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Data Scientist – London – £100,000 – £120,000

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City of London Permanent £100000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits

Principal Data Scientist – £100,000 – £120,000 + London – Java / Scala, Matlab, R, SQL, Hadoop, Pig

My client is a Big Data consultancy start up; they are seeking a Senior Data Scientist to join their company.

The Principal Data Scientist will:

  • Design hypothesis tests, oversee test execution, and evaluate the results
  • Model, predict and classify data
  • Utilise machine learning and large-scale data mining techniques to discover and identify
  • actionable patterns in the data

Customer workshops:

  • Help define and document business requirements and acceptance criteria
  • Assist in or lead workshops and documenting relevant outcomes
  • Identify opportunities and appropriate solutions (e.g. algorithms and libraries)
  • Present to both technical and non-technical stakeholders, internally and in a Customer

facing capacity

  • Agile cross-functional teamwork:
  • Contribute to sprint planning, provide realistic estimates and plan deliverables
  • Attend stand-ups and retrospectives
  • Research, design, evaluate, build, tune and document end to end data science solutions
  • Understand and solve scalability and production issues
  • Documentation and coding standards:
  • Adhere to coding standards and best practices at BDP
  • Ensure all models are validated and all business logic is robustly tested Skills/Experience:


  • Core programming, text file manipulation, and statistics with Numpy, Pandas, Scikit or
  • other approved modules
  • Data frames, data manipulation, and objects
  • Command line, pipes, and remote terminals
  • Push and pull versions and code brands from approved version control system at
  • Writing high performance code in Java, Scala, C/C++, Fortran to be called by Python or R
  • Strong in additional statistics and scientific tools such as SAS, SPSS, Matlab, etc.
  • Loading & parsing data in Spark. Use SQL context in Spark. GraphX proficient. Develop
  • Models leveraging Spark (ML or MLLib)
  • Exporting, importing, aggregating, and filtering data in one of the relationship stores:
  • SQL, Hive, Pig, or approved other technology.
  • Cleaning, manipulating, and formatting data stored in all of these non-relational stores:
  • flat files and RESTful APIs.
  • Writing jobs to read, filter, manipulate, and aggregate data stored in Hadoop with one of
  • the APIs: Spark, Java MR, Hadoop Streaming w/ Python, or approved other API.
  • Writing UDFs for Hive, Pig, or approved other technology using Java, Python, or
  • approved other language.
  • Storing, extracting, and querying objects from one of these key-value oriented data
  • stores: Cassandra, Mongo, or approved other technology.
  • Generating data profiles including measures of central tendency, measures of deviationThis is a great opportunity for someone to join a really exciting company

Please contact skelly@welovesalt.com for more information or feel free to call me on 0207 928 2525

Job Reference: Data-scientistLondo

Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration:

Job Start Date: ASAP - 1 Month

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