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Data Scientist - Contract


City of London, London

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£380 - £410 per day

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Jack Thorne

Data Scientist



We are currently looking for a Data Scientist, to work with our client based in central London on an initial 6-month contract, with likelihood of extensions.

They are looking for an experienced Data Scientist with background in analysing large datasets to gain new insight, develop cost and impact models, and ideally some understanding of different forecasting techniques.

Confident Excel user and ideally some experience in SAS or SQL to analyse large datasets. Needs to have experience in analytical quality assurance processes (i.e. model validation and verification) to make sure output is robust and fit-for-purpose with a solid understanding of sources of uncertainty and error.

An ability to work with non-technical customers to structure analytical problems and map out analytical requirements and confident in presenting analysis back to non-technical senior managers. An ability to be agile, working within relatively tight time and resource constraints and often at pace.

ETL techniques and tooling;

 Data management experience;

 Very strong SQL skills;

 Application of statistical modelling, trend identification, smoothing and regression;

 Visualisation techniques using appropriate tools (R, SAS, pandas, matlab, mathematica etc.);

 Managing automated and manual data workflows - job scheduling, resource management.

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