Data Scientist

Title: Data Scientist | £25K - £32K | Digital Marketing | Guildford

Industry: Creative industries

Role/Sector: Analyst   |   Marketing   |   Social media

Location: Surrey

Placement: Graduate job (permanent)

Salary: £30,000 (per annum)

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Information on the company

Based in Guildford, our client is the creator of an industrial analytics platform which is used by data scientists for heavyweight data processing and advanced analytics with the languages of SAS and R. It is provided to users around the world in many industry sectors, especially financial services, healthcare, retail, market research, consultancies, charities, academic research, and government statistics.

The solutions division offers hands-on data science consulting services including advice, solution design and implementation. Both off-the-shelf applications and bespoke analytics projects cover segmentation, propensity modelling, credit risk and other analytics needs.


This is a permanent role offering £25K - £32K depending on experience, based in Guildford, Surrey.
Day-to-day activities will include…

  • Providing good communication with key stakeholders; from business and data understanding all the way through to model deployment.
  • Developing novel applications of classification, advanced forecasting, simulation, optimization and summarization techniques
  • Ability to complete entire journey:
    • Data preparation in SAS or SQL
    • Analysis in SAS, R or Python
    • Models
    • Presentation to customers and convincing stakeholders of our recommendations
  • Identifying and introducing forecasting indicators to improve business performance
  • Scenario modelling on performance indicators
  • Demand Management – Product and Marketplace
    • Business, Assortment, Allocation and Location
    • Dynamic in season-pricing and promotion

The ideal candidate’s personality and qualifications…

  • Qualifications: Degree in Computer Science/Mathematics/Statistics – ideally Doctorate
  • Personality:
    • Thorough
    • Detail – oriented
    • Motivated
    • Self-Driven
  • Skills:
    • Organisation
    • Multi-tasking
    • Presentation
  • Knowledge:
    • Predictive Analytics
    • Statistics knowledge
    • Proven track record working with time series data
    • Programming knowledge (SQL/R/Python/SAS preferred)
  • Must be able to travel up to 40% of time within EU.

Preferable skills and experience:

  • Knowledge
    • Big data technologies
    • Basic understanding of linux
    • An additional language

What are the perks of working at this company?
Our client is in one of the fastest growing markets so there will be plenty of opportunities to develop your skills and grow your career. They are also recognised by Gartner as a ‘cool vendor’ for analytics and you will benefit from free drinks, fruit, and more cake than you can shake a stick at!

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