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Data Scientist

Job Title: Data Scientist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £500.00 - £540 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00084737_1542987611
Contact Name: Paul Goldring
Contact Email: p.goldring@lawrenceharvey.com
Job Published: November 23, 2018 15:40

Job Description

Data Scientist required for a long term project with a Consultancy in central London.

Responsibilities:
*Design and develop analytical approaches based on product concepts, going all the way from feasibility checks to proof-of-concepts to prototypes to implementation in end-to-end solutions
*Closely collaborate with machine learning engineers/ software engineers on creating data-driven end-to-end solutions for marketers
*Actively share Data Science knowledge within the companies Technology and Data network


We look for a profile with complementary skills, such as:
MUST HAVE
*Expert knowledge of Python programming, including pySpark
*Strong statistical modeling skills / knowledge on predictive analytics would be a plus
*Expert knowledge of optimization and / or machine learning algorithms and / or deep learning algorithms
*Solid skills with regard to working in Big Data environments (e.g., Cloudera Hadoop, Hortonworks Data Platform, AWS EMR, Map/Reduce, Hive)

NICE TO HAVE
*Advanced knowledge of the constantly evolving Data Science ecosystem and its frameworks (e.g., Hadoop, Spark MLlib, H2O, Tensorflow, Torch, Theano)
*Basic skills with regard to performance optimization and scalability (e.g., parallelization, code optimization, containerization, function as a service)
*Experience in working with relational and non-relational databases, including SQL

ASPIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND / PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
*Master degree that reflects strong modeling, statistics and IT skills, PhD welcome but not required
*2+ years of professional experience in quantitative data analysis/ data science or related areas

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