Data Scientist - Intern/Part Time

at Syft in London

(₤10 per hour)

Syft is the UK leading online staffing platform disrupting the huge traditional temp sector which generates $500 billion annual revenues. Dominated by thousands of small agencies and few huge ones, we offer an exciting proposition that creates benefits for both workers and clients that in a short space of time has changed the status quo.

We are at the forefront of a very exciting space with strong VC funding behind us along with some well-known angel investors and growing rapidly too. We have grown to a team of 70 across London, Manchester Leeds, Liverpool & Birmingham and we are looking for a part-time Data Scientist to help us begin deriving some insights from the data we have been accumulating for the past 2 years.

This is the opportunity for a student or recent graduate to get their hands on some real-world data, gain experience in data cleansing and do some predictive analytics, that will have a real impact on our company's bottom line.

The ideal candidate will:

• Be working towards or recently completed a degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or some other mathematical field of study.
• Have an interest in data analytics
• Be comfortable working with ambiguity
• Have knowledge of SQL and at least one programming language (preferably Python and/or Ruby)
• Have experience with basic regression algorithms
• Be available for 20 hours/week

You will get a chance to:

• Formulate and articulate data-driven business problems for the company
• Perform data exploration, cleansing, extraction and analysis
• Build, test and run regression analyses on real world data

You’ll fit right in at Syft if:

• You’re flexible – you’ll muck in and help with anything.
• You’re proactive and always willing to learn.
• You prefer a start-up environment because you want to have an impact and love being in a fast-paced company.


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Published at 05 Jan 2018
Expires on 31 Jan 2018


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