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Junior Data Scientist

Job Title: Junior Data Scientist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Industry:
IT
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH54457_1500049244
Contact Name: Emer Meehan
Contact Email: e.meehan@parity.net
Job Published: July 14, 2017 17:20

Job Description

Junior Data Scientist - Glasgow

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced data scientist for a contract until Dec 2018 with our public-sector client based in Glasgow. This position can be done on a 4 or 5 day working week.

You will be expected to be responsible for

  • Supporting analytics projects in data acquisition, processing, modeling and deployment.
  • Collaborating with design, project management and software engineering team-members to understand problems and feed into the overall delivery.
  • Exploratory data analysis
  • Model selection and tuning
  • Building dashboards, API's and micro-services
  • Presenting results effectively to a non-technical audience.

Essential skills -

  • Undergraduate in a quantitative degree, or equivalent experience in a professional setting
  • Demonstrable examples of projects solving technical challenges
  • Programming in Python, R or Scala
  • Familiarity with Azure or comparable cloud infrastructure environments
  • Basic ETL capability
  • Basic statistics

Desirable skills -

  • Software engineering experience
  • SQL and/or NoSQL knowledge
  • 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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