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Data Scientist

  • Location: Edinburgh
  • £ Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 10 months ago

  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Contact: Ryan Gillespie
  • Expiry Date: 24 February 2023
  • Job Ref: JN -012023-476574

Hydrogen are currently looking for a Data Scientist who will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of advanced analytical models and solutions in support of the retail banking division. This role requires a strong background in R programming, as well as experience with machine learning and statistical modelling techniques.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement advanced analytical models, including machine learning and statistical models, to support retail banking operations
  • Utilize R programming to create and maintain data pipelines, perform data analysis, and build predictive models
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to understand their analytical needs and provide solutions to support their decision-making
  • Communicate findings and insights to stakeholders through effective data visualization and clear, concise reports
  • Stay current with the latest analytical tools and techniques, and continuously improve processes and systems


  • Master's degree in a related field (e.g. Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics)
  • At least 5 years of experience in a data science role, with a focus on retail banking
  • Strong background in R programming, with experience in machine learning and statistical modeling
  • Strong understanding of data analysis and visualization techniques
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in a related field
  • Experience working with big data technologies such as Hadoop or Spark
  • Experience with SQL and database management
  • Experience with cloud-based data storage and processing platforms (e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure)

Should you wish to be considered, please apply online and make sure your most up to date CV is attached.