Senior Statistical Data Scientist

Reference number
Higher Executive Officer
Role type
Closing date
7 Oct 2021
Croydon, Darlington, Fareham, Leeds, London, Newport, Sheffield
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As a Data Scientist you will work at the heart of government, playing an integral role delivering insight from data using statistical and data science techniques. You will support the creation of innovative data products and services and tell compelling stories with data. We use software such as Python, R, and/or Spark along with Power BI and work in a mixture of local and cloud-based environments
Data scientists have access to rich sources of data held by government departments and can combine this data with other datasets to tackle key challenges facing the economy, health, education, and transport.

The role will require you to apply your knowledge of statistics and programming skills to create innovative data products and solve problems in data management and analysis.
You will be using a range of software packages and analytical techniques.
The work will involve developing expertise in acquiring, processing and using data to inform decisions
The ability to explain and communicate your findings to a varied audience will also be essential.

How to apply

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