Data Scientist

Recruiter
Hitachi Consulting UK
Location
Maidenhead
Salary
From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum inc Bonus + Benefits
Posted
30 Sep 2016
Closes
28 Oct 2016
Sector
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Data Scientist Hitachi Consulting is the global business and IT consulting company of Hitachi Ltd and is recognised as a leader in delivering proven business strategies and technology solutions. Hitachi Consulting offers the agility of a smaller firm, the stability of a larger firm and the innovation that comes from being part of the global Hitachi group. With a balanced view of strategy, people, process and technology, Hitachi Consulting works with organisations to understand their unique business needs, and to develop and implement solutions that provide measurable value quickly through the inspired work of great people. Practice Overview The growth of big data means that our customers are looking to derive further insight and opportunities from their existing systems, and to utilise advanced data driven software algorithms to improve and optimise their businesses. To meet this need, the Information Management (IM) practice of Hitachi Consulting is establishing a Data Science and Machine Learning team that is able to bring added value to existing and future projects. An opportunity exists for an ambitious and creative Data Scientist to join the practice and take a leading role in defining opportunities and delivering best-in-class solutions as part of a multi-disciplinary team of software and industry experts. Responsibilities Successful candidates will recognise that the core of their skill set is formed through the pragmatic application of their technical expertise, allied to an ability to express their opinions to decision makers and problem solve. The main areas of responsibility are: To identify opportunities for how advanced technologies in the data science and machine learning space can benefit existing and future projects To develop and deliver data-driven solutions and ML algorithms as part of an overall team, or working under your own supervision To apply logical common sense pragmatism in order to understand and address Business requirements with appropriate technology choices To be able to present complex technical concepts and ideas in a business forum appropriately To assist the sales team on occasional pre-sales opportunities Taking accountability and responsibility for delivering consistently professional grade work to targets and on budget with a high level of professionalism Background We hire professionals who are passionate about the benefits that technology can bring to the business. You will be excited about the new opportunities that exist in this space and keen to bring new technologies to market. The successful candidate will have a number of the following attributes: A top degree (and possibly PhD) from a top university in engineering, computer science, physics, maths or similar Extensive knowledge of machine learning techniques including regression, classification, neural networks and clustering Research and/or development experience in working with large data sets Strong software abilities in Python, Scala, C++ or similar Experience working with SQL and No-SQL databases, data visualization technologies and cloud infrastructure platforms A love of working in an agile development environment Creativity combined with a pragmatic problem solving ability Travel Whilst Hitachi Consulting is respectful of our employees work / life balance candidates should be fully prepared to travel throughout the UK and internationally if required. Hitachi Consulting offers excellent benefits and career growth to all employees and is an equal opportunity employer. Hitachi Consulting offers excellent benefits and career growth to all employees and is an equal opportunity employer. About Us Hitachi Consulting is the global business and IT consulting company of Hitachi Ltd and is recognised as a leader in delivering proven business strategies and technology solutions. HC offers the agility of a smaller firm, the stability of a larger firm and the innovation that comes from being part of the global Hitachi group. With a balanced view of strategy, people, process and technology, Hitachi Consulting works with organisations to understand their unique business needs, and to develop and implement solutions that provide measurable value quickly through the inspired work of great people. Hitachi Consulting offers excellent benefits and career growth to all employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/66761986

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