Data Scientist

Major Players
£50000 - £60000 per annum
01 Apr 2019
01 May 2019
Cristina Prodan
Data & Analysis
Business Type
Senior Executive
Contract Type

Big Data & Analytics £ 50,000 - £ 60,000 per year

Data Scientist - London
£50,000 - £60,000 + benefits
Reporting into Lead Data Scientist

Data Scientist - The Company
Our client is geopolitical communications consultancy focusing on political, social and developmental campaigns. They blend acute strategic insight and in-depth understanding of political campaigning with cutting-edge data analytics and behavioural science methods, to help governments, political parties and NGOs to design and deliver more effective communications - from democratic elections to grassroots humanitarian campaigns.

Data Scientist - The Role
As a Data Scientist, you will use analytical tools and machine learning techniques to identify behavioural patterns and enable their clients to provide more targeted and resonant advertising. You will be expected to pre-process data from a variety of sources, conducting data audits and exploratory data analyses of client data. You will be developing and training predictive models using supervised and unsupervised machine learning, creating data visualisations to communicate the output of our models to external clients along with planning experiments for the validation of model predictions.

Additional responsibilities:
* Collaborating with project managers, market researchers, and digital advertisers
* Management of personal delivery on a project-by-project basis
* Delivery of client projects and post-sales technical support
* Maintain organisation's expectations for productivity, quality, and timeliness
* Rapid model prototyping (client specific)
* International travel for client projects

Data Scientist - Key Skills
* Master's degree in a quantitative discipline
* 1 year working experience in data science and analytics
* Hands-on programming experience in R or Python
* Applied knowledge of SQL databases
* Strong knowledge of fundamental statistics
* Applying abstract mathematical concepts to noisy real-world data
* The ability to work effectively with people from a variety of backgrounds
* Working appreciation of online web tracking technologies and infrastructure

Preferred skills:
* Ph.D. in mathematics, natural sciences, economics, or political sciences
* 2-4 years working experience in data science and analytics
* Working appreciation of online web tracking technologies and infrastructure
* Experience presenting analysis results and model outputs to clients and stakeholders
* Ability to balance multiple projects, often with simultaneous and competing deadlines
* Fluency in French and/or Arabic

If this is the Data Scientist role for you then APPLY NOW !!

For further assurance, please review my profile on LinkedIn and connect with me; Search for "CRISTINA PRODAN". To apply for this fantastic opportunity or for further information, please contact: Cristina Prodan| DD: 020 78 45 72 02 - Please notes all applications will be made in confidence. Feel free to call me directly.
Contact: Cristina Prodan

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