Data Scientist

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Sanderson Recruitment Plc
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Data Scientist


£500 - £600 per day (will be in scope of IR35 from April)


Leading Financial Services business have a requirement to expand their Customer Data Science function and need 2-3 Data Scientists to join on initial 6 month contracts.

The role will support existing Data Science team across multiple customer data driven projects focusing on propensity modelling, machine learning and productionisation.


  • The creation and delivery of extraordinary customer-first data science driven through to action - work that delivers significant, measurable customer and commercial benefit
  • Collaborating with colleagues to identify and solve the real business problems.
  • Identifying new and existing data sources and data science techniques to generate best-in-class models, insights and understanding.
  • Crafting high-impact insights, models and recommendations.
  • Creating and sharing knowledge, developing team capability and collaboration.
  • Developing innovative approaches and solutions to problems.


  • Experience within similar Data Science role for consumer/customer focussed/Financial Services organisation
  • Be educated to degree level in a mathematical- or programming-oriented subject, (Computer Science, Applied science etc), or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and experience. Post-graduate qualification a plus but not essential.
  • Highly numerate with expertise in statistics, machine learning, analytics or similar.
  • Enjoy communicating and collaborating with others to deliver brilliant, high-impact work.
  • Able to communicate complex technical concepts to specialist/non-specialist audiences.
  • Expertise (essential) with one or more of Python, R or SQL (Python would be ideal)
  • Have experience of digital and big datasets (eg clickstream, Adobe Marketing Cloud)
  • Working knowledge of Git-based code version control,
  • Experience of building data pipelines with Spark
  • Experience of productionising Machine Learning models at scale

Contact David Southwood - Sanderson Recruitment