Duration: 6 Months
Daily Rate: Up to £550
iO Associates are currently seeking a Data Scientist with strong analytics skills to join our client's growing Data capability. You will be working with large data sets and looking to build prototypes with using statistical techniques to solve complex problems.
·Minimum of 4+ years commercial experience.
·PhD / Masters Degree in a statistical / scientific or computer science discipline.
·Experience of using Python (preferred) or R for advanced analytical techniques, problem solving and visualisation (matplotlib, plot.ly). Additional skills across API's and Dashboards in either are also useful.
·Strong skills in designing effective experiments.
·Knowledge of advanced analytical methods including machine learning techniques (Regression, SVM, Bayesian, Markov etc...) using libraries such as scipy, numpy, scikitlearn and statsmodel.
·Analysing structured/semi-structured/unstructured data including cleaning, validation and transformation techniques (pandas).
·Strong knowledge of SQL and relational databases.
·Experience of non-relational database technologies. We use column oriented (Cassandra), key/value data stores mostly with OLAP data storage technology.
The client is aiming to be as data centric as possible, so needs individuals that are passionate about transforming data and how data can be best used to drive business decisions. They're looking for someone who wants to add value to the company, so if that's you please contact Alex at iO Associates.