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Data Scientist - Work from home

London, Greater London, United Kingdom, £ £ - Annual Annual, Permanent


Data Scientist - Work from home
Location: Remote / Work from Home
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000, DOE
Contract: Full time, Permanent
Vuzo is a fast-growing data science agency formerly based in the heart of London\'s thriving Moorgate tech community, and now fully remote.
We are home to world-leading data science talent and patent-pending AI tech. We have been rapidly adding household name retail brands and public sector agencies to our client base. If you\'re looking for a new challenge with more autonomy and influence in the direction of your company and role, this is a rare ground-floor opportunity at a profitable start-up.
Data Scientist - The Role
Reporting to the Technical Director, you\'ll be responsible for turning data into decisions that have a large impact on our clients\' businesses.
You\'ll be drawing insight and meaning from large datasets, and you\'ll also use Vuzo\'s IP to enrich these datasets with an abundance of third-party data such as ONS, CDRC, and our own proprietary datasets.
Working closely with the Account Management team and Technical Director, and supported by our team of senior data scientists and one junior data scientist, you\'ll be responsible for scoping projects, importing & cleansing data, running analysis, and reporting back insights.
You\'ll work within our established processes for data security, business continuity and GDPR compliance.
Ethically, you\'ll remember that asking \"should we\" is just as important as \"can we\".
Data Scientist - Skills & Experience
Essential skills:
* Good knowledge of R and SQL.
* BSc degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or similar quantitative discipline.
* Version Control
* Analysis workflows (Notebooks, Drake etc)
* Loading and cleaning data from a variety of sources, (APIs, Databases, CSVs)
* Statistical/ML techniques (clustering, time series, A/B tests)
* Experience presenting results of complex analysis orally and in writing to stakeholders with
* a range of quantitative skills
* Desirable Skills:
* Shiny development
* R package development
* Software development skills (testing, CI etc)
* Docker
Your Traits
* Curiosity and a willingness to learn is important. We want you to grow as the business grows.
* Determination, grit and stamina: building a start-up is exciting, challenging and rewarding.
* A natural dedication to nurture, lead & inspire your team-mates to achieve their potential.
* Precision in working practices and ability to glean insights from data without a pre-given hypothesis.
*Personal Skills*
* A self-starter who can move forward in the face of client uncertainty/ambiguity and can help bring clarity and impact to projects
* Able to build and maintain good relationships throughout the organization and collaborate with other groups
* A quick learner and able to adapt to changing environment and learn new, complex topics
* Able to balance mathematical rigor with an action mind-set to solve real business problems expeditiously
* Driven to solve problems and to collaborate with and learn from others
Package and Benefits:
* Stock Options
* Fully remote working. If we all decide to go back to an office one day, it will probably be in London and Bristol, and you\'re welcome to join us there if you want to.
* Herman Miller ergonomic chair
* AXA PPP Private Health Insurance Scheme
* 3% Company Pension Scheme Contribution
* Bike to work scheme
* Lifestyle perks e.g. gym membership, car hire and gig ticket discounts
* 28 days of holiday increasing with tenure
To Apply:
If you\'re ready to take the next step in your career and join our friendly, professional team who are dedicated to delivering our vision for global growth, then please click on APPLY to be considered.
Due to the volume of applications, we receive we are unable to respond to all applicants. If you do not hear from us within four weeks please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.
Note: We are not offering sponsorship or a relocation package for this role. We always welcome international candidates to apply providing they are eligible to work and live in the UK.
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London, Greater London, United Kingdom
£ £ - Annual Annual