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Data Scientist

Location: Remote

Position: Permanent

Salary: £ 350.00 per day

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Title: Senior: Data Scientist
Location: Remote
Duration: 12 Months
Sector – Sports & Entertainment
Contact:  – brett.walters@forsythbarnes.com
Brief Overview: 
As part of the digital data and analytics team, you will contribute to the organisations work by developing data-driven and actionable takeaways. This job is a possibility to employ a broad spectrum of different skills and tools, ranging from data analysis, data visualisation, data modelling to data science, all with the goal of answering business questions and delivering business value.
Required Skills/Experience:
Feed into the data infrastructure decisions, with a contribution to data compliance, resilience and security, machine learning and projects for decision making, providing business value by collaborating with a partners and reporting to top management.
Key Requirements:
Exploratory data analysis using R or Python. One of the languages has to be mastered and it is expected you have a basic understanding of the other.
Ability to work in a quick-paced environment and lead regular interaction with stakeholders, translating business requirements into actionable analyses.
Written and verbal communication skills around explaining data driven insights to non-data specialists.
Demonstrated skills in collecting, aggregating, analysing, interpreting and presenting data.
Experience in working with Frequentist and Bayesian (statistical) approaches, clustering techniques and Machine Learning algorithms, including but not limited to, linear regression, PCA, KMeans, MCMC, Random Forests and Neural Networks.
Feel comfortable in version control using Git and in Cloud environments like AWS.
It is also beneficial, but not required, to have experience in: Experimental design, in any field, including the process of framing a problem, formulating and testing hypotheses.
Evaluation and iteration of prediction models.
Formulating queries in SQL.

If interested, please send an up to date CV to brett.walters@forsythbarnes.com
If interested, please reply immediately with a copy of your most up to date CV, your current availability and salary expectation so we may consider you for the shortlisting process.

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