Data Scientist

Reference number
Senior Executive Officer
Role type
Closing date
5 Dec 2022
£41,782 to £48,566
Leeds, London, Manchester
Open to
HM Revenue and Customs

Are you inquisitive and enjoy solving problems? Do you want your work to make a difference? If so, then joining HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)’s Data Science team could be your next career step.

The team are looking for people with a passion for data science who aren’t afraid to challenge the status quo.

The 70-strong team operate at the cutting edge of data science and technology, using a wide range of data science tools and techniques to support the strategic objectives of the department. The team help to solve key challenges, including ensuring HMRC collects the right taxes, pays out the right financial support, and making it easier for our customers to get their taxes right. To do this they work with some of the richest and largest datasets anywhere in government.

Some example projects:

  • Building machine learning models to identify fraudulent claims.
  • Using natural language processing to help HMRC act on customer feedback at scale.
  • Building large-scale data products as part of delivering the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Book a place for an online event on 30 November to find out more about the roles and recruitment process. You will also have the chance to ask questions.

Read the full job description and apply on the Civil Service Jobs website.