Data Scientist – Newcastle upon Tyne – £40k + bonus

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Data Scientist / Newcastle upon Tyne / Financial Industry / £40k + bonus

An exciting opportunity has arisen within a national financial services company for a Data Scientist. Our client are a highly progressive and tech savvy financial services organisation with a dominating market share in this sector. This role as a Data Scientist will involve working on complex systems and scenarios, but will ultimately change the face of the financial services industry.

Building on consecutive years of record profits, company growth and national recognition for their software platforms, our client are looking to scale up their in-house technology team with the addition of an experienced Data Scientist. The successful candidate will use a large amount of data collected by the business to build predictive services, utilising machine learning and big data technologies.


  • A minimum of 3 years commercial experience
  • MSc or PhD in a relevant subject area (computer science, mathematics, artificial intelligence etc)
  • Experience with at least one scripting language e.g. R / Octave
  • In depth experience of SQL databases
  • Experience with at least one programming language e.g. Python, Perl, C#, Java, C/C++
  • Big Data experience e.g. Hadoop

The successful candidate will have complete ownership over this project, and will be expected to present their findings and conclusions to major stakeholders at the business, so excellent English communication skills are vital. Priding themselves on the company’s career framework, my client offer promotion on merit, so the successful candidate could see themselves with enhanced responsibilities in a short space of time.

This role requires somebody with full eligibility to live and work in the UK.

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