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Data Scientist

Job Title: Data Scientist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Portsmouth
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 24109
Contact Name: Angela Dawson
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 21, 2017 17:01

Job Description

Data Scientist role

6 months initial Contract - extensions expected

Based in Portsmouth

As a data scientist you will investigate particular data sources, data science tools and technologies and their application to official statistics as well as developing methodological approaches. For example, you might lead a proof-of-concept project to link diverse datasets by using graph databases. You will be expected to engage with others in different areas to understand customer requirements to ensure the work you develop fits with these.



  • Knowledge and experience of graph databases (eg. Neo4j) or RDF databases










  • Knowledge and experience of a range of statistical or data science techniques










  • Experience in manipulation and analysis of data and presenting research results










  • Experience in coding, preferably Python or R, with an ability to pick up new languages as required










Broader skills to include:

  • Experience of building relationships with others across organisational boundaries
  • Demonstrated experience of carrying out complex analytical research work
  • Ability to manage pieces of research or analytical work, working with others to deliver quality outcomes to time
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good team working skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision to deliver to time and quality
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, with ideally an experience of a range of formats and audiences.










  • Knowledge and experience of using synthetic data








  • A degree in a subject such as mathematics, statistics, computer science, physics, engineering (or similar) is essential

Excellent Client and Opportunity, please email me your CV, thanks,