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Junior Data Scientist

DWP Digital
Eccles, United Kingdom
Posted 9 days ago Hybrid Permanent GBP31989 - GBP34285 per annum
DWP. Digital with Purpose. We are looking for a talented Associate Data Scientist, working on some of the most complex and exciting projects in the UK Up to £34,285 plus amazing pension and work life balance.

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the UK's largest government department. We help people into work, and make payments worth over £195bn a year to support some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

We are looking for Data Scientist to work with us on the design and development of cutting-edge data-driven systems, as part of our Universal Credit digital service, utilising emerging technologies to innovate the way that millions of UK citizens interact with DWP.

You'll join our community of tech experts in DWP Digital. We're driving a once-in-a-generation transformation of government services, using fresh ideas and leading-edge technologies to create innovative, scalable and user-centric digital solutions.

The DWP products and services we maintain and modernise will be used by nearly every person in the UK, at key moments in their lives. The scale of what we do is extraordinary, and our scale and purpose is unique. We'd love you to join us.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

As a Data Scientist, you'll be working on ambitious data-driven systems, looking to create simple data-lead solutions for complex problems within our Universal Credit digital services team. You'll be working closely with a variety of teams and stakeholders to outline, design and develop these innovations with the claimant at the centre of our strategy, improving the way that millions of UK citizens interact with our essential services.

What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?

  • Applied maths, statistics & scientific practices: Understands the theoretical basis for applied practices and is beginning to be able to apply the theory to practical examples.
  • Communicating analysis & insight: Aware of the need to translate technical concepts into non-technical language and understands what communication is required to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Programming & build: Understands the process of software development and has a basic knowledge of how services/software components are developed and built.
  • Experience of using SQL and R/Python

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs in Leeds or Manchester. Whichever is more convenient for you.

We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19.

In return for your skills, we offer a competitive salary of up to £34,285, a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%, and a generous leave package starting at 24 days.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

  • Flexible working, flexi hours and flexi days
  • Hybrid working: some time in a hub with the team, some time at home
  • Family-friendly policies
  • Time off volunteering and charitable giving
  • Bring your authentic self to work with 'I Can Be Me in DWP'
  • Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
  • Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
  • Sports and social activities
  • Working in an award-winning environment and culture
  • Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.

CLICK APPLY for more information and to start your application.

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DWP Digital is leading the transformation of the UK's largest government department - the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). Now more than ever, ...
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