Data Scientist

40 Day Initial Contract - Extension Plausible - UN Agency

Employment Type
£500 a day

Do you have data science experience, and are you seeking a new remote-working contract? Our client in Italy is looking for a Data Scientist, and the role comes with a per-day rate of €550. This is a 40-day initial contract, with extensions possible. 

As a Data Scientist, you will develop pilots, to establish technical feasibility and proof of value using agile project methods and open-source technologies where possible. 

To give you an idea of how this Data Scientist role will look and feel, here are some of the things you can expect to do: 

  • Work closely with the ICT team to scope proposed use cases into deliverable pilots and production-ready solutions 
  • Analyse internal data sources, both qualitative and quantitative, for effective use in enabling pilots 
  • Analyse external data sources for suitableness to support new pilots 
  • Identify key data extraction, transformation, and loading needs and support their standardisation 

To succeed in this flexible role, you will need a master's degree or equivalent in data science, computer science, information management, statistics or a related field. You will also require the following: 

  • A minimum of two years of progressively responsible work experience 
  • Experience with data science tools and programming languages such as Jupyter, Matlab, Knime, SPSS, SAS, SQL, VBA, R, Python, Javascript or related 
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the data analysis life cycle, from cleaning and pre-processing through to analysis and visualisation to present findings 
  • Knowledge of broad Artificial Intelligence technologies, techniques, and applications including machine learning, computer vision, natural language processing and related. 

In return for your skills, you will be rewarded with an excellent contract rate of €550 and the opportunity to work with an inclusive and supportive international organisation. 

If this remote Data Scientist contract motivates and inspires you, please contact Mark from Skillsearch at today. 

Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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