Data Scientist - Sales Forecasting
A data scientist with sales forecasting experience, is required for an initial 3 month contract, with likely extensions. The immediate focus will be to test a forecast theory through a proof of concept, making changes and improvements as needed. Previous retail, consumer goods or sales forecasting experience is vital for this role.
Collating and cleaning data from various entities
Selecting and employing advanced statistical procedures to obtain actionable insights
Cross-validating models to ensure their generalizability
Producing and disseminating non-technical reports that detail the successes and limitations of each project
Suggesting ways in which insights obtained might be used to inform business strategies
Key skills & experience:
Experience of sales forecasting for consumer goods
Experience of applied data science
Use of scientific python libraries for data manipulation and modelling: numpy, pandas, scikit-learn, matplotlib, etc.
Using Kubernetes, docker, Jenkins and Git in an Azure environment.
Please apply for more info.
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