Data Scientist

Location London
Discipline: Automation, Data, Digital, Tech / Dev
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £60,000
Contact email:
Job ref: ILS014
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

Data Scientist - £40-60K depending on experience, plus benefits.

This global independent agency needs an amazing Data Scientist for the development of data & technology solutions to change knowledge, attitudes, and behaviours in target audience groups.

This agency work with local partners and they are focused on tackling some of humanity's most challenging and important problems, in fragile states and developing countries. They aim to harness cutting-edge marketing, communications, and creativity, to foster behaviour change activity throughout the International Development sector.

This role will involve using multiple sources of data, best practices, critical thinking, driving data initiatives, valuing data, developing tools and techniques, and bringing new forms of thinking and insight from adjacent disciplines, all to further the activities and goals of the agency and client.

Key responsibilities:

•Bring best practices in data & tech, machine learning, dynamic creative optimization, and collaborate to create effective dissemination programs.

•Secure and timely data processing, maintaining extraction, transformation, and loading processes.

•Regression modelling and natural language process to drive development of machine learning and cloud computing.

•Partner internally and externally to build attitudinal, knowledge, and behaviour-based audience-targeting tools.

•Regularly support and report on measures of performance.

•Collaboration with creative, production, and project teams to guide and consult on optimization, implementation, and data output.

•Situational awareness of - Development sector best practices

- Applying concepts of adjacent industries

- Data & technological barriers, opportunities, innovations, and platforms in the region of interest.

Essential Requirements:

•Knowledge of multiple forms of statistical modelling – both in development and the subsequent reporting of it.

•Skills in Python, SQL, Double Click Manager, Cloud computing (AWS) in particular Batch, Lambda, RDS.

•Experience in creating and implementing effective, business-wide data programs.

•Knowledge of fundamental techniques, tools, and practices of statistical modelling and data management.

•Experience in using cloud-based machine learning including Natural Language Processing and visual recognition software.

•Ability to craft and present simple solutions to a highly complex problem in oral, written, and presentation forms.

This agency department is hiring at different levels of data scientists, depending on your seniority you will also be responsible for training and guiding junior data scientists.

This agency offers flexible working and generous benefits.

If you have the above experience please apply to this role quoting ILS014