Senior Data Scientist


  Data Science


Title: Snr Data Scientist
Duration: 9 months
Location: Dublin (Hybrid)
Day Rate: €500-540 p/d

A fortune 10 business in Dublin is seeking a Snr Data Scientist for an initial 9-month contract (up to end of 2024) to support on a number of wider projects..

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Research and apply advanced machine learning methods to develop new and augment existing products that solve important problems faced by the healthcare system.
  • Use natural language processing to quantify and find patterns in free form clinical text.
  • Work with autonomy and in collaboration with other team members, including data scientists, analysts, developers, and clinicians, to contribute to the strategic goals of the Data Science Group.
  • Design and execute experiments from data gathering, cleaning and analysis through to presentation and delivery of results.
  • Communicate complex data science concepts and results in an accessible manner to various stakeholders including technical experts, clinicians, and business leaders.

Required Qualifications:

  • BSc (Hons), or equivalent, in a quantitative discipline.
  • Strong experience in Pyspark and SQL
  • Strong programming skills in R, Python, and/or Scala.
  • A well-rounded data science skill set including the ability to explain algorithmic processes/outputs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to deal with multiple priorities.
  • Astute attention to detail and the integrity to openly report errors in a timely fashion.
  • A passion for solving problems and making a difference with data science.

 Desirable Qualifications:

  • MSc and/or PhD in a quantitative discipline.
  • Experience of gathering requirements from, and documenting processes for, end users.
  • Experience in building strong business relationships as a trusted partner.
  • Experience with reinforcement learning.
  • Experience working with healthcare data.
  • Experience developing patentable ideas and products.
  • Experience delivering data science education/training materials
If you are interested in learning more about this contract, please share an updated CV. Please note, all applicants must have an EU passport, UK passport, Stamp4 or Stamp1G visa to be considered.