Senior Data Scientist

  • Location:

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Data Science

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Erin McGinn

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  • Published:

    27 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Erin McGinn

Role - Senior Data Scientist

Location - Manchester

Working Pattern - Hybrid - 2 days a week in the office.

Salary - Up to £70,000

Oscar Technology have a brand-new role for a Senior Data Scientist, could this be the one you have been looking for?

This is a role for an experienced Data Scientist to join and add immediate value, both on major projects but also "raising the bar" on the capability of the data science team.

Current Projects - What will you be working on?

Currently there are 2 major projects, these are the initial key objective for the Team

Firstly there is a Price Optimisation Model or Pricing Engine. The objective here is to be able to manager all promotional and marketing activity alongside pricing and stock management. Historically a lot of smaller models have been built in this are but this is now becoming a fully embedded data product within the business.

Secondly there is a Customer Value model, or end-to-end suite of Customer Models. Essentially making predictions on each and every customer on things such as credit, demand, spend etc. This model will drive marketing investments and determine spend.

There is a couple of things in play too, like NLP for customer queries and another extension to the pricing model that are being looked at.


There has been some recent changes and major improvements in this area, a lot of older systems have been retired. This is now a Python / AWS environment

The Person

We are looking for a Data Scientist, with commercial experience in industry. Currently the team in place is weighted towards the more junior end of the spectrum and this role is going to take on project management responsibilities alongside mentoring

The Team

The Data Science team is early in its journey at the moment but there is huge potential alongside the major projects detailed above. Currently there is a team of 8 Data Scientists and Engineers with scope to add to this.

The Data Science team is central to the organisation, and such will feed in to all other areas of the business, e.g. Finance, Marketing etc.

Work Patterns

This role can be offered on a hybrid basis, but they are happy to offer a large amount of remote working with a couple of days a week in the office. Office is Manchester city centre, close to major transport links.


  • Experience as a Data Scientist in Industry.
  • Knowledge of machine learning modelling techniques and how to fine-tune those models
  • Programming - Python
  • Knowledge of AWS would be a bonus.

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.

Key Benefits

  • 8% Pension Scheme
  • Good Annual leave allowance
  • Company Bonus Scheme
  • Discounts on products
  • Medical Coverage

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

Role - Senior Data Scientist

Location - Manchester

Working Pattern - Hybrid - 2 days a week in the office.

Salary - up to £70,000

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