Data Scientist

2 days left

Location
England, Somerset, Taunton
Salary
£35,000 - £66,000 per annum
Posted
11 Oct 2018
Closes
25 Oct 2018
Ref
13957231/001
Contact
James Hobson
Position/Level
Professional / Specialist
Sector
Technology
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

You will be pivotal in shaping and building a new data engineering practice developing and delivering complex data pipelines with big data/machine learning technologies as well as leading and defining such projects

Client Details

Leading UK Organisation

Description:

  • Reporting to the Head of Data Science, you will be in a player/coach capacity you will drive the team forward but be hands-on with development skills & also define best practice, standards and techniques for a new Data Science capability
  • Be active in creating cutting edge machine learning and big data pipelines to process a wide variety of data
  • Work across the whole organisation to embed data engineering using deep learning, Spark, Hadoop, Scala and Python so production experience of these would be highly beneficial
  • Maintaining collaborations and relationships across external bodies and wider, relating to Data Engineering capabilities
  • Guide, develop and build production strength data pipelines and manage delivery through external companies as well
  • Develop and build the Data Engineering practice through collaborative working, coaching and shared projects
  • Reviewing a wide variety of data problems and address these head-on (data management/ETL/data science etc) then design and build a solution in the data engineering remit
  • Building the capability at the organisation, including recruitment, procurement of additional support, developing existing talent and stakeholder management
  • Working with multi-disciplinary teams to deliver these systems

Key Skills:

  • Demonstrable understanding of data engineering tools and techniques, such as Hadoop, Spark, SQL, database types, data formats, data modelling, how to expose data from systems, distributed computing
  • Be able to design, write and iterate code from prototype to production-ready, understand security, accessibility and version control. Can use a range of coding tools and languages; including Spark, Scala and Python
  • Experience of building, leading and managing successful technical teams (Collaborating and partnering)
  • Demonstrated evidence of an elevated level of emotional intelligence and behavioural understanding with the ability to bridge the gap between the business and technology teams (Leading and Communication)

Profile:

  • Demonstrable understanding of data engineering tools and techniques, such as Hadoop, Spark, SQL, database types, data formats, data modelling, how to expose data from systems, distributed computing
  • Be able to design, write and iterate code from prototype to production-ready, understand security, accessibility and version control. Can use a range of coding tools and languages; including Spark, Scala and Python
  • Experience of building, leading and managing successful technical teams (Collaborating and partnering)
  • Demonstrated evidence of an elevated level of emotional intelligence and behavioural understanding with the ability to bridge the gap between the business and technology teams (Leading and Communication)

Job Offer

Chance to shape a leading edge Data Science capability