Senior Data Scientist

Senior Data Scientist

Job Title: Senior Data Scientist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: £725 - £750 per day + Via Umbrella Company
Start Date: Monday 12th April 2021
Reference: 146792_1615389075
Contact Name: Musa Konteh
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 10, 2021 15:11

Job Description

Senior Data Scientist - 18month Contract - Remote (Bristol) - Government Body (INSIDE IR35)

MUST HOLD AN ACTIVE SC CLEARANCE (DV acceptable, No Sponsorship)

Cyber Mission Data-Alpha (CMD-A) shall improve the quality of data, through new data structures to enable data exploitation through Machine Learning and Data Science.

CMD-A will facilitate the delivery of new Cyber Insights upon data currently held and identify information to assist decision making whilst saving resource effort through automation.

Key Essential skills and experience

  • Master's in Computer Science/similar field with 5+ years' experience in Data Scientist/similar role - or Bachelor's in Computer Science/similar field with 7+ years' experience in Data Scientist/similar role.

  • Good knowledge of R, Python and MATLAB

  • Applied maths, statistics, and scientific practices. Understand, teach and supervise a range of practices and can apply theory's to practical situations.

  • Data engineering/manipulation. Experience building data pipelines at scale using a range of toolsets. Advise on data engineering practices, lead data exploration by identifying/setting best practice. Identify future innovation opportunities

  • Developing data science capability. Promote/monitor continuous professional development of your organisation. Develop knowledge of cutting-edge techniques and share this knowledge. Develop and support data science capability across the organisation

  • Understanding product life cycle analysis. Understand, teach and supervise a wide range of analysis techniques. Help organisations create and learn from strategic insights. Apply innovative approaches to resolve problems

  • Domain expertise. Create data products proportionate to business benefit/achieve significant impact. Present analysis/visualisations to communicate complex messages. Support the evolution of data governance/take responsibility for applying ethical frameworks.

  • Programming and build. Design, code, test, correct and document moderate-to-complex programs/scripts from agreed specifications, using agreed standards and tools. Collaborate with others to review specifications where appropriate.

*NOTE*: During this COVID-19 pandemic, currently all staff work from home. This role will be similarly affected.

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