Data Scientist

Data Scientist

Job Title: Data Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Reference: DSDLLON1
Contact Name: Nick Moore
Job Published: September 27, 2018 11:20

Job Description

Data Scientist (Deep Learning)- London- Permanent- £50k-£70k

My start-up client in London has the main aim of making the fake news we see every day a thing of the past. The are an organisation with a clear vision, a solid method and strong backing to make sure their goals are realised- what they now need is 2 confident, self-starting Data Scientists to join them on this journey. 


  • Research and develop scalable and effective machine-learning techniques for (fake) news classification.
  • Validate the effectiveness of solutions on different tasks and sets of data.
  • Coordinate with different team members to define strategy of data collection, processing and learning.
  • Develop core technology.
  • Mine and analyze large dataset to assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data collection techniques.


  • M.Sc. or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or related fields.

Expert knowledge of:

  • Data mining / machine learning techniques for supervised, semi-supervised and unsupervised learning (i.e. DNNs, CNNs, RNNs, SVMs, clustering...).
  • Signal Processing (Filtering, sampling...).
  • Probability & Statistics in general.
  • Algorithms and programming techniques (sorting, hashing, map-reduce...).
  • Scientific languages and learning frameworks (strong knowledge of Python, experience with TensorFlow is a plus).

Hands-on experience of:

  • General-purpose programming languages (C, C++, Java…).
  • Web-technologies (HTML, CSS, REST...).
  • Databases and querying (MySQL, XPath...).
  • Knowledge of Natural Language Processing and Network Science is not required but is a plus.

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