Data Scientist ( Java )

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £45000 - 55000

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1363495

 Job Description

My client is seeking an experienced Statistical Senior Analyst or Data Scientist to join their expanding Data Science function.

Data Science Manager -Big Data / Python / R / C++/ SAS

This is an exceptional opportunity to step into a formal management role (with 2 / 3 direct reports initially) but will also offer you the chance to work as a true Data Scientist, delivering predictive work around products, online services as well as working to inform decisioning around marketing activity across multiple domains.

You will also own relationships with some major clients, taking on responsibility for the delivery of work, maintaining relationships and developing new opportunities for project work.

Key knowledge and aptitudes required are:

*Taking a proactive approach to “asking questions” of the data to add value to client’s
overall performance
*Intellectually curious with knowledge of cutting edge analytical techniques and tools, working with big data
*Statistically astute individual, with strong skills using statistical coding tools to conduct advanced analysis, data wrangling, modelling and ideally writing algorithms
*Understanding of how the digital media industry operates or a customer centric business, processing large volumes of customer data frequently (millions or billions of rows)
*Comfortable managing own projects from end to end, and mentoring more junior members of staff

Essential Skills:

*Educated to degree level in a numerate discipline
*Excellent programming skills using tools such as Python, R, Hive, Hadoop
*Ideally some exposure to additional analytical technologies such as SAS and SQL
*Able to interpret large sets of customer data, developing actionable insights
*Likely to have come from a data science analytics environment, working within key customers
*Keen eye for detail and working to deadlines, in a fast-moving environment
*Adept at identifying opportunities & comfortable challenging convention


The salary and benefits package will literally be tweaked to suit the individual. If you have any queries in relation to the salary band, please give me a call directly on this.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other IT job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Ryan Quinn in the strictest confidence on 02890 330 250.