Lead Data Scientist - Python, R, SAS -, London

  • Job Reference: ph/datasci/lon
  • Date Posted: 9 August 2018
  • Recruiter: Eutopia Solutions Ltd
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £60,000 to £80,000
  • Sector: All Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


Data Scientist/Machine Learning Scientist/ Data Mining/Text Mining/Hadoop/Big Data/Statistical modelling is required to join a Global Leading consultancy based in London to work with the largest media company in the UK. This client offers an attractive base salary + 20% bonus.


You will need to have a passion for Data Science, algorithms with strong expertise of machine learning and statistical modelling. You will have strong experience in SAS, Python and R. You will have knowledge in data visualisation tools. Ability to extract data from such sources as Oracle, Teradata data warehouse would be advantageous:


  • Be the key contact at client site while guiding a geo-dispersed team
  • Provide guidance on analysis methodologies to the team on a project
  • Extract data from source systems such as Oracle, Teradata data warehouses or from primary or secondary research data sources
  • Develop statistical, machine learning or optimization models independently for low complexity projects and with appropriate guidance for medium & high complexity projects using tools such as SAS, R, IBM-SPSS/PASW, LINDO, CPLEX etc.
  • Develop modules using Big Data technologies such as HIVE, HDFS, Spark.

Key Technical skills required:

  • SAS
  • Python R (MUST)
  • SAP Lumira
  • Machine Learning
  • Statistical modelling

In this core role you will you be the main contact at client site guiding a geo dispersed team, providing guidance on analysis methodologies to the team on a project. You be key to data forecasting and statistical modelling, looking at algorithms, patterns and trends. You will be making recommendations and consulting with stake holders on how to resolve problems. You will be working with technologies like Python, R, Tableau, QlikView, SAP Lumira and prepare outputs such as models, model validation reports and data visualization outputs.

Our Client is a Global Consultancy, technology and outsourcing giant, enabling their clients to emerge with new trends and stay a step ahead of their competition by helping them transform strategically in a changing world.

Apply NOW for immediate consideration - or call me if you have any questions

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