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    Opportunity: Data Scientist @ Thriving consumer genetics company -- Bristol, UK
    Submitted by Eugene Mc Daid; posted on Friday, April 13, 2018



    Paramount are now working with a thriving consumer genetics company based near Bristol who have released an opportunity for a talented Data Scientist to join them at their brand new offices based near Bristol.

    As a Data Scientist with this innovative business, you will be working with complex, high-dimensional data sets, applying expert analysis and machine learning techniques. The company delivers a fast, personalised service that provides fascinating insights into a person's ancestry, heritage and even a tailored nutrition guide based entirely on what is required by a person's individual genetic make-up!


    Key responsibilities of the Data Scientist will be:
    • Working in a HPC environment, performing analysis of complex data and implementing advanced algorithms to extract key insights
    • Working closely across multi-disciplinary teams from Product, Research and Technology to help formulate the machine learning product vision and design
    • Inform research strategy and business-critical decisions
    • Communicate effectively in multi-cultural, dynamic teams


    Essential skills required by the Data Scientist:
    • Advanced knowledge of Python, including SciPy, Numpy, Pandas etc.
    • Familiarity with a range of visualisation tools such as seaborn, ggplot and matplotlib
    • Demonstrable knowledge of data mining algorithms including machine learning techniques such as decision trees, deep learning, neural networks, probability networks, clustering and regression
    • An MSc or PhD in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Data Science, Bioinformatics or a related discipline
    • Prior experience working with biomedical data eg, genomics, proteomics, epigenomics


    On offer is a competitive package, flexible working, brand new offices, a fantastic team environment and the opportunity to work with cutting edge technology.


    For more information, send your CV to efrancis[at] For an informal chat about the position, call Emilie on 0121 616 3477.

    Key words: Machine Learning, Data Science, Genomics, Ancestry, Artificial Intelligence, Data Scientist, Bristol, Computer Science, Computational Biology, DNA Testing

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