Data Scientist - Central London

  • Circle Recruitment
  • Nov 10, 2021
Full time Information Technology Telecommunications SQL Python Data Scientist Software Engineer

Job Description

Data Scientist - Central London

Data Scientist with experience in machine learning, SQL, Python / R experience is required by a leading research company in Central London.

As the Data Scientist, you will design and implement algorithms for research evaluation. You will lead this project in collaboration with a mix of teams including product and technology teams to build, develop and deploy new data pipelines and research evaluation models.

Any experience of Machine Learning would be a big advantage as this is an area that they want to move into, so something that will be huge for them in the coming years

Experience ideally required:

  • Either a PhD or MSc in a quantitative research field with at least 1 year of experience in a professional data-science position or 3+ years of experience in a Data Science position
  • Strong programming skills as evidenced by earlier work in data science or software engineering, including experience with standard libraries for data science (NumPy, Pandas, Scikit-Learn, Keras or equivalents)
  • Extensive experience of completing complex data analysis and create proposals / provide recommendations on the back of analysis proficiency in data mining, mathematics, and statistical analysis
  • Solid knowledge of machine learning, natural language processing and ability to develop new algorithms.
  • Be an advocate of the advantages of using machine learning to increase efficiency in the data moving forward
  • Ideally some proven predictive modelling, forecasting or analytical experience with strong SQL, Python & R skills

If you have the following it would be a bonus

  • Prior research experience in Data Science or biomedical/medical research (PhD or Postdoc) as evidenced by academic publications or conference talks
  • Experience with deep learning frameworks such as TensorFlow and PyTorch

Data Scientist Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement algorithms for research evaluation. You will lead this project in collaboration with a mix of teams including product and technology teams to build, develop and deploy new data pipelines and research evaluation models.
  • Work with the editorial team to identify opportunities to leverage our proprietary recommendation data and the expertise to create research evaluation models.
  • Collaborate with the Product team to develop products based on new data pipelines and models
  • Create data visualizations in collaboration with their technology teams
  • Champion data quality and integrity, highlighting data quality issues and suggesting appropriate solutions.
  • Share knowledge and experience, and analytical/modelling best practices as well as mentoring and development of team member skills

My client is looking to pay a salary of between £50,000 - £60,000. They offer some great benefits, including a 35 hour week and flexible work, i.e. working from home. To apply press apply now or send your CV to or contact me on LinkedIn

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