Data Scientist

Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd | London

Date listed

1 month ago

Employment Type

Full time

Glassdoor Rating

3/5 (2400 reviews)

Keywords: python

Data Scientist, INSIDE IR35, R, Python, predictive analysis, text analysis, web scraping

Your new company

I am recruiting for a highly reputable and well known government agency based in Westminster, London.

Your new role

The opportunity has arisen for an experienced Data Scientist to join their Data team on initial 5 month contract. You will be using a range of techniques (predictive analysis, data integration, text analysis, web scraping etc.) with large, complex datasets in both R and python. You will be able to construct and deliver proofs-of-concept to address specific business needs, using the most appropriate techniques, data sources and technologies.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Practical experience of delivering innovative data-driven solutions on large or complex datasets; including gathering and manipulating disparate data, applying analytical techniques and visualising results.
  • Experience of a range of core data science techniques (e.g. predictive analysis, text analysis, web scraping) and associated limitations.
  • Must have R or Python to an intermediate level.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and experience working with a range of colleagues to deliver results. Good written and verbal communication, with the ability to present complex ideas simply to technical and non-technical audiences.

What you'll get in return

You will be rewarded with a 5 month contract and the chance to work for a very exciting government organisation.

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