Imagine having a talent that could benefit someone you’ve never met and solve problems you didn’t even know existed. Well, you do, and you can. And we’re here to help you do just that. At PSR we are the go-to place for talented contractors and temps for a rich variety of public sector roles.
We are looking to hear from Data Scientists, Data Engineer and Data Analysts to work on contract opportunities coming up on several different government departments. The roles will sit in multi-disciplinary teams developing and exploiting cutting edge data science techniques.
As Data Scientist/Data Engineer/Data Analyst, your main responsibilities would be:?
Select and use appropriate statistical methods for sampling, distribution assessment, bias and error
Work with other technologists and analysts to integrate and separate data feeds in order to map, produce, transform and test new scalable data products that meet user needs
Recognise business opportunities to ensure more efficient and effective ways to use data science
Develop data science knowledge, using multiple sources and share data science practices across departments and in industry, promoting professional development and use of best practice across all capabilities identified for data scientists
Apply data science techniques to present, communicate and disseminate data science products effectively, appropriately and with high impact
Use a range of coding practices to build scalable data products that can be used by strategic or operational users and can be further integrated into business systems
As part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will design, deploy and experiment with data sourcing and integration solutions, as well as acting as a technical advisor and intelligent customer providing data-centric services.
You’ll have relevant experience in some of the below:
Data Science, Data Engineering or Data Analytics
Python, SQL, Excel or R
Data sourcing, integration and analysis.
Experience in creating, populating and optimising different types of database covering relational, graph and document databases.
Strong design and documentation skills.
Understanding of analysis across the product life cycle
Understanding the different phases of product delivery and can plan and run the analysis for these
Contributing to decision-making throughout the product life cycle
Working in collaboration with user researchers, developers and staff in other roles throughout the product life cycle
Experience working with data at scale and designing, building, and maintaining data processing systems/pipelines e.g. using Hadoop or Spark.
Good oral and written communication skills, including communicating with non-technical stakeholders and working within a multidisciplinary team.
Please note this is not a live job, however we envisage we will be recruiting for these roles over the upcoming months and want to gauge interest and build a talent pool.
“In applying for this role, you acknowledge the following; this role falls in scope of the Off Payroll Working in the Public Sector legislation. Any rates of payment quoted will reflect the gross rate per day for the assignment, and, will be subject to appropriate taxes and statutory costs. As such the payment to the intermediary and your income resulting from this contract will be different.”
Please be aware that this role can only be worked within the UK and not Overseas.