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Senior Data Scientist (Python / Spark / Forecasting / Models), North London, UK

Job Type:
Contract
Job Sector:
Data
Job Category:
Data Science & Data Engineering
Country:
UK
Area:
London
Location:
North London
Salary:
600 to 650 per day
Job Ref:
HQ00023379

Senior Data Scientist (Python / Spark / Forecasting / Modelling / Hadoop) required by my client on a 12-month initial contract based north of London (easily accessible within 25 mins from Kings Cross)

This is 3 days a week on site working and 2 days a week you can from from home

This is paying around £650/day+ (negotiable for the right person) and can wait notice periods...

They need a senior data scientist with a math's and stats background that is interested in applying their skills to different business challenges and gain deeper levels of subject matter expertise. On a day to day basis you will be analysing and linking complex datasets and building mathematical models on top of big data architectures to gain deep insights into opportunities to improve the customer experience.

The project is focused on supporting their centralised single forecasting project; working with their engineering teams to build a single forecasting pipeline to run on a Hadoop platform. For this they need someone with solid python skills, exposure to forecasting and some experience with Spark and Hadoop.

This is an opportunity to work with one of the most recognisable brands in the UK. The work you do will have a real effect on your friends and families lives and you will be able to see it implemented

Programming experience
- Experience with different programming languages and a good grasp of Python is ideal
- Understanding of common data structures and algorithms. Understanding of time and space complexity
- Use of version control (Git)
- Experience working with open source Data Science environments
- Knowledge of open source big-data technology such as Apache Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Pig, MapReduce
- Experience building production systems would be extremely beneficial

If this is of interest please get in touch

Contact Details:
Tel: 0203 301 9920
Fax: 0203 301 9901
Contact: Martin Kettlewell

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