Data Scientist

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Data

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Matt Jones

  • Contact email:

    matthew.jones@xcede.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    PR/004134_1614286092

Xcede's Data Science recruitment team are working with one of the UK's largest insurance brands who are looking to add to their existing Data Science team, based in south-west London. The Data Science team (10 people) are a central team with a start-up culture, under the umbrella of a company who have been running for more than 100 years.

The Data Science team work across the business so this is a great opportunity to work on lots of different projects in different parts of the business. For example, the business produce over 80 million direct mail pieces each year, making them one of the largest producers of mail in the UK so building related models - propensity, logistic regression, classification, segmentation, etc. - in an open-source environment will be key. Similarly, working on building pricing or fraud models using machine learning will have a huge impact.

Requirements:
*MSc in a statistical degree (Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Physics, etc.)
*Commercial experience in an analytical or Data Science role (12+ months preferred, or a strong graduate programme, boot camp, or similar)
*Ability to build customer/marketing/acquisition related models
*Strong SQL skills
*Solid R or Python skills
*Good machine learning understanding
*Experience working with text data would be a bonus

If you are interested in this or other Data Scientist opportunities please contact Matthew Jones on matthew.jones@xcede.co.uk or +44(0)203 301 9931. Unfortunately this position is only available to candidates eligible to work in the EU without sponsorship.

For all of our live Data Scientist positions in the UK please click here - https://www.xcede.com/jobs/data-science/united-kingdom/