Data Scientist (xlr220421b)

The Candidate - Manchester

Full-time (Permanent)
£50,000
Manchester
Published on
26 April 2021
Deadline
26 June 2021

Remote working: These positions require a minimum of 1 day per week in the Manchester office, but you can do up to 5 days in the office if you wish.
Please note: Google Cloud Platform (GCP) experience preferred but the client realise that the GCP skillset is still newish in the market, so are happy to look at candidates who have the relative skills and drive to develop their GCP skills, which they can support through training.

This role is part of the newly Launch Google Practice UK, a unique proposition. The people in these roles are going to be instrumental in driving that product forward.


This role will form a major part of the Data Strategy and Analytics department. As a core member of the team you will have opportunity to help define their product, work with their industry-leading clients and the chance to build your career & your future the way you want it!

As a data scientist in Data Strategy and Analytics department, you will be building tools and models to support planning teams in building effective marketing campaigns. Initially, this role will focus on helping get their new google practice up and running creating new tools, and model design and building new analysis and activation tools.

In this role you will be responsible for:

The data scientist will be responsible for building models that will feed into audience selection and developing value-based metrics and scoring that can feed into campaign planning and optimisation, maintaining return on investment and forecasting models, ensuring that these models run with correct data inputs and refreshing interactive dashboards.

Data scientists also answer more ad hoc queries, building statistical and machine learning models and designing data visualisations based on client-specific needs.

About you:

The client is looking for candidates who have an analytical mindset and a passion for solving problems.

It is essential that you have experience with statistical modelling methods and machine learning models that allow us to find and build audiences based on propensity scoring or categorisation using media, web analytics, or client-provided data.

  • 3+ years of experience in a similar Data Science role
  • Relevant work experience in data science, machine learning, and business analytics within the GCP suite of tools
  • Experience of using Cloud technologies eg GCP
  • Strong proficiency in database technologies eg. SQL, ETL, No-SQL, DW, and Big Data
  • Knowledge of machine learning modelling techniques and how to fine-tune those models eg. XGBoost, Deep Neural Networks, Transformers, Markov chains, etc.
  • Experience of reporting BI tools - ideally Tableau and potentially R-Shiny, SSRS, Qliksense, Power BI
  • Knowledge of web analytics platforms such as Google Analytics, DataStudio & DoubleClick

If this exciting role as Data Scientist sounds right for you, then apply online today! Or for more information, get in touch with a member of our award-winning team on 0161 833 1044 or info@thecandidate.co.uk

Please note due to high volumes of applications unfortunately we are not always able to respond to all unsuccessful applicants. However we wish everyone who applies the very best with their job search. 

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