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Senior Data Scientist – 18 month FTC

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05 October, 2023

Abacus are once again delighted to be working alongside our valued client, an award-winning, £1Bn turnover entity who are searching for a Senior Data Scientist to join their ranks for an 18 month FTC.

What will you be doing?

  • You will be working closely with other departments to identify and priorities opportunities to reduce operation costs, whilst leveraging data in new ways to bring significant value
  • You will create structured data analytics, BI and data science programmes based on Agile principles
  • You will contribute to discussions on data architecture and engineering issues
  • You will be essential in developing and implementing data analytics and data science/ML model building and testing strategies
  • You will aim to improve data governance and data literacy across the business

And more!

What’s in it for you?

  • 2 days in Belfast office/3 days working from home
  • Flexible working hours – start between 8am-9am and finish between 4pm-5pm
  • Car Parking
  • Bonus scheme

and more!

What do you need?

  • Third level degree in Maths, Statistics, Economics or Computer Sciences
  • 5 years’ experience in Data Analytics, Data Science or ML
  • Proficiency in SQL, Power BI and Python
  • Experience of statistical modelling techniques

What could help you stand out?

  • Experience in Azure Synapse, Databricks, Data Factory
  • Strong influencing skills, experience working with senior managers and the ability to communicate technical arguments to a non-technical audience

Interested? Apply Now or get in touch with Jenna McCahon at Abacus Careers for a confidential chat!

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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