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Data Scientist

Salary £50k to £55k
Type Permanent
Sector Projects & Change Management
Job Reference UK2E/DXD/28304
Contact BRUIN Financial
Date posted 13-03-2018

Bruin Financial are proud to partner a Tier 1 Bank to work within their impressive operation in Edinburgh. This purpose of this role will be to assist in the firm wide efforts to mitigate the threats of financial crime.

The succesful candidate will sit within a central team comprising of specialists from across all areas of the bank. This will offer a staggering insight into the scale of the problem and the efforts taken on behalf of the bank to protect their customers, competitors and themselves from this ongoing problem.

Skills Required

• Strong commercial acumen
• Understanding of at least one of the following languages, Python, SAS, R, Matlab.
• SQL skills or a demonstrable ability to learn SQL quickly from previous experience.
• Knowledge of Hadoop or a cloud platform for data analysis or another modern analytics platform at scale.
• Basic understanding of the challenges of distributed data processing.
• Knowledge of the principles of Machine learning and statistics would be highly advantageous.

Experience of the following is required

• Experience of a multiuser analytic platform.
• Proven track record as an outstanding analyst, consultant and/or project manager
• Financial services industry knowledge would be advantageous
• OR demonstrable knowledge in another industry in a setting which depends on the deployment of diverse data-driven models into a production system eg. Pharma, Oil and Gas or webscale internet.
• Experienced in requirement gathering and conducting design activity, with a mix of business, operations and technology focused projects.

Is this of interest, please call David Doherty on 0161 697 3898 or email me on

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