Junior Data Scientist - Farringdon - London

Posted 1 month ago • Royal Mail  

Job reference number 108648

Junior Data Scientist - Farringdon - London

Starting salary £37,100 p.a dependant on experience, potential 10% bonus, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Full time

Permanent

Royal Mail, Farringdon, London

We have two exciting opportunities for Junior Data Scientists to join our Data Science team to be part of an empowered internal consultancy capability that provides data driven answers when others cannot.


We offer the chance to work with the brightest minds in an energetic, collegiate and agile work environment focused on innovation, creative problem-solving and collaboration. Offering in-house and external training and opportunities for career progression.

About the role

You will develop experiments and algorithms/models to test ideas leading to an improvement in our business operations and products. Utilising a novice knowledge level of the Data Science Toolbox to participate in portions of the Data Science Project Lifecycle.


Alongside developing new data products, you will also maximise existing data assets and generate insight that shapes and informs key strategic and operational decisions.

Collaborate with senior team members to deliver Data Science projects with decision recommendations that fulfil business requirements and enhance existing and new business processes.

As part of a team you will develop a data driven culture and robust challenge process as well as well as inspiring Stakeholders with algorithmic solutions and provide commercially sound options to them.

About You

You will have a degree in Mathematics, computer science or a related subject OR completed a data science conversion course.


You will have excellent interpersonal skills and have an appreciation for the commercial environment and how analytics can be used to drive recommendations.

You will have experience with working as part of a team.


You will be comfortable working with unfamiliar data sets and performing intelligent data cleansing alongside experience of working with large data sets.


In addition to the above you will also have knowledge of Python (or similar) and SQL, high numerical and programming skills with some experience of using Scala, Java and R or similar.


You will have an understanding of big data technologies and knowledge of statistics, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals and A/B tests.

About Us

At Royal Mail we connect companies, customers and communities across the country, delivering a 'one-price-goes-anywhere', universal postal service to more than 30 million addresses. As one of the UK's leading companies, we are focused on being recognised as the best delivery company in the UK and across Europe.

We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values. We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all of our job applicants.

Closing Date: Wednesday 4th September 2019. Please note, this advert may close early if the appropriate number of applications has been reached.

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