Data Scientist Birmingham
Published: 13th July 2021
Job Type
£550 - 600 per day


Role: Data Scientist

Location: Remote

IR35: Inside

Rate: £600 /day (Umbrella)

Duration: 6 Months

Essential skills / experience / knowledge:

  • Experience leading and delivering Data Science analyses and projects
  • Ability to mentor data scientists in best practice
  • Ability to work at pace to deadlines across multiple projects
  • Ability to effectively communicate the results of analysis to senior stakeholders and decision makers
  • Strong understanding and experience in applying statistics and data science techniques to real world problems
  • Strong experience with Python, SQL, Spark, AWS and/or R for Data Science including the core scientific Python stack (pandas, numpy, matplotlib etc) and/or R stack (ggplot2, tidyverse etc)
  • Experience cleaning data for machine learning projects
  • Ability to write functions and understandable object orientated code
  • Understanding of software best practice, including confident use of version control using platforms such as Github
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve numerical and technical problems
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills evidenced through verbal and written means to a wide range of stakeholders
  • Experience with publishing data sets for visualisation and analysis
  • Experience with supporting design of data models / data flows
  • Experienced working in Agile teams

Individual competencies:

  • Ability to work as part of a team to develop and deliver end-to-end analytical and visualisation solutions
  • Works effectively and proactively with wider BI / IT teams internally and externally to support the delivery of fast paced projects
  • Ability to apply appropriate prioritisation and good time management skills to deliver work to standard and deadline
  • Excellent communication skills that promote an effective and collaborative team-working environment
  • Analytical skill set with an ability to understand data and analysis requirements and support the development of data solutions
  • Strong attention to detail with an ability to work effectively in a team and independently

Desirable skills / experience / knowledge:

  • Experience in delivering end-to-end BI solution from requirements
  • Experience developing Qlik Sense dashboards
  • Experience automating build of MS PowerPoint slide decks
  • Experience of working with JIRA (or Azure DevOps or similar tools) within an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Experience/understanding of product lifecycle management
  • Applied maths, statistics, and scientific practices
  • Understanding of how algorithms are designed, optimised and applied at scale
  • Exposure to Dashboarding tools (ideally Power BI or Qlik)
  • Working with cloud-based platforms (we use AWS, Azure and Databricks)
  • Experience with computational statistics tools and / or Machine Learning frameworks such as PyTorch and TensorFlow
  • Exposure to graph analytics tools (we use NetworkX and GraphX)
  • Exposure to writing ‘production level’ code


  • Educated to degree level. Relevant numerate, technical or computer science discipline would be an advantage

To apply for this role please submit your latest CV or contact Aspect Resources on 0121 794 8181

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