Data Scientist

Concept Resourcing
Newport (Casnewydd)
£350 - 400 per day
30 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
A Data Scientist is required on an initial 5 month contract basis to work on methodological projects relating to a wide range of statistical activities. The individual will be working on a large data transformation programme on behalf of a public sector client. There will be the very realistic opportunity for contract extension. There are several requirements for this role in two locations; Newport (SE Wales) Fareham, Hampshire London Experienced data scientists are required with a solid base of practical experience in the following areas: Programming: Extensive practical experience of several languages with at least one of Python or R (preferably both) Databases and data manipulation: RDBMS, NoSQL (e.g. Mongo DB, Cassandra, Neo4J) ; data munging, feature extraction Parallel computing frameworks: (e.g. Hadoop, Spark) Statistics, mathematics and modelling building Data science techniques: Machine learning (essential), NLP (desirable), data visualisation (desirable) Some awareness of the broader issues and challenges around using big data in the context of official statistics (e.g. data access, representivity of data, ethical considerations). My client are also looking for a number of soft skills: Working with customers to rapidly acquire understanding of new problem domains and kick-off new research projects Evidence of delivering successful data science projects Evidence of leading, managing and mentoring others plus good team working skills Communication skills: Maintaining communications with the business, report writing To apply, please send an up to date CV to This job was originally posted as

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