Data Scientist

Jobsite Resourcing Team
London (South)
Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
07 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Do you have a strong academic background in a data science, computer science, statistical or mathematical related discipline? Exposure to machine learning and data visualisation? Prepared to challenge the accepted way of doing things? Want to work as part of a highly skilled and opinionated technical team? Looking for a fantastic and unique opportunity? If so, read on You & your role: We are a small, highly skilled independent team within the 1 recruitment advertising business in Europe. We’re looking for a Data Scientist with some commercial experience. You’ll ideally be of graduate calibre or equivalent and have exposure to data science, machine learning and data visualisation. You’ll be keen to contribute immediately to our projects and be prepared to share opinions with the team to define problems and identify the best solutions. If you have a degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics or a statistical related discipline, this will be even better. Some of your initial duties are outlined below but this is an excellent opportunity for you to contribute to defining your role as the company grows; Understand client needs and explore new ways to interpret and visualise data to provide new customer and market insights Get hands on with code to extract insights working with developers Data science life cycle Work closely with Developers and Data Owner from specification to implementation Have an opinion. If you have experience in some of the following, this would hold you in good stead; Commercial experience in analysing big data for insights Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques Data presentation and visualisation for commercial audience Technical data engineering or data analysis using Javascript, Java, Excel, Hadoop, SQL, Python, ElasticSearch, AWS, R, Spark, Scala; using: tensorflow, theano, gensim, scikit-learn, torch, caffe, deeplearning4j, numpyscipy, caret or scala-mllib packages. Experience with NoSQL databases, Big Data technologies, Linux/Unix framework Strong Computer Science fundamentals (algorithms, data structures) Passion for solving challenging problems Strong communication and interpersonal skills Comfortable working in a small, high-growth, and fast paced development environment Entrepreneurial attitude About us ; Jobsite UK (Worldwide) Limited are one of the UK’s leading online recruitment advertising businesses, helping real people find real jobs; connecting the best in talent with the best in recruitment. Our business includes:, and We employ circa 200 employees spread across our Head Office in Havant and another office on Southbank in London. We’re part of the global job board business, the StepStone Group whom employ over 2200 staff across 21 countries whom in turn are owned by Axel Springer Digital Classifieds, one of the worlds most established and successful media groups. We share a common purpose to deliver the highest quality products and services to our customers. Our environment ; We have big ambition and our employees do too. You’ll join a team of passionate and talented colleagues within a fast paced, fun, friendly, supportive and collaborative environment. Great place to work ; We think Jobsite is a pretty special place to work. But you don’t need to just take our word for it… In April 2016 we were named by Great Place to Work® as one of the UK’s best workplaces. Ranked 48 in their medium-sized business category, this award recognises us as having a high trust, high engagement workplace culture. Our Values ; Integrity - Being uncompromising and consistent in our commitment to integrity; Results - Driving spectacular results for everyone – happy employees, happy customers, happy candidates and happy shareholders; People - Building a company with teams where talent can thrive and flourish. The package ; Attractive basic salary; 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday; 25 days holiday, rising by 1 day per year of service up to 30 days; Group Pension Scheme; Life Cover; Childcare Voucher Scheme; Travel Insurance; Gym Discount; Free tickets to Portsmouth Football club home matches; Eye Tests & contributions towards new glasses. After passing probation; ·Cycle to Work Scheme; ·Birthday Day; our employees receive their birthday day off; Amazon voucher birthday gift; Private Medical Insurance (Healthcare). This job was originally posted as