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26 July 2019

Senior Data Scientist – Technology – Newcastle Upon Tyne

Location: North East England

Salary: £50000 - 70000

Sector: Technology (IT)

Job Type: Permanent

Job Reference: BMC/04/2571


Hannah Williams

DD: 0191 640 3728

M: 07949 861684

The Company

As a member of the data science team you will work both your local peers and wider team members to build, deploy and evolve analytical products. You will also work closely with operational leaders within to identify opportunities, available data and ways that data can help in achieving actions with value for clients. Additionally, there will be an opportunity to work in the R&D space to identify cutting edge technologies to advance Data Science to the next level.

Job Role

  • An opportunity to work with cutting edge technologies for a rapidly growing and innovative company
  • A chance to be part of a close-knit team working in a dynamic challenging environment
  • A 35-hour working week. 25 days holiday + bank holidays

The following skills are essential:

  • Knowledge of Machine Learning techniques – including use of supervised and unsupervised methods to generate predictive models (both classification and regression)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills – ability to explain key machine learning and natural language processing concepts to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Python 2.x or 3.x
  • Visualisation + reporting tools (e.g. pandas, matplotlib, seaborn, numpy, sklearn, scipy)
  • Education in numerical discipline (e.g. mathematics, statistics, physics, neuroscience etc.)
  • Postgraduate degree in numerical discipline (e.g. mathematics, statistics, physics, neuroscience etc)
  • Demonstrable data analytics experience in commercial setting or in a relevant academic research area


  • Big data (Hadoop/Spark)
  • Deep learning (TensorFlow/cntk)
  • Natural Language Processing – including text segmentation, pre-processing, text modelling etc.
  • Working with machine learning / big data/ Cloud Computing
  • Experience working within financial/fintech sectors
  • Knowledge of working in Agile/ Scrum
  • Experience of Jira and Confluence

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