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Data Scientist - Big Data Team

Job Title: Data Scientist - Big Data Team
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Fareham
Salary: £400 - 450 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 23488
Contact Name: Ben Tristram
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 20, 2017 16:06

Job Description

My client in Fareham, Hampshire, are seeking a Data Scientist to join their Big Data team on an initial 6 month contract.

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.

Relevant Skills and Experience Required:

  • 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

A desirable would be someone who has experience of using synthetic data

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


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

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