Data Scientist at EPAM Systems Ltd, The City, London, £700-£1,000 per day

£700 - £1,000 per day
  • Contract Spy
  • City of London, London, UK
  • Oct 11, 2019
Duration not stated

Contract Description

As a Data Scientist, you will join EPAM 's Data Practice and work closely with one of our large clients either in Newport (client office) or London (EPAM office). If in London then occasional trips to Newport will be needed.

This is a client-facing role requiring a mix of great communication skills, business acumen and deep technical knowledge.

You will drive actionable data insights and solutions from datasets to understand customer behaviour, optimise untapped areas of growth and develop machine learning models to enhance user experience.

This is an ongoing client project but as EPAM is a tech consultancy, you will have the opportunity to work on other exciting client projects in the future. Therefore someone who is travel mobile is highly desirable.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Works with large, complex data sets to solve difficult, non-routine analysis problems, applying advanced analytical methods as needed
  • Ability to apply the latest machine learning approaches and the latest data science techniques to everyday business problems
  • Works as a unified team to produce online, real-time machine learning pipelines that create efficiencies and enhance the customer experience
  • Supports the development of API's and event queues to integrate predictive models
  • Conducts end-to-end analysis that includes data gathering and requirements specification, processing, analysis, ongoing deliverables, and presentations
  • Develops comprehensive understanding of organisational data structures and metrics, advocating for changes where needed to improve customer experience
  • Makes business recommendations (e.g. cost-benefit, forecasting, and experiment analysis) with effective presentations of findings at multiple levels of stakeholders through visual displays of quantitative information
  • Digital Engineering - Provide support to engineers in accessing predictions, actions and insights
  • Data Engineering - Collaborate with members of the Data Engineering team to clarify data dependencies and coordinate releases
  • Business - Collaborate across the business to develop relationships with data partners to develop holistic customer view
REQUIREMENTS
  • MSc/PhD in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Data Science, Statistics or in a highly quantitative field
  • Strong commercial work experience as a Data Scientist, not only in a research/educational type role
  • Industry experience in predictive modelling and analysis, predictive software modelling
  • Experience with common programming languages and tools - DataBricks, Spark, Python, Panda, Numpy, Tensorflow, MS Azure big data services
  • Machine Learning / Deep Learning background and capable of building machine learning algorithms from scratch
  • Experience in building Neural Networks
  • Ability to proactively prioritise workloads, working both independently and as part of a team
ABOUT EPAM
 
Named as one Fortune 's List of 100 Fastest Growing Companies for 2019, EPAM is committed to providing our global team of 33,100+ EPAMers with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty, and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration, try to always understand our customers' business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. No matter where you are located, you'll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.