Data Scientist – Newcastle upon Tyne – up to £70,000

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An international technology and applications firm

Data Scientist – Newcastle upon Tyne – up to £70,000


An international technology and applications firm in the city of Newcastle upon Tyne are actively seeking an experienced Data Scientist following the growth of an existing Data team. Reporting to the Operations Director you will have full reign and given responsibility of growing this team to enhance this multimillion pound firm to analyse client’s data to the maximum capacity.


This applications and technology firm have been operational for nearly a decade. Following organic and consistent growth there is now an active requirement for an experienced Data Scientist to take a strategic role in implementing new software tools and assist in the rapid recruitment of experienced Data professionals. This is a challenging role that requires not just an operational / strategic mindset, but the technical knowhow to ‘lead from the front’.


This Data Scientist role will tackle the following objectives:

  • Data analysis of existing technology stack
  • Providing a mathematical / statistical answer to data questions
  • Assess any problems / issues – and intelligent solutions
  • Train existing Data Analysts to make better use of Big / unstructured data
  • Liaise with Account Managers, Sales staff and Engineers to ensure customer journey is intelligent and insightful


In order to apply for this role, the successful Head of BI will have:

  • A strong Data or Business Intelligence background with multiple platforms: QlikView, Tableau, Microstrategy, Power BI, TIBCO Spotfire, Birst (amongst others)
  • A broad technical background with the ability to do anything from generate reports to writing code in C# / .NET / Java / Python / R / Scala / SQL etc.
  • Comfortable around Dashboards
  • Have an Analytical mindset
  • Ideally a Computer Science background – preferably degree qualified


As a strategic role within this organisation, you will work closely with the existing Operations Director to ensure all of your tasks are aligned with organisation targets. This role will have a tangible impact from day one, and within the first year you will be able to look back and say with confidence that you have made a difference with an up and coming firm destined for global recognition.


The successful applicant could be an existing Data Scientist who has achieved success in a multitude of projects, now looking to bring this to a growing firm. Alternatively, you could be a Business Intelligence Architect, Senior Developer or even Data Visualisation specialist looking to take your experiences ‘in house’.


If you are someone who sees Data Science as a hobby as opposed to a job, then this is the perfect role for you.


As a growing SME, my client have multiple benefits including a more than competitive basic salary and perks such as flexible working hours, pension, private healthcare and future share options.


In order to apply to this role you must be commutable to Newcastle upon Tyne.


Additionally, the successful applicant must have full eligibility to live and work in the UK


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SearchBI are the first choice for Business Intelligence and Agile recruitment in the UK and internationally. We work with Software Houses, Partners and End Users throughout the UK and Europe. As unique specialists in this niche marketplace we have positioned ourselves ideally to satisfy the needs of a variety of clients. We understand our industry and use our expansive network to position ourselves as market leaders for all Agile Business Intelligence requirements.


Newcastle upon Tyne / Tyne & Wear / Durham / Gateshead / Northumberland / Jesmond / Gosforth / Washington / South Shields / North Shields / Sunderland / Chester-le-Street


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