Data Scientist

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
£30,000 - £39,999
08 Jan 2019
17 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Data Scientist job in Hove on a permanent basis, paying £30,000 - £44,000

Your new company
I am currently working in partnership with a pioneering financial services company in Hove, assisting them in finding their Data Scientist to join their diverse and hugely successful team in the new year. This is an exciting opportunity This is an exciting opportunity to join a multinational market leader in the financial services industry, at an increasingly interesting time within the world of Data.

Your new role
As a Data Scientist, you will be the spearhead of developing their capability to build and deploy data science frameworks and machine learning algorithms, based on existing and new insights developed within the team.

Your duties will include:

  • Conceptual thinking about hard abstract problems and solving them with creative but simple solutions
  • Gathering and analysing key data and information, and seeking out diverse data sets and perspectives
  • Developing new and existing products by providing data analysis expertise
  • Using machine learning, data mining and statistical techniques to create solutions for business problems
  • Identifying new and existing data sets with predictive power for modelling

What you'll need to succeed

Skills in demand for this role:

  • Financial services experience, desirable
  • Experience in working with unstructured data
  • Analytics, modelling or software development experience
  • Ability to present results using various visualisation techniques
  • Detailed knowledge of data manipulation tools (SQL, SAS)
  • Experience of visualisation tools (Power BI, Tableau)

What you'll get in return
In return, you will receive a competitive salary, the opportunity to join a market leading company with great opportunities and an exciting role in the local area.

  • Generous pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • 22 days holiday (Potential to rise to 26 days)
  • Discount at a wide range of high street stores

What you need to do now
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