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Senior/Data Scientist – Berkshire or Central London – £Competitive – J11230

Our client are all about technology that creates new and exciting experiences and are one of the world’s most innovative digital companies. They are able to open up all sorts of possibilities – not just for their customers, but for the people who work for them too.

The Data Science Team is a new and growing team focussing on modelling complex business problems and deploying data products at scale both internally and externally across multiple areas including physical stores, online, stock management, finance and marketing.

This is a hands-on position where you will need to leverage your analytical mind set to find solutions to complex problems and improve our customers’ experience e.g. customer acquisition strategies, optimising sales channels and campaigns, improved stock management, better marketing effectiveness, maximising customer lifetime value and reducing customer churn.

On any day, depending on your expertise and your learning objectives, you could be supporting the automation of decision-making across the business; building cloud based infrastructure for products; optimising processes for key business objectives; defining project expectations with internal or external stakeholders; or conducting deep-dive exploratory analysis to inform strategic decision-making.

They are looking for ambitious individuals with a mix of programming, and machine learning skills. The role requires that you have an extensive background in machine learning and data mining. A track record in modifying and designing advanced algorithms and applying them to large data sets in a cloud-based environment is essential.

The requirements:

• A scientific mentality with the ability to ask the right questions, as well as answer them
• A strong numerical higher degree in a mathematical, scientific, engineering or computer science discipline
• Solid understanding of statistical and computing principles
• Experience in one or more of the following fields: predictive modelling, machine learning, productionising models
• Strong programming experience, Python preferred
• Experience of working in a production environment in the cloud; Azure and Databricks are an advantage

If you would like to find out more about this opportunity, please contact Teresa Cheeseman on 01256 314660 or email her @datatech.org.uk (teresa.cheeseman).
Please be advised that we can only accept candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Alternatively, you can refer a friend or colleague by taking part in our fantastic referral schemes! If you have a friend or colleague who would be interested in this role, please refer them to us. For each relevant candidate that you introduce to us (there is no limit) and we place, you will be entitled to our general gift/voucher scheme.

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