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Lead Data Scientist - Big Wednesday Digital

Unit 375,

Aspire Business Park,

London,

England


01589 254 895

Specific Attribute

This job requires at least 5 years working as a statistician/data scientist. This is expected as this in a senior role. You are expected to have knowledge and experience in the role as you will be managing junior data scientists as well as growing and mining large volumes of data to drive ongoing improvements. Previous experience in the industry will also help you with networking, potentially bringing in more business for your employer.

General Attribute

As a lead data scientist you will be developing predictive models and algorithms to support business decisions, technical problem solving is a helpful attribute for these duties as there will be numerous challenges you will need to overcome on a daily basis. Being able to find solutions for any technical issues that arise will give you an edge both in the employment process and in the workplace.

Soft Skills Required

Being a Team Player is an attribute essential to this role, you will be working as part of a production oriented team requiring you to demonstrate your ability to work within a team and even emerge as a leader. As the job is for a lead data scientist, you must also have the ability to understand that people within your team may have difficulties with certain tasks where others may excel. It is then your responsibility to organise your team in such a way as to maximise efficiency whilst keeping your team and anyone under your supervision happy.

Android Developer - VOLT

37 Hardwood Road,

Adept Business Park,

Birmingham,

England

Specific Attribute

As you will be developing Apps for the Android operating system, a good knowledge of Android and Google Play is required for this position. An extensive knowledge of the platform you are building for is a way to kick-start your career within the company and will also make you more employable in the future for any other mobile based app development positions you apply for.

General Attribute

Having knowledge of IT and previous experience as a developer will be a huge factor in the employers decision to hire you. If you are looking for a job as an app developer, having a portfolio of apps you have created or helped to develop is beneficial.

Soft Skills Required

In this role you will be developing your own apps focused on sensor data, as you will be creating the apps from the design stage through to testing and eventually release you will need to be confident in your ideas as well as a keen eye for detail. This will help you in the process of pitching your idea all the way through to designing and creating the app, as a developer you are certain to come across bugs in the development stage, and having a keen eye for detail will be beneficial to finding and fixing these bugs before the release stage. The employer will likely want the app released by a specific date and will probably want status updates throughout the process, the ability to work to deadlines will be extremely useful to anyone hoping to be successful in this role and also any IT based position.