Data Scientist

City of Newport  ‐ Onsite
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Keywords

Statistics Calculations R (Programming Language) Statistical Hypothesis Testing Python (Programming Language) Mathematics Open Source Technology Physics Stakeholder Management Time Series Modelling Skills Testing Data Science Git Design Analysis Software Version Control

Description

My client are a large government organisation, they are seeking a Data Scientist on an initial 9 month contract basis (37 hours per week). The role is paying £20.47 per hour for the duration of the contract, INSIDE IR35.

LIVE SC CLEARANCE PREFFERED FOR THIS ROLE

Qualifications

PhD/Degree/MSc in a highly numerate subject (eg Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics)

Mandatory Experience

  • Experience using open-source tools, such as Python, R and Git.
  • Awareness of the limitations and ethics around using data from varying sources, including open data.
  • Ability to design, write, and iterate code to work with data. You understand documentation, testing and version control.
  • Understanding of how to design analysis to support a decision. This could include statistical techniques for modelling, hypothesis testing or time series analysis.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate complex analysis to non-specialists and contribute effectively to stakeholders.
  • Ability to deliver outputs to tight deadlines and overcome challenges to ensure quality business outcomes.
  • Able to prioritise and manage your own work and others in line with organisational objectives.
  • The ability to explain and communicate your findings to a varied audience will also be essential.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo BPSS Clearance, therefore applicants must of resided in the UK for a minimum of four out of the last five years, in order to undergo this level of security check.

Start date
ASAP
Duration
9 months +
(extension possible)
From
Concept Resourcing
Published at
16.05.2024
Project ID:
2751434
Contract type
Freelance
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