• Office Location: Dragon Court, 27-29 Macklin Street, London WC2B 5LX
  • Office Name: Reed.co.uk
  • Salary: £80000 - £80000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 516829

Senior Data Scientist

Reed.co.uk is looking for a Senior Data Scientist to join their Data Team in Holborn, London.

About Us

Here at Reed.co.uk we believe the world should Love Mondays. This means connecting people with the right jobs and courses for them. Finding the right job can be life changing and we’re looking for great people to help deliver these life-changing products.


As a Senior Data Scientist, you will develop innovative solutions that keep Reed.co.uk at the  forefront of a data-driven market and have a proven track record of developing and deploying machine learning models in a commercial environment. You will leverage sophisticated machine learning and big data technologies, overcoming a variety of data and engineering challenges to allow customers to discover their perfect careers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Involve machine learning to identify patterns and trends by analysing, interpreting, enriching and running experiments.

  • Working alongside data, MLOps and software engineers to build a core suite of data products and services to improve the experience of job seekers and recruiters.

  • Drawing on your strong stakeholder management skills and ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical audiences, you’ll contribute to securing the necessary support and funding to ensure the success of these capabilities. 

Skills and Experience

You will be a data evangelist with a background in data science and good knowledge of statistical analysis, data processing and modelling of large datasets to derive new insights, present them back to stakeholders, developing prototypes of tools and learning models.

You will need

  • Masters/PhD Degree in a quantitative subject with a solid technical or scientific background

  • Extensive commercial or academic experience in ML techniques and understanding the latest advancements in the field

  • Advanced knowledge of Natural Language Processing

  • Experience in working with large datasets

  • Ability to work with and analyse a variety of data types, structures and sources

  • Deep knowledge of at least some of the following areas:

  • Embeddings & Transformers

  • Text and data mining

  • Taxonomy learning

  • Recommender systems

  • Statistical analysis and modelling

  • Deep knowledge of some of the popular ML frameworks such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, Keras,  scikit-learn, XGBoost etc

Supporting skills/expertise

  • Experience with cloud platforms, infrastructure and delivery

  • EDA, data visualisation and presentation

  • Compliance and governance policies

  • Structured query language (SQL)

What we can offer you

  • Dynamic working as standard (including location flexibility and core hours)

  • Personal development time

  • Flexible holiday scheme (buy, sell and carry over your holiday)

  • Paid time off to move home

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Enhanced family leave benefits

  • Insurance benefits including life assurance

  • Discount scheme including gyms and popular retailers 

  • Range of wellbeing and mental health support avenues

  • Regular Love Mondays events, end of period socials and hack days

  • Company-wide All Hands

  • Ask our Senior Leadership Team anything in our periodic ‘Donuts’ sessions (with yes, you guessed it, actual donuts!) 

  • Employee-led inclusion and belonging networks (Inspiring Women, Race and Religion, LGBTQ+ and Wellbeing and Ability)

Proud winners of:

  • #1 Recruitment Agency – Glassdoor Best Places To Work 2020
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Graduates to Work For 2021
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Apprentices to Work For 2021

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All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. Reed is an equal opportunities employer.  We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity.  We are a Mindful Employer and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria. As a proud signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant, we welcome applications from ex-services personnel, reservists and cadets and offer a guaranteed interview for applicants who meet the minimum criteria.

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