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Data Scientist - Glasgow

Job Title: Data Scientist - Glasgow
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Industry:
IT
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH54456_1500049900
Contact Name: Emer Meehan
Contact Email: e.meehan@parity.net
Job Published: July 14, 2017 17:31

Job Description

Data Scientist - Glasgow

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Data Scientist for a contract until December 2018 with our public-sector client based in Glasgow.

You will be required to work with various stakeholders to deliver high value data analytics and innovation projects, have full data lifecycle management - sourcing, interpreting, processing and storing, conduct exploratory data analysis, model selection and tuning and preparation of models and service for deployment.

Essential skills -

  • Research - developing and testing hypotheses
  • Modelling - understanding complex, poorly documented business phenomena and deploying models to describe them. Familiarity with statistical models as well as the standard supervised and unsupervised learning techniques.
  • Reporting - communicating your results clearly and effectively.
  • Implementation - writing software / scripts to facilitate data collection, processing, analysis and delivery to business-as-usual systems.
  • Masters or PhD in a quantitative field, or equivalent experience in a professional setting
  • Demonstrable examples of projects solving technical challenges

Desirable skills -

  • Creative problem solver
  • Entrepreneurial and commercially aware
  • Ability to interpret and apply niche models from optimization, game theory and other disciplines
  • Familiarity with modern delivery practices, including human-centered design, iterative project management and multi-disciplinary collaboration.

If you have the skills and experience required for this position please send me your CV for consideration.

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