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Senior Data Scientist

  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Salary: Up to £70000 per annum + benefits
  • Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Senior Data Scientist - Manchester - Up to £70,000


Oscar technology has been retained to find a Senior Data Scientist to be based in Manchester city centre working on a Greenfield project; essentially we are looking for someone to set up a data science function which is very much in its infancy. This is an opportunity for you to put your stamp on a data science function; we are actively looking for someone to come into the business with ideas and recommendations.

This project has long term longevity, and due to the immense excitement and funding behind the technology, once this platform has been published, it will then be integrated into completely different sectors and relaunched and sold as a product; so the possibilities really are endless and you would play a huge part of the journey.

The exciting work is still to come, with the product roadmap involving scaling the platform, adding in loads of new features and building in Machine Learning functionality.

The role

We are looking for someone to take the lead of all Data Science matters across the project. We are actively looking for someone to come into the business with experience and knowledge who can make recommendations.

Responsibilities will include

  • Set up and build data science function within the business
  • Provide data driven insights on customer and user behaviour
  • Development of Machine Learning capability
  • Provide insights to assist with product developer
  • Data Mining and Cleansing
  • Enhance data collection procedures
  • Process, cleanse and verify integrity of data
  • Identify issues and use data to propose solutions for effective decision making to drive the business forward
  • Suggest ideas and products for revenue generation.


  • Strong programming knowledge in statistical languages
  • Machine Learning
  • Experience with Data visualisation tools

Company culture

  • Open, inclusive and highly collaborative where everyone has a voice and success is always celebrated.
  • Relaxed dress down policy
  • Break out area (free coffee and fruit as standard) and get this, a grand piano and a well stocked library, yes I know!
  • Options to attend conferences and seminars, be involved on learning projects, lunches and learns, meet ups and also contribute to thought leadership for the company

Benefits Package

26 days annual leave plus additional bank holidays (34 Days in total), competitive salary, company bonus scheme, charity volunteering day, birthdays off work, childcare vouchers, time to learn and bike to work scheme.

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Senior Data Scientist - Manchester - Up to £70,000

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