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Data Scientist

Data Analytics

City of London Contract / 6 months £0.00 - £450.00 per day

Job Description
We are looking for a Data Scientist that will help us discover the information hidden in vast amounts of data, and help our clients make smarter decisions to deliver even better products. Your primary focus will be in applying data mining techniques, doing statistical analysis, and building high quality prediction systems which can be integrated with products. Examples include “automate scoring using machine learning techniques”, “build recommendation systems”, “develop internal A/B testing procedures”, “build system for automated fraud detection”


  • Selecting features, building and optimizing classifiers using machine learning techniques
  • Data mining using state-of-the-art methods
  • Extending company’s data with third party sources of information when needed
  • Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
  • Doing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner
  • Creating automated anomaly detection systems and constant tracking of its performance

Skills and Qualifications

  • Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as K-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, etc.
  • Experience with common data science toolkits and libraries, such as SPSS, R, Python, Scikit Learn, NumPy, Tensorflow, Scala etc.
  • Great communication skills
  • Experience with data visualisation tools, such as D3.js, ggplot, etc.
  • Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL, such as Pig, Hive, and Impala
  • Experience with NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB, Cassandra, Hbase
  • Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
  • Data-oriented personality
  • Machine Learning/ Artificial Intelligence (AI)


  • Degree in maths or computer science preferable

Job Reference: JO-1610-90478

Salary: £0.00 - £450.00 per day

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Job Duration: 6 months

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