Data Scientist

Gloucestershire, England • £35000 - £65000 per annum • Permanent • Data

We are working closely for a large Defence and Aerospace Prime to support the growth of capability of the technical, design and development teams in the UK. As part of this growth we are looking for a Data Scientist to work with an existing team in Gloucestershire.

Skills and Experience
  • Expertise in at least one of the following areas: statistics, maths or computer science
  • A combined knowledge of computer science and applications, modelling, statistics, analytics and maths to solve problems
  • Experience in the defence, intelligence and security domain
  • A good working knowledge of R, SAS, Scala, Java, Python and SQL
  • Ability to use AWS data technologies (Data Pipeline, EC2, EMR, SNS, SQS, DynamoDV, Lamba and Kinesis)
  • Proficient with ApacheSpark and Scala
  • Ability to use MongoDB and other persistence stores (e.g. Elastic, HBase, Accumulo)
  • Knowledge of visualisation technologies (e.g. D3)
  • Standard web development skills and knowledge (e.g. HTML, CSS and JavaScript)
  • Knowledge of sckit-learn and machine learning technologies
  • A solid understanding of implementing Agile methodology and ways of working
  • The ability to sift and analyse data from multiple angles, looking for trends that highlight problems or opportunities as well as being able to deal and work through anomalies in data
  • An innovative and problem-solving mind with the ability to creatively solve problems
  • Excellent communication skills and to be able to communicate findings articulately
Desirable:
Knowledge of C/C++, Perl and Ruby

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