Data Scientist

Sheffield, UK

This is an excellent opportunity for a talented and driven individual to join our Data Science team here at The Floow.

This position would be highly collaborative with many of our engineering teams here at The Floow. In this position, a candidate would be responsible for developing algorithms and performing regressions to accurately improve the effectiveness and predictiveness of our scores for our clients.


Your Accountabilities:

  • Use good domain knowledge of Data Driven Science to solve problems and support the regular daily activities of the Data Science function 
  • Display competency with the relevant technologies and tools and the Company specific technologies, tools and processes to deliver quality solutions and contribute to the success of the team and projects
  • Complete tasks reasonably autonomously, using a moderate level of support from colleagues and leaders as well as seeking external influences to grow awareness of technologies, to ensure you continue to meet best practice standards
  • Conduct fully supported interactions with clients and colleagues to update, feedback and deliver news regarding pieces of work you are involved in
  • Ensure competent verbal and non-verbal exchanges with colleagues and clients, maintaining positive and professional lines of communication
  • Proactively identify, suggest and assist in the delivery of improvements, to ensure the business and team are constantly moving forward and raising the bar 
  • Contributing to the technical quality and timely delivery of projects and products; managing the quality of your own work, in order to ensure the best product is delivered within the specified time frame
  • Individually analyse and break down tasks and information, seeking guidance and support from peers when required, to ensure you’re working with a fair level of autonomy

About You:

  • You will have a proven track record of ability to quickly adapt to and exploit new and cutting edge technology/ techniques 
  • Degree or above qualification in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, or a related subject
  • Broad knowledge of programming, and scripting 
  • Experience using Python, in particular the NumPy, Pandas, scikit-learn and Matplotlib libraries
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Prior experience of developing and delivering commercially viable ‘big-data’ analytic solutions 
  • Experience with working in connection with collaborative projects/ dynamic teams 
  • Experience with using Data Mining algorithms and statistical tools
  • Experience with Version Control (Git) 

Desirable Skills:

  • Strong past experience on research projects and deliverables 
  • Past experience on collaborative projects with drivers teams 
  • Knowledge of Motor Insurance 
  • Experience of client interaction (financial sector) 
  • Experience of productionising data science algorithms in Java, using continuous integration
  • Proven track record of involvement in complex applications 
  • Experience with UNIX / LINUX command line and other programming languages (e.g. R)
  • Experience in presenting and visualising the output of big data analytics 

 

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