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Senior Data Scientist - Python, SQL - Manchester

Posted on Oct 13, 2021 by Blueprint Recruitment Services Ltd

Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
IT
1 Nov 2021
£50k - £70k Annual
Full-Time

Senior Data Scientist - Python, SQL - Manchester

A leading travel/hospitality business is looking to hire a seasoned Senior Data Scientist, with strong Python and SQL skills for their already impressive Manchester-based team.

Reporting into the Lead Data Scientist the successful Data Scientist will be part of a cross-functional team where every Data Scientist is both a member of the wider Data community and fully Embedded into a cross-functional team alongside engineers and product managers.

The business are evangelists of agile values and principles but each team is responsible for their own way of working. All members of the team have the opportunity to help influence the teams' processes through a continuous improvement mindset. We work in a fast-paced, low ceremony environment and deploy multiple times a day.

Data science is a way to gain insight from data using statistics and machine learning, so can potentially provide large benefits across the entire business by reducing costs, optimizing processes, improving the customer experience.

As a relatively new area within the business, and as a small team, the senior role will play an important role in evangelizing the use of data across the business whilst bringing in new ideas and skills to share across the team.

Requirements

Essential

  • Experience programming in Python and SQL
  • A background in a mathematical/scientific subject
  • 3+ years of experience working within the data science field
  • Strong technical knowledge
  • Experience working within a business setting
  • Experience working with stakeholders

Desirable

  • Experience working within E-commerce
  • Experience mentoring junior members of staff

Benefits

  • Generous discount on holidays
  • Flexible working hours
  • Annual Hack Week
  • Simplyhealth Optimise Health Plan and eye care contribution
  • Travel to work scheme - interest-free tram and train loans and cycle to work scheme
  • Onsite subsidised coffee shop - barista-style coffee and snacks
  • Food and drink discounts across a number of venues in Manchester City Centre
  • Gym discount
  • Share incentive plan
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, and adoption pay
  • The Sandbox - free bar every Friday PM
  • Charity contribution - we match any funds raised by an employer for charity, doubling the total funds raised.

Blueprint Recruitment is acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 1359039077

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