Senior Data Scientist - R, MATLAB, Python, SQL, Spark, MapReduce, Java, Go


£400 - £600 a day

Senior Data Scientist – R, MATLAB, Python, SQL, Spark, MapReduce, Java, Go

A London based gaming organisation are looking for a Data Scientist to join their product proposition team on an initial 6-month contract basis. They’re looking for someone that understands the importance of data science in customer behaviour to build a complex data model which will interpret user behaviour into tangible insight and can in turn be used to enhance the users experience of the game. The chosen candidate will have a strong background in maths/statistics, expert skills in data mining/machine learning and experience in using statistical and modelling tools (such as; Python, MATLAB and/or R). This is a fantastic greenfield opportunity to spread data processing knowledge whilst helping the team to make development decisions based on data.

Key responsibilities:
Building an analytics data solution using innovative methods and technologies
Development & analysis of complex data using statistical models to understand user behaviour patterns
Using data mining, statistical models and machine learning to extract useful information and turn it into insights
Creating analytical models to understand player engagement Required skills:

Strong skills in predictive modelling, data mining and machine learning (classification, regression, structured prediction etc.)
Proven experience in customer behaviour analytics – personalisation, customer segmentation, collaborative filtering
Expert skills in modelling & statistical tools (MATLAB, Python, R)
Proven experience in building complex data models to support analysis
Software development experience, preferably in either; Python, Java, Go and/or Scala
Strong data manipulation skills; SQL, MapReduce, Spark

Posted by Cornwaliis Elt, 16 May