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Data Scientist
JO-2002-7337
London
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Data Science Consultant

We are looking for a Data Scientist to join our Data & Analytics team in London. As a Data Science Consultant, you will help deliver meaningful and impactful data science and machine learning solutions for our clients, making best use of multiple tools and technologies. You should be able to demonstrate understanding of data science best practices and have a consistent record of developing and deploying machine learning applications. Applicants should be very confident in their ability to hear and manage client priorities in a consultative environment.

We are going through an exciting period of growth in our UK office and want you to join us through the next step of our journey. If this feels like you, please do get in touch – we would love to hear your story!

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to turn business questions into data science problems
  • Prepare and perform feature engineering on client data
  • Design, build and test enterprise data science solutions
  • Align client’s business need to model evaluation strategy and continuous monitoring of solution
  • Support on business development of building data science capability within the practice e.g. workshops, hackathons

Qualifications

  • Demonstrate progressive post-baccalaureate experience in data science and/or machine learning, ideally within consulting environment
  • Strong understanding of statistical modelling and machine learning
  • Experience in one or more popular programming languages or machine learning frameworks e.g. Python, R, TensorFlow
  • Experience in preparing data for modelling
  • Experience in deploying machine learning solutions using cloud technology e.g. AWS (strongly preferred)
  • Experience with various delivery methodologies; specifically Agile
  • Highly self-motivated to deliver both independently and with strong team collaboration
  • Exceptional analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to creatively take on new challenges and work outside comfort zone

Professional Skills

  • Eagerness to contribute in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

Additional Preferred Skills

  • Certifications are a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL, including ability to write stored procedures, triggers, analytic functions, and tuning
  • Knowledge of deep learning, computer vision, advanced NLP techniques

About us

Of all the things that make Slalom unique, our team is at the top of the list. We are thinkers, makers and doers that came from enterprises, consultancies, agencies and start-ups; all attracted by the promise of loving work and life.

We bring the experience and discipline of a seasoned consulting firm, the creative brainpower of a digital agency, and deep technical expertise that’s been at the core of our business since day one.

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, WA, Slalom has organically grown to nearly 5,000 employees. We were named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2019, Consulting Magazine Best Firms to Work For 2019, Vitality Britain’s Healthiest Workplace 2019, Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2019. We are regularly recognised by our employees as the best place to work. You can find us in 25 cities across the U.S., U.K., and Canada.

With our UK office having opened in 2014, we offer our team and clients the energy of a nimble start-up supported by thousands of seasoned leaders, industry experts and alliance partners from across the global organisation.

Slalom is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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