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Data Scientist

London, City of London - Greater London


£70,000 - £75,000 per annum



A Data Scientist is required for a leading website who have one of the highest volume data sets, that is, hundreds of millions products, each one described as a multi-dimensional document. As the Data Scientist, you will be collaborating with a small group of engineers working on one of the most important and interesting data sets available. As a lead Data Scientist member of the engineering business you will be tackling challenges that make an impact across a huge vertical of businesses and users. Big data is in the core of the projects.

Data Scientist Requirements:

  • Proficient in data science and analysis.
  • Data cleaning, validation, wrangling (munging), and integration.
  • Actionable data insights.
  • Excellent programming skills, e.g. in Python, C/C++, R, etc.
  • Implementation of Machine Learning techniques (e.g. regression, classification, support vector machines, topic modelling, random forests).
  • Passion for data analysis and problem solving.
  • Strong capacity to learn and experiment.

Data Scientist Responsibilities (projects to participate / problems to solve):

  • Information retrieval and indexing.
  • Semantic analysis and search in multi-field documents.
  • Content (text, image, time-series, ...) categorization and classification.
  • Similarity in multidimensional data.
  • Relevance and ranking of documents.
  • Spelling correction.
  • Auto-complete.

Highly Desirable:

  • Strong analytical skills related to working with unstructured data sets.
  • Master or PhD in a quantitative field (Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, etc.).
  • Experience in Natural Language Processing (tokenization, entity identification, collocations, syntax/grammar trees, corpus linguistics).
  • 2 years of relevant work experience in data analysis or related field.
  • Experience in processing web-based large data sets.
  • Research and development skills.
  • Mathematical and statistical skills.

If you are interested in this role and would like to hear more please apply and you will be contacted immediately.