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Data Scientist | SQL & R | London | £350-£400pd

Advertiser
Harnham
Company
Harnham
Date Posted
21st October 2016
Reference
VAC-22855
Category
Scientist
Location
London
Salary
£350 to £400 Per Day
Contract Type
Contract

Data Scientist - Travel & Logistics

OVERVIEW

Are you an experienced Data Scientist and looking for a unique new career opportunity?

This is a chance to join an established travel company and play a key part in the development of their analytics capabilities. This role will see you working on a new digital venture for the company and projects including making their data acquisition and analysis cleaner and easier.

THE ROLE

This is the first role of its kind within this company's analytics function and will sit alongside 6 Commercial / Financial Analysts. In this role you will be providing analytics to many different functions across the business. These will include, Fleet Intelligence, Data Capture from Wifi, as well as other areas.

The role will be a mix of database and statistical work, with elements of data development and data management. There will also be core elements of providing insight on the data back to the business and making data-driven recommendations through analysis.

You will report into the Chief Data Officer and play a key part in the implementation of new data tools and techniques used within the analytics function. As the team grows further you will take on more of a leadership role and be mentoring/managing more junior statisticians.

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

  • Experience using one of the following tools for programming and analysis - R, Python, KNIME, SQL
  • Proven experience in developing algorithms and machine learning techniques
  • Ability to sort, cleanse and segment millions of rows of data
  • Proven ability to communicate data-driven insights to senior stakeholders

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE

  • Experience in Bayesian statistics, monte-carlo method and/or genetic algorithms
  • Experience with Hadoop or a similar big data tool

DAY RATE

You should expect to earn up to £400 per day

APPLY NOW

To be considered for this exceptional vacancy, please submit your details using the Apply button on this page.

CONTACT

For more information on this Data Scientist position please contact David Thorp at Harnham. 0208 408 6070

Keywords

R,SQL,Python,Algorithms,Statistics,STATA,KNIME,Modelling,Machine Learning,Hadoop,Hive,Big Data

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