Data Scientist Data Scientist …

DWP Digital
in Eccles, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Sep 20
+great benefits
DWP Digital
in Eccles, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Sep 20
+great benefits
Data Scientist: Up to £50,938

Data Scientist: Up to £50,938, 27% pension contributions, great benefits, flexible working + work life balance

DWP Digital with Purpose.

  • Are you a problem solver who is creative with data?
  • Do you have skills in open source technologies or Python/R programming?
  • Do you love to get your teeth into complex unstructured data?
  • And are you ready to be part of an epic digital transformation? Then look no further, we'd love to hear from you!

This is an excellent opportunity in our Data & Analytics, Universal Credit Service Design team. We're looking for emerging Data Scientists to join our Service Design team and work on this flagship project.

On Universal Credit we use data analysis to prevent and detect fraud and error in our benefits system including serious organised crime, and to shape and optimise digital products and services used by millions of people.

It's a role with huge opportunity for development and exposure. You'll work alongside and share knowledge with brilliant, talented Senior and Lead Data Scientists as part of a community of data experts, and with talent digital practitioners from a variety of backgrounds.

Watch the video to find out what Daniel enjoys about being a #DataScientist in DWP Digital. Digital.

Data. Work. Projects.

We're looking a service design-focused Data Scientist to work on our Universal Credit team.

You will be responsible for studying user behaviour, strategic initiatives, and new product features to bring data-driven insights and recommendations into every decision we make. Above all, your work will directly impact the way the Universal Credit digital service is designed, developed and delivered.

As the Universal Credit service grows, it will scale to provide services to 7 million claimants. It will be used daily by thousands of DWP employees and third parties at DWP service and job centres across the country. It is big.

DWP is undergoing a major digital transformation programme and data science has a critical role to play; facilitating better design of our services, and making them more personalised to individual circumstances, and making big shifts in our effectiveness and efficiency.

You are a self-starter who is motivated by using impactful and creative applications of data science to deliver to user needs.

You're interested in wider Data Science trends, best practice and emerging technologies. You'll help us be better, actively participating in the wider capability development of Data Science in DWP through code sharing or 'show and tells' (via collaboration tools or presentations).

Where you'll work

You'll join us in one of our easy-to-reach digital hubs in either Leeds or Manchester.

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We also have all the tech and tools we need to work flexibly. Many of us are working at home at present due to Covid-19.

DWP is the UK's biggest government department with over 80,000 diverse and brilliant people on our team. We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, disability, gender, race or sexuality.

Details. Wages. Perks.

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary up to £50,938 per annum, a brilliant civil service pension, and a generous leave package.

Click apply to start an application on civil service jobs. For further information click apply or contact me Tia Nicholas via Linked in.

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