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Contract Data Scientists

£500/ day (Inside IR35)

6 months

London (Remote working available)

Our client, a nationally recognised organisation, are looking to hire Data Scientists contractors for a long-term project. The project has multi million pound investment which is going to revolutionise everyday life for millions of their users across the United Kingdom and is arguably one of the most exciting on the market at the moment. Successful candidates will develop data and machine learning algorithms using data science tools. You will also carry out advanced statistical analysis in big data and capture and translate requirements for effective data extraction and analysis to facilitate complex decision making.

Key Accountabilities

Analyse and translate complex business needs to data and machine learning tasks for delivery

Develop Python code using open source frameworks to access and interrogate structured and unstructured data for analytical purposes

Train, test and maintain machine learning models on Cloud environments to accelerate the solution development and deployment to users

Carry out statistical and commercial analysis to answer complex business decisions

Produce reports and use visualisation techniques to share the results of data solutions and deepen understanding across various stakeholders

Design and develop data and analytical solutions in collaboration with users, programme managers and architects to enable and support business change

Create and maintain project artefacts and documentation, to enable the efficient deployment of the data and machine-learning solutions to production

Proactively look for new insights in new and existing data sources for better understanding of the business processes and how they can be improved.


Significant practical experience in descriptive / predictive modelling and visualisation methods and techniques

Strong skills and practical experience in Machine Learning on the Cloud (Azure, GCP or Amazon) using Numpy, Scikit Learn, Tensorflow, Keras, PyTorch or other data mining frameworks

Excellent programming skills using Python, R and other programming languages

Degree or/and postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline (e.g. Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science) or equivalent experience.

Good knowledge of SQL, data modelling and ETL transformation in relational databases


Master in machine learning, computer science, statistics, mathematical science, operational research or similar discipline

If you have the required skills and this could be of interest to you then please apply for more details.


Ref: 13117-MY

Type: Contract


£ £500P/D

Posted: 9th Aug 2020

Closing: 6th Mar 2021

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