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Data Scientist

Data Scientist | London | 60-65k plus package (incl. bonus)

I'm currently working with a high growth, award-winning, research company, part Data & Analytics intelligence provider, part fast-moving fintech. The whole company has been growing throughout 2020 and the data science team is a key area of growth for them, with multiple headcount; therefore making it a really exciting time to join. The company has set ambitious goals with its 2025 strategy, and the data science team will be playing a key role in driving initiatives across the entire organisation.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and implement models with the Research Insights team and in close alignment with other relevant stakeholders

  • Help quantify the business impact of possible solutions to shape its design and anticipate the likelihood of success

  • Make model limitations transparent while striving for pragmatic and robust approaches

  • Define and run targeted analysis or experiments amid ambiguity to remove uncertainty before initiating long-term projects

  • Work closely, efficiently, and effectively with designers, software engineers, product owners and other stakeholders to define the right solution

  • Collaborate with other data scientists, both in the interactions as well as in the project setup (e.g., setting up code on Git in way that is easy for others to understand and contribute)

Key Requirements for this Role:

  • Python data science skills

  • Experience in dealing with short time series and limited data availabilityExperience in using Git (or similar versioning tools)

  • Experience with econometric and time series models

  • Track record of being a supportive peer to provide new ideas or serve as a sounding board

  • Degree in a relevant field (post-graduate qualifications desirable)

  • Ability to propose creative, efficient and effective solutions to new types of problems

  • Comfortable with techniques for both small and large amounts of data

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concise at all seniority levels for technical and non-technical audiences

Company Benefits:

  • Access to a perks package

  • Subsidised Private Medical Insurance

  • Interest-free season ticket loans

  • A pension plan

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • The company operates an employee share scheme with an annual allocation to those with over 1-year service at the time of allocation

  • Complimentary on-site fitness facilities (gym, fitness classes and swimming pool)

  • Company-sponsored sports teams

  • Winter and summer office parties and a company-funded team social budget