Data Scientist


Data Scientist London England

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Title Data Scientist Category Analytics and Emerging Digital Technologies City London, England – London, United Kingdom Job Description Data Scientist

Position Description
Now, more than ever we are ensuring the continuity of critical services that matter and we are still recruiting during these challenging times.

If you’re looking for a challenge that stretches your talents and you want to make a real difference in people’s lives, come and help us support the digital transformation of the UK. We need a Data Scientist to join our innovative UK Advanced Analytics team helping to discover information hidden in vast amounts of data, allowing CGI to make smarter decisions to deliver even better products and services.

At CGI you’ll be a member not an employee and you’ll find a friendly, collaborative environment where your ambition is rewarded. Tempted?

Your future duties and responsibilities
Primary focus is on applying data mining techniques, carrying out statistical analysis and building high quality prediction systems integrated with CGI products.

The Data Scientist will work closely with Selecting features (building and optimising classifiers using machine learning techniques), Data-mining using state-of-the-art methods, extending CGI’s data with third party sources of information and enhancing data collection procedures, to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems.

The successful candidate will be involved in the processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis, be able to create automated anomaly detection systems, track performance and carry out other ad-hoc analysis as required.

This represents an exciting opportunity to help build CGI’s UK Advanced Analytics Capability as it takes flight out of our growing Emerging Technology practice.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
To be successful we’re looking for demonstrable experience as a Data Scientist, who can demonstrate an excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms (such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, etc.). We’re looking for core experience with common data science toolkits (such as R, Python, NumPy, MatLab, Tensorflow, keras, etc., with a likelihood of core skills in one of the above).

We’re further looking for experience with data visualisation tools (such as D3.js, GGplot, etc.) and proficiency in using query languages (such as SQL, Hive, Pig), with database expertise across NoSQL databases (such as MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase, etc.).

Overall we’re interested in solid applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc., looking to progress their career in a progressive and forward thinking environment. Suffice to say we’re also looking for well-developed interpersonal skills – clear, concise – with a passion for latest business innovations and their application to clients’ challenges.

You will need to be keen to learn & develop at pace and we will provide you the support and training to help achieve this

Please note; in some instances we will expect to see the recruitment process lengthened, with interviewing and hiring taking place at a later date. Please be assured that if you apply for this role, your interest will be registered and we will be in touch soon to discuss your application further.


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    Data Scientist London England

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