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Data Scientist

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Recruiter: RSSB
Listed on: 6th April
Location: London
Salary Notes: Competitive + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Data Scientist

The Data and Business Intelligence Service at RSSB is a centre of excellence, tasked with servicing the growing need for data driven insights to support decision making, both internally and for customers in the wider rail industry.  

We are looking for a Data Scientist to manage our data insights pipeline and champion the value and application of data science within RSSB, as well as capture customer needs and help translate these into deliverables.

Championing data science techniques to deliver insights, you will work with data specialists to implement data models, pipelines and categorisations based on data insights and customer needs and communicate results using visualisations and explanations. Developing and embedding the organisations data science capability is also critical to the role, you will advise and coach internal stakeholders on the application of analytics and data science to deliver value to our customers.

To be successful in the post, you will have a degree in a maths, science or computer science discipline, or an equivalent level professional qualification, or relevant experience. This will be combined with a strong working knowledge and application of Python and/or R, including relevant data manipulation and data science libraries; application of database concepts; proficiency using SQL; and strong working knowledge and application of statistics, modelling and data science concepts.

You will also have experience of providing advice to and influencing stakeholders in the application, method and tools for data science as well as strong communication skills and a customer centric approach.

Early applications are encouraged, we may close this vacancy before the advertised deadline if sufficient numbers of applicants are received.