Principal Data Scientist

**Principal Data Scientist – £530-£575/day – 3 month initial duration – Croydon**

Candidates must currently hold, or be eligible for, SC Clearance

A Global System Integrator seeks a Principle Data Scientist with deep experience in one of the following; Production Data Science (in AWS), graph or text analytics, or deep learning.

Additionally, the following knowledge areas would be required:

• Designs and delivers Data Science insight products across development phases
• Selection of tools and methods for best outcome, including best use of existing tools
• Feedback on relative strengths and weakness of overall analysis approach based upon data features and tool / method selection
• Expert knowledge and experience in mathematical and statistical modelling techniques
• Experience and knowledge across machine learning, graph analytics, deep learning, text analytics including NLP and topic modelling
• Production of data visualisations that can be consumed by non-technical colleagues
• Use of version control, unit testing, construction of test data and other methods to ensure robust quality assurance of outputs
• Software engineering and deployment tools e.g. Docker, Jenkins, Kubernetes etc.

Finally, knowledge of a wide variety of standard Open Source tools for a variety of tasks including data storage, analysis, searching etc. including:

o Python scripting (especially in relation to the scikit-learn and pandas libraries),
o PostgreSQL language,
o Neo4J (especially the Cypher graph query language)
o ElasticSearch
o Spotfire
o Gitlab
o Bash scripting
o Scala/Spark and especially streaming architectures

Please note: in order to be eligable for SC Clearance, candidates must have been a resident in the UK for the last 5 years and not traveled outside of the UK for longer than 1 month in duration within the last 5 years.

**Principal Data Scientist – £530-£575/day – 3 month initial duration – Croydon**

Candidates must currently hold, or be eligible for, SC Clearance

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Job Reference: REJ/DataSciCroydon


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