Senior Data Scientist

  • Job Reference: R-00140432-OTHLOC-GBR-5FMAN097
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2021
  • Employer: RBS
  • Website: http://www.jobs.rbs.com
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Join us as a Senior Data Scientist

  • You’ll be joining our Marketing Analytics & Technology team, using techniques such as market mix, regression and attribution modelling to understand the effectiveness of media channels
  • You'll be identifying and working with large, complex data sets to solve difficult, non-routine analysis problems, applying advanced analytical methods as needed
  • We’ll look to you to actively participate in the data community to identify and deliver opportunities to support the bank’s strategic direction through better use of data
  • This is an opportunity to achieve excellent exposure in a challenging role and to make a real impact with your work 

What you'll do

As a Senior Data Scientist, you’ll be evaluating and improving business processes and products using scientific rigour and statistical methods. You’ll be supporting and collaborating with multidisciplinary teams of data engineers and analysts on a wide range of business problems including quantifying the impact of marketing activity, identifying topics within customer feedback comments, and optimising future advertising spend across media channels.

You’ll also be:

  • Developing and deepening your knowledge of data structures and metrics, advocating for changes where needed for product development
  • Communicating effectively across our functions and franchises to make business recommendations, gaining business buy-in to solutions tailored to customers' needs
  • Conducting analysis that includes data gathering and requirements specification in collaboration with business stakeholders
  • Iteratively building and prototyping data analysis pipelines to provide insights that will ultimately lead to production deployment
  • Identifying new methods, tools, techniques and opportunities to deliver business value via cost reduction, income generation or improved customer experience through the application of data science

The skills you'll need

To succeed in this role, you’ll need evidence of previous project implementation and work experience gained in data science related field as part of a multidisciplinary team. Additionally, you’ll hold a degree in a quantitative discipline or have evidence of equivalent practical experience.

You’ll also demonstrate:

  • Experience with data science programming languages, big data technologies and cloud environments
  • Experience articulating and translating business questions and using statistical techniques to arrive at an answer using available data
  • The ability to demonstrate leadership, self-direction and a willingness to both teach others and learn new techniques
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills and the ability to adapt the communication style to a specific audience
  • Extensive relevant work experience, including expertise with statistical data analysis such as linear models, multivariate analysis, stochastic models and sampling methods