scientist to join an established software development team. The role is diverse, and you will work with a variety of data in developing end-end full stack solutions that include acquisition, ingestion, cleansing, blending, detection, reasoning, decision support and visualisation. You will be routinely using Big Data techniques and statistical methods. Their Data Scientists are using some of the latest technologies, with analytics primarily developed in Python, R, SQL and Cognos.
Specific responsibilities include:

  • Mine, analyse, and model large structured and unstructured datasets, and apply advanced statistical predictive models and leading machine learning algorithms to solve business questions.
  • Creatively translate business problems into a subset of data science problems that leverage appropriate methodology (e.g., classification, regression, clustering, probability estimation, etc.), evaluate the results rigorously, and transform the results into insights and recommendations that are clearly communicated to the business.
  • Rigorously evaluate data quality for current and new data sources to ensure completeness, accuracy, and appropriate interpretation.  Work with colleagues to improve data quality monitoring and consistency.
  • Identify and leverage appropriate tools / techniques, including Python, R, Spark, SQL, Tableau, and Cognos.
  • Work with data systems professionals to develop the infrastructure and format for new data sources so they can be leveraged and analysed.
  • 3+ years of experience applying quantitative skills to solve actual business problems
  • Strong foundation in data science and advanced analytics, including experience with algorithms, statistics and graphing software
  • Strong technical skills, including experience with query, modelling, and data visualization tools.  Python, R, SQL and Cognos experience strongly desired.
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to communicate statistical output in a manner that is engaging, understandable, and influential
  • Strong initiative, attention to detail, and ability to multi-task
  • Experience with business operations and analytics.
The Data Scientists are encouraged to actively engage with new technologies and keep abreast of the tools and technologies that will give them the competitive edge whilst ensuring an interesting and varied experience for their developers. This organisation has an excellent reputation in their market, they are a growing company building up their client portfolio. They value their staff and look to reward them at every opportunity and provide training that will lead to future career progression. Along with a competitive salary they have a fantastic benefits package.
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Send your CV to Alex now – or call 0161 438 1177

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

Employment: Permanent

Salary: £45000 - £50000 Excellent benefits