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Data Scientist

Job Title: Data Scientist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Fareham, Hampshire
Salary: £475 - £525 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 2 years
REF: 14431/001_1516784156
Contact Name: Lisa Christopherson
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

I am recruiting for a number of Data Scientists to be based in Fareham, Hampshire.

This role is working for a public sector organisation and does fall inside IR35, so you must work through an umbrella company for the duration of the contract.

You will ideally have a quantitative degree e.g. mathematics, statistics, computer science or related technical subject.

I require Data Scientists to apply their existing knowledge and skills across a range of project and programmes. Where they will be involved the application of new (internal and external) Data Science capabilities, in order to enhance analytical tools, techniques and insights in support of defence and security decision making.

You will be proficient with using Python (including use of NumPy, Pandas, Jupyter Notebook and Matplotlib) or R, preferably both to undertake data science.

Knowledge and experience in either of the fields of text analytics (for example data cleaning, data mining and sentiment analysis) or machine learning (for example trend analysis, predictive analysis, supervised and un-supervised learning) is also required.

You must also hold current active SC Clearance for this role.

The deadline for candidate submission is Thursday 01/02/18 at 11am.