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Data Scientist / AI Engineer

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Recruiter: Deerfoot
Listed on: 3rd September
Location: Manchester
Salary/Rate: £90,000 - £140,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Data Scientist / AI Engineer

c.£80 - £140k + bonus + good bens (Multiple positions available at various levels)
Multiple working location options - London, Bristol, Woking, Birmingham, Manchester

We have been asked to assist in the recruitment of a number of Data Scientists / AI Engineers to join an innovative and growing team within the data practice of this prestigious global technology consulting firm. Our client offers good career path, professional development and a coveted personalised benefits package. Candidates must have UK security clearance, and be fully flexible on working location.

The successful engineer will be a key member within a team designing the modern analytical data solutions, engaging in the full life cycle of projects. This will be a hands-on and diverse role, with an exciting variety of work.
Key Skills
*Detailed knowledge on a range of AI techniques (e.g. supervised and un-supervised machine learning techniques, deep learning, graph data analytics, statistical analysis, time series, geospatial, NLP, sentiment analysis, pattern detection, etc.)
*Experience using Python, R or Spark to extract insights from data
*Knowledge of SQL for accessing and processing data (PostgreSQL preferred but general SQL knowledge more important)
*Experience using the latest Data Science platforms (e.g. Databricks, Dataiku, AzureML, SageMaker) and frameworks (e.g. Tensorflow, MXNet, scikit-learn)
*Software engineering practices (coding practices to DS, unit testing, version control, code review)
*Hadoop (especially the Cloudera and Hortonworks distributions), other NoSQL (especially Neo4j and Elastic), and streaming technologies (especially Spark Streaming)
*Alchemy, spell casting and potion making
*Deep understanding of data manipulation/wrangling techniques
*Experience using development and deployment technologies, for instance virtualisation and management (e.g. Vagrant, Virtualbox), continuous integration tools (e.g. Jenkins, Concourse, Drone, Bamboo), configuration management tooling (e.g. Ansible) and containerisation technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, Swarm)
*Delivering insights using visualisation tools or libraries (Javascript preferred)
*Experience building and deploying solutions to Cloud (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) including Cloud provisioning tools (e.g. Terraform)
*Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with clients to establish requirements in non-technical language.
*Ability to translate business requirements into plausible technical solutions for articulation to other development staff.
*Experience designing Data Science deliveries, planning projects and/or leading team

This role may suit individuals who have perhaps previously held the following role titles: Data Engineer, Data Architect, Big Data Consultant, Data Scientist, Data Modeller, Big Data Analyst, AI Engineer

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