Data Analyst – move into Data Science

Data Analyst – move into Data Science

An amazing opportunity with a data-driven, mobile analytics business! Looking for a statistical minded Data Analyst who is interested in becoming a Data Scientist!

Are you a Data Analyst interested in gigantic volumes of Data?? Want to influence government decisions on a worldwide scale? Work with trillions of data points and learn new skills in Big Data, such as Hadoop, AWS, and Spark?

To put it simply, this business provides incredibly accurate, real-world metrics and measurements of the telecoms market. Now, this may not sound all that interesting – but it is! Not only does the data gathered inform users on how their networks perform anywhere in the world – but importantly it also heavily influence government’s decisions for creating policies as well as having their data referenced by the press (including the BBC, NYTimes, and CNN).

We are looking for a Data Analyst who has an experience implementing statistical theory into real-world situations. Are you building scripts using Python or R? Perfect! You will continue to develop your skills and know-how in this area whilst learning new tools on the job on the road to becoming a Data Scientist!

To be successful as a Data Analyst, you will bring:

  • An interest in Data Science – We are NOT looking for you to be a finished article! But this role progresses into data science so ideally, this should be a career path interest!
  • Python or R Scripting skills – you will be working with the volumes of data here, you will need to know how to deal with this by building your own scripts using Python or R.
  • A background in Statistics – Either academic or commercial. We are facing statistical problems that only a someone with a stats background can help with.
  • Experience with predictive modeling – you don’t need to have written your own models, but an understanding behind which predictive models to use at different situations is a good starting point.

This is a role where you will see the results of your work effect global business, political agendas and even in the press. You will work with big data tools and improve your coding ability. The team are not only smart, they are good fun and as a Data Analyst, you will really enjoy it.

Apply and we will be in touch to tell you more…

Talent Point are a Hiring Communication business. We have designed and documented this vacancy alongside our customer and act as their sole source of applicants. Following a two-stage screening process that will include everyone who responds to this advert, we present a shortlist of three applicants for interview. Those on our shortlist can expect in-depth, accurate detail regarding the vacancy, a high chance of securing the position, pre-booked interview times to plan around in advance, no delays and complete transparency.

No terminology in this advert is designed to discriminate on grounds of gender, race, colour, religion, creed, disability, age, sex or sexual orientation. Talent Point Ltd is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate against these or any other class protected by applicable law.

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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum

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