Senior Data Scientist – UK Home Based – Salary £65,000 + Bonus & Benefits

Senior Data Scientist – UK Home Based – Salary £65,000 + Bonus & Benefits

Job-specific competencies

Experience & knowledge

  • High performing experience in data science and data analysis
  • Strong understanding of statistical techniques and their application, including GLMs, decision trees, random forest, boosting, natural language processing, distributions, clustering, simulation and scenario analysis
  • Knowledge of data platforms, and data processing including batch and real-time automation, and methods to optimise efficient processing
  • Experience of utilising system integration techniques such as APIs, web services
  • Knowledge of data structures and schemas, data preparation and cleansing
  • Experience with machine learning techniques and libraries
  • Knowledge of data science toolkits and languages, such as R, Python, Scala
  • Experience of data exploration and visualisation tools
  • Strong knowledge of data query languages, such as SQL, HiveQL, scripting
  • Knowledge of data integration services and ETL
  • Analytical and problem-solving aptitude
  • Understanding of a service-based approach to professional services.
  • Experience delivering through Agile change framework

Skills & Qualifications

  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Good time management and organisation skills
  • Proven analytical and statistical modelling skills
  • Degree in Data Science or other quantitative field


  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic with the desire to meet or exceed targets
  • Determined and passionate, particularly regarding data and technology
  • Supports development of peers and wider team capability
  • A decision maker with an ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team
  • Takes accountability and ownership of problems and solutions
  • A flexible approach and positive attitude
  • Strives to drive business improvements contributing to the success of the business
  • An organised and proactive approach
  • Role model for other team member