Data Scientist - Interim

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Government Digital Service
London, United Kingdom
Application Deadline

Important notice: We are initially taking applications to join our talent pool for this post. If you are interested please apply and we will be in contact if we wish to progress your application.

Closing date: Applications to join our talent pool will remain open at this time on a rolling basis.

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  • understand and interrogate user needs and business problems
  • make recommendations to address user needs and business challenges by leveraging data - characterised by high-volume, high dimensionality from multiple sources
  • be an integral member of a product team, providing the inspiration and insight to improve the product architecture and its application to enable data driven decisions
  • provide thought leadership within GOV.UK, on the practical use and insight that data can provide

Skills required

  • experience of extracting, merging, cleaning, and manipulating of large data sets in an enterprise environment
  • understanding of the standard statistical techniques such as regression analysis, factor analysis
  • facility with software such as R, Tablau, Graphite, SAP, Business Objects, Splunk, StatsD, or similar tools
  • applied maths, statistics and scientific practices
  • data engineering and manipulation
  • data science innovation
  • domain expertise
  • programming and build (data science)
  • understanding analysis across the life cycle (data science)

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.

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