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Data Scientist

  • Location:

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    BI, Data & Analytics, Data Science

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Imogen Hale

  • Contact email:

    imogen.hale@oscar-tech.com

  • Job ref:

    PR/030904_1652261150

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-10

  • Consultant:

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Role - Data Scientist
Location - Manchester or Leeds - Can be based in either location
Work Pattern - Hybrid - Ideally 1-2 days a week in the office but can be more flexible.
Skills - Python / R / Machine Learning / SQL
Salary - up to £45,000


Oscar Technology have partnered with a world-renowned organisation who are looking to kick start their Data and Analytics Practise and develop a cutting-edge analytics practise using the most up-to-date technologies.


You will be building models that feed into a wide variety of business areas including marketing optimisation, forecasting, Investment return amongst others. There will also be instances of building statistical and machine learning models and designing data visualisations based on client-specific needs.

They have some very varied projects and tools which cover (but are not limited to) the following
* Computer Vision
* Neural Networks
* Tree based Methods
* Bayesian Models
* Liner / Time Series


You will get to work across a wide range of different projects and be working with their existing models and products as well as developing new products.

A lot of the existing products are build in R but going forwards, new models will be built in Python and therefore we are looking for someone who is willing to use both languages. Don't necessarily need experience of both but need to be willing to work with both.


There is a great team around you, there is a team of 6 and they are supported by and engineering team of another 6 so twelve heads total in the group.
This role can be offered on a hybrid basis, but they are happy to offer a large amount of remote working and are looking to have an open discussion on this.


Responsibilities:
* Maintaining existing R models and tools
* Building models and running statistical analyses - mix of Python and R
* Visualising datasets and model outputs for understanding by a non-technical audience
* Progressing towards statistical model design and creating interactive applications
* Coach and develop junior team members, so they maximise their potential.


Skills
* Experience as a Data Scientist in Industry, ideally 1-4 years
* Knowledge of machine learning modelling techniques and how to fine-tune those models
* Programming - Python and R - need to be competent in at least one of these and prepared to use both


The Person
We are looking for a driven, motivated individual with an analytical mind-set. You will a keen interest in Data Science and delivering business changing insight.


This is an excellent opportunity; please don't hesitate to get in touch for more information.


Role - Data Scientist
Location - Manchester or Leeds - Can be based in either location
Work Pattern - Hybrid - Ideally 1-2 days a week in the office but can be more flexible.
Skills - Python / R / Machine Learning / SQL
Salary - up to £45,000

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