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Data Engineer / Software Engineer Python - DV Cleared

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Recruiter: LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
Listed on: 2nd September
Location: Cambridge
Salary/Rate: £400 - £600
Type: Contract
Start Date: September 2020

Job description

Requirements, Data and Software Engineer

1.Support to a Data Science work stream

Support a Data Scientist (DS) in the DS's task of using tools and libraries to develop routines, alerts and workflow.

In particular, to reshape the data so that it can be more effectively worked on, as well as carefully documenting methods, test data and integration approaches to ensure a scientific output and to avoid the introduction of untraceable biases in the results of further use of the tools.

2.Development of software and system requirements

It is likely that the data science work stream will generate new tasks that may be translated into further Features or User Stories (System or Service Requirements in conventional language) which will be incorporated into the programme or team backlog, to be developed by a separate engineering team.

The Requirements and Data Engineer will be responsible for articulating those requirements through briefing and documentation so that they can be taken through a full engineering lifecycle with confidence that they will produce an expected outcome.

3.Software development

Subject to the candidate possessing the requisite skills, this role may also participate in the writing of code or performing software modifications or configuration of COTS software to meet the requirements developed in the Data Science work stream.

Essential skills

*Experience of Python programming language

*Exposure to some or all of the following Python libraries: Numpy, Pandas, Scikit-learn

*Experience of ingesting, processing & cleaning large datasets

*Experience of producing analytical reports and drawing insights from large datasets, particularly for a non-technical audience

Desirable

*Experience of machine learning algorithms:

*Supervised techniques (e.g. Random Forest, XGBoost, Neural Networks)

*Unsupervised techniques (e.g. Clustering algorithms; K-Means, DBSCAN)

*Exposure to one or more of Keras, Tensorflow, PyTorch

Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 18 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.

Contact Name: Andrew Dempster
Reference: TJ/662/107806_1599059940
Job ID: 2850966



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