Data Scientist

Centrica

Leicester, UK

Salary up to 60k

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Welcome to British Gas Business

British Gas Business (BGB) is the business-to-business division of British Gas, one of the world's oldest companies with a history dating back over 200 years. We now have a great opportunity for a Data Scientist to join our growing team.

Data Scientist - What will you be doing?

You'll provide expertise and managerial support to your team of Modelling Analysts to identify opportunities for complex analysis across multiple areas of BGB, such as customer acquisition, retention, growth and value management. This includes gathering and analysing data to solve complex problems, and making predictions on future outcomes and support decision making.

Your day to day duties will include:

  • Using complex data sets to build statistical models
  • Provide leadership and coaching to your team of Modelling Analysts
  • Interpret and provide solutions to business and systems problems using data analysis, data mining, optimisation tools, and machine learning techniques and statistics
  • Design and deploy data science and technology-based algorithmic solutions to address business opportunities

Data Scientist - What you will bring to the team

To be great in this role you'll need extensive working knowledge and experience of delivering analysis and insights from customer (and prospects) data sets. You'll also need to be able to intuitively develop hypothesis and question the output of the analysis.

Communication is a key element of this role. You will be working in a fast-paced, challenging environment, while providing leadership to a small team of analysts. As the team lead, you will possess strong verbal and written communication, presentation and influencing skills, with the ability to adapt content and detail as appropriate for the intended audience.

Technical Knowledge and Experience:

  • Highly numerate with an excellent understanding of range of data manipulation and analysis techniques, such as data mining and statistical techniques including linear and logistical regression, clustering
  • Solid experience building statistical models (particularly Regression Models, Machine learning and AI)
  • Strong technical skills in R, Python, SQL or equivalent tools.
  • Team leadership experience, supporting individuals to achieve planned goals by building capability and skills to fulfil their roles

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