Data Scientist

  • Location:

    Greater Manchester, England

  • Sector:

    Data Science

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35000 - £35001 per annum

  • Contact:

    Charles Street

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Role - Junior Data Scientist
Location - Manchester (can be up to 60% remote)
Skills - Python is the only essential, full training can be provided in AzureML platform
Salary - up to £35,000 plus 10% bonus.

Oscar Technology have partnered with a growing business in Manchester to find their next data scientist. I have placed Data Scientists within this team before and it's a really good environment for learning new skills, very collaborative and there is a lot of training and development planned.

Joining a team of 4 other Data Scientists and 1 Data Engineer you will work to solve challenging AI problems particularly around 2 main areas - Marketing & Advertising and Pricing / Trading. These are 2 business critical functions and therefore you will engage with a wide variety of stakeholders.

There is a huge learning opportunity in this role, we are ideally looking for someone who has worked in industry for a 1-2 year period and is still keen to progress and learn. This would be a great 2nd role or perhaps someone who has done a placement year in industry or similar. Full training can be provided on the AzureML platform.

This role can be done on a 2/3 split with 2 days a week working from home. This can increase to 3 days from home in the future. The office is based North Manchester, near the M60. It is commutable from the city centre by train (then a short walk)

The Role

You will be working on updating and deploying new machine learning models within 2 key business areas, these are Marketing & Advertising and Pricing /Trading. These models are crucial to the running of day-to-day operations for the business and as such the Data Science team are relied upon by a variety of stakeholders, you will get to work directly with these stakeholders.

They already have an established team for you to learn new skills from and will be looking to upskill you and coach best practise along with new technologies. The position is very much Python based, SQL and Git would be helpful.

They use the Azure Machine Learning platform for the majority of their work and full training will be provided on this. This really is an excellent role for someone wanting to upskill quickly and learn cutting edge technology and work with some really key models.


*Experience as a Data Scientist in Industry, ideally 1-2 years or a placement year or similar.
*We do need Python programming skills as an essential requirement.
*AzureML would be a huge bonus but full training can be provided on this.

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.


*33 days off per year (not including bank holidays)
*10% Bonus - performance related.
*Good Company Pension scheme
*Company discounts schemes
*Cycle to work

Next Steps:

If you are starting your career in Data Science and are looking to progress with an organisation that has a fantastic approach to work in a supportive and creative environment, then look no further - this is the role for you!

Interviews for this role will be held imminently. To be considered, please send your CV to me now to avoid disappointment.


If this role isn't right for you, do you know someone that might be interested? You could earn £1,000 of retail vouchers if you refer a successful candidate to Oscar. Email: charles.street@oscar-tech.com to recommend someone for this role.

Role - Junior Data Scientist
Location - Manchester (can be up to 60% remote)
Skills - Python is the only essential, full training can be provided in AzureML platform
Salary - up to £35,000 plus 10% bonus.

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