Job Summary


This is a great opportunity for a Data Scientist who wants to work with the latest technologies and tools and make a real difference to a growing business.  The role is temporary with the potential for a permanent placement.

 

Role Responsibilities and Duties



  • Extracting stories from LDC's proprietary data.
  • Mathematical and statistical modelling and forecasting.
  • Ensuring data integrity.
  • Understanding different aspects of LDC's client and market requirements to deliver relevant answers based on data.
  • Data vizualisation and meaningful interpretation.

Our Commitment to You


Salary: TBC, dependant on experience

This is a temporary role with the potential to become a permanent placement.

LDC commits to supporting the development of new skills and competencies by providing regular training. We provide a friendly and welcoming work environment and believe in the promotion of talent from within.

To apply for this position, send your CV, along with a covering letter to careers@localdatacompany.com.

The Candidate


Key Skills & Attributes

  • MS SQL skills
  • R/Python skills
  • Knowledge of basic statistics, probability theory and mathematical modelling.
  • Data visualization using Tableau or similar platform.
  • Ability to quickly grasp business requirements and communicate with business stakeholders.
  • Good overall communication skills.
  • Knowledge of big data analytics and manipulation.
  • Knowledge of modelling of data using statistical methods.
  • Experience using data to drive decisions.
  • Can do attitude with an affinity for innovation.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Rigour and delivery of sound results.
  • A desire to learn new skills – we are continuously seeking out the latest technology developments.
  • Reliable, positive and professional can do attitude.
  • Proven track record of taking full responsibility to meet deadlines.
  • Interacts well and respects people from all disciplines to accomplish a task or goal.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, multi-cultural and changing environment.

Desirable

  • Software engineering background (C#/Java/Javascript
  • Machine learning
  • Blob storage
  • Azure databases
  • Hadoop or similar