Senior Data Scientist

WA Consultants
19 Jun 2017
21 Jun 2017
Contract Type

Senior Data Scientist

My client is part of an innovative group of companies who strive to employ cutting edge research and technologies to push forward products that will help a large portfolio of areas - education, energy, analytics and technology, private equity and property.

They are looking for someone who is passionate about data to join their team in Devon and work on innovative data projects, gathering and analysing data and aim to put together ground-breaking solutions to help develop their ideas and products into sustainable business opportunities.

Key responsibilities as Senior Data Scientist:

  • Show what is working, and what is not working, for my client's system through analysis of data
  • Perform rigorous statistical evaluations and provide actionable solutions and insights that will guide product development
  • Develop and integrate sophisticated algorithms and statistical routines that work in Real Time and historical data
  • Proactively problem solve and provide suggestions/theories for improvements for the product and the algorithms that underpin it - as well as develop new tools and procedures for improvement
  • Produce visualisations, displaying data in appropriate formats that both scientists and non-scientists alike are able to understand and use

Skills and experience required:

  • The ideal candidate will hold a PhD in a relevant discipline alongside commercial experience.
  • Minimum 2:1 degree in Statistics, Mathematics or a related subject
  • Experience analysing large data sets using Python, R, SQL or similar
  • Comfortable programming in at least one language (C++, Java, etc )
  • Demonstrable commercial work experience
  • Able to manage a small team of Data Scientists

As well as a challenging role to get stuck into and fantatsic salary and benefits, my client is based in Devon and provides a great work/life balance and are keen for passionate and enthusiastic individual to join them in their stunning offices.

There are free onsite facilities; gym, canteen with fresh, local and organic food, sports courts, work socials - AND the beach and Dartmoor are close by too.

If this Senior Data Scientist permanent role is the challenge for you please apply.

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