Senior Data Scientist - All locations considered

  • Novuna
  • Leeds, UK
  • 04/06/2022
Full time Data Science Big Data Statistics Biostatistics DevOps

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£65,000 a year
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Are you an experienced Data Scientist who thrives on growth and change? Do you enjoy working with and learning new tech? Do you have strong stakeholder management skills?

If your answer is 'yes' to all of these, keep reading.

Want to know a little about us?

At Novuna, we care about building a better tomorrow. With a focus on sustainability, and a passion for phenomenal customer experiences, we provide consumers and businesses with the capital they need to realise their ambitions.

We're proud to be a Top 50 Inclusive employer, and we're number 11 in Glassdoor's Top 50 Employer list.

What does the role involve?

A business as diverse as ours is powered by data, and we need someone like you to help us on our journey to transform data ingestion, quality, analytics, and reporting.

As a Senior Data Scientist, you play an integral role in taking our existing data capabilities and solutions on a journey to the next level. You will expand our data science and complex data analysis capabilities across Novuna by working with our business units to provide detailed data analysis to explore and identify opportunities to improve our business systems and processes.

Some of your key duties will include:

  • Providing expert data-driven problem solving; utilising mathematical skills, programming capabilities and a thorough understanding of business and financial logic
  • Identify innovative opportunities to improve our capabilities; making recommendations to introduce what is appropriate and will improve our business
  • Utilising multiple advanced computational analysis methods to enable effective data-driven decision making by stakeholders
  • Evidencing that our business rules and logic adhere to regulations and demonstrate how system calculations work in response to audits

What are we looking for?

You're enthusiastic about delivering data solutions that empower business to grow and improve. You've got a good technical grounding and a desire to learn more.

Also, we're looking for the following:

  • Data and statistical analysis tools and techniques with experience of applying a range of AI/ML models to solve business problems
  • Strong mathematics skills, including statistics, calculus and linear algebra
  • Excellent Python and SQL programming skills
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to translate and communicate technical solutions to non-technical stakeholders
  • Cloud based analytic and integration toolsets (such as Microsoft Azure and AWS)
  • Big Data manipulation and analysis, including the use of appropriate tools (such as Hadoop, Hive and Spark)

What can we offer you?

At Novuna we take our people promise seriously. If you join us, you'll have a chance to make a difference, opportunities to learn, and time to shine.

In addition to a market-benchmarked salary and excellent bonus scheme, our offer to you includes:

  • Company car or cash alternative – with fantastic EV incentives
  • Flexible hybrid working
  • 25 days' holiday, plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell 5 days
  • Full wellbeing package including BUPA, digital GP service, 24/7 employee assistance, plus wellbeing events throughout the year

What's the next step?

Interested? Start your application today and see what Novuna can offer you.

Novuna is a consciously inclusive employer, and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds.