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Experienced Consultant Data Scientist (25434)

Cambridge
to £55k DoE + excellent benefits

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High-tech consulting services, commercial client-facing experience required

This company is a successful technology pioneer, providing powerful data analysis and processing capabilities to clients worldwide. Their expertise has been applied to projects as diverse as categorising social media in real-time, preventing drug delivery failures in healthcare, improving efficiency of manufacturing processes or handling complex audio data to improve accessibility. They are now seeking a Data Scientist with experienced of applying modern data engineering techniques to join their established team just outside Cambridge.

The successful Data Scientist will have a top academic background, with at least a 2.1 Honours degree in a numerate subject from a top-ranking university. On top of that, commercial experience with a wide technology stack, applying machine learning and data engineering techniques to a broad range of real-world projects is crucial. The ability to pick up new concepts and quickly progress from analysing a problem to a working and efficient prototype is also important to demonstrate.

Specific technologies and languages evidenced in your CV should include many of:

  • Java, Scala, C# or Python
  • Hadoop, Spark, or similar ‘big data’ environments
  • React, Kibana or ElasticSearch for visualisation / reporting
  • Image processing, Computer vision - OpenCV
  • Managed data centres - Azure
  • Machine learning, AI

On offer for the successful Data Scientist is the opportunity to work in a stimulating and varied environment, getting your teeth stuck into some novel and exciting projects for a range of industries. The role is based just south of Cambridge, with access by road, rail, bike or bus. Based in bright open plan offices and using modern technologies and hardware, you’ll enjoy working alongside likeminded and intelligent engineers and scientists pushing the boundaries of science.

Keywords: Java, Scala, Python, Hadoop, Spark, React, Kibana, ElasticSearch, OpenCV, Azure, Machine learning, AI, Big data, Data science, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire

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