Data Scientist at Landmark Information Group Ltd, Exeter, £Competitive Day Rate

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  • Middlemoor, Tavistock PL19 9DY, UK
  • Jan 13, 2021
Duration not stated

Contract Description

At Landmark we are the UK’s leading custodian of Land and Property search information. Our exceptional teams of analysts and scientists lead the way in continuously creating and innovating new ways to make our data go further. We are seeking a data scientist to work on core project delivery, taking ownership of and managing data science processes. You will enjoy working with one of the strongest data sets in the country, cutting edge technology, and the ability to see your insights turned into real products on a regular basis.

You will be working to deliver exploratory analysis, statistical descriptions, and build predictive models based on consumer, business, and spatial data. Using data-driven methods to power decisions, inform strategy, build robust data products, and identify opportunities for innovation across the company. The role will focus on mining, cleaning, understanding, explaining, and modelling data from various sources, and presenting these findings to a wider audience. The team will be measured on ensuring projects can demonstrate the financial impact of leveraging data analytics and modelling.

Ideally you will have worked with Address data previously. Main tasks include:

Address/Data Cleansing
Analysis of large data sets to identify key structures and patterns in sector specific address sets, with the aim of identifying a comprehensive and quality assured set of address cleansing rules that can be applied to customer data.
Data Assurance
Statistical, quantitative and qualitative analysis of processes and results, ensuring auditable results and accurate recording of said results. Ensure documentation and processes are maintained and kept up to date.
Data Management/Processing
Handling and management of large datasets, ensuring all actions and results are auditable, without data loss or duplication. Delivery of data work packages, receipt of results, collation of results/reports. Statistical reviews etc.
Contribute to Process Improvement Continual review of processes and methods; defining new methods and mechanisms.

About You

Our ideal data scientist has a background in a quantitative or technical field, with experience working with large data sets, data analytics or machine learning, and will have some experience in data-driven decision making. We require a result focussed self-starter, who can demonstrate success in using analytics to drive the understanding, growth, and success of a project.

Key Skills:

  • Experience with Ordnance Survey Data essential
  • SQL/Python/R
  • Data manipulation, cleaning, visualisation
  • Linear regression, cluster analysis, classification
  • Strong statistics
  • Strong Leadership and Influencing skills; interacting with senior stakeholders; highly personable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities
  • High degree of numeracy
About Us

Landmark Information Group is a portfolio of leading property-related data and technology businesses at the forefront of innovation and thought leadership. It delivers award-winning solutions to estate agency, conveyancing, surveying, lender valuations, environmental consultancy, and Governments. Capabilities range from property search provision, expert opinion and interpretation to conveyancing case-management, floor-planning software, valuation modelling and a property listings portal. Clients are served through market leading applications and services that connect businesses, government departments and consumers together - reducing risk, creating transparency and saving both time and money for all parties.

As the UK’s largest custodian of land, property and environmental data in the UK, using a combination of AI, machine learning and domain experts to provide marketing leading and trusted interpretation. Our data, backed by technology innovation and entrepreneurialism, make Landmark uniquely placed to lead the next wave of digital transformation in the markets we are passionate about.

What’s it like to work for us?

We hire ambitious and passionate talent into our business and are proud of the steps we take to maximise potential in our employees, nurturing and supporting their professional and personal development. We all know money makes the world go around, but at Landmark we understand that financial rewards also mean more than cash. We believe that in order for our employees to flourish, it’s important to strike a healthy work/life balance. We provide modern, open-plan and light working environments. We also offer:

  • Competitive Day rate
  • Free fruit, biscuits, tea and coffee
  • Challenging environment