Permanent (Full time)
This is a hands-on position where you will need to leverage your analytical mindset to find solutions to complex problems. As a Data Scientist, you will have the following responsibilities:
· Understand difficult business problems and prototype solutions with minimal support.
· Apply, modify and design algorithms and mathematical models to solve business problems on top of big data architectures (Hadoop, Spark).
· Validate, document and present the modeling process and model performance.
· Communicate complex solutions in a clear, understandable way to non-experts.
· Promote data science across Tesco and promote Tesco across the external Data Science community.
We are looking for ambitious individuals with a mix of statistics, programming and machine learning skills. The role requires that you have an extensive background in machine learning and data mining. A track record in modifying and designing advanced algorithms and applying them to large data sets is essential. The requirements:
· A scientific mentality with the ability to ask the right questions, as well as answer them
· A strong numerical higher degree in a mathematical, scientific, engineering or computer science discipline
· Solid understanding of mathematics and statistical principles
· Experience in one or more of the following fields: predictive modelling, operational research, deep learning and time series modelling
· Strong programming experience, Python preferred
· Strong communication skills
Our business was built with a simple mission – to be the champion for customers, helping them to enjoy a better quality of life and an easier way of living. This hasn't changed. Customers want great products at great value which they can buy easily and it's our job to deliver this in the right way for them.Benefits Package- Colleague Discount Card (including a second card for a family member) after 6 months service with 10% off most purchases at Tesco.- An annual bonus scheme where you could achieve up to 3.5% of eligible 2017/18 earnings.- Childcare Vouchers- Share Schemes- Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile & - Tesco Bank- Deals and Discounts through many other external businesses- Sunday and Out of Hours premiums available
Posted 111 days ago