Data Scientist

Salary: Up to £80,000
Location: Glasgow
Position: Permanent
Skills: Data Scientist Machine Learning AI Algorithms R Python SQL Data Warehousing BI ETL Azure Data Factory Azure Data Lake Power BI
Industry: Consulting
Posted by: Kate McClorey


At Incremental Group we understand our clients and their need to gain market advantage and deliver every value that they can. Data is key to enabling our clients to make the right decision at the right time.

Incremental’s intelligence practice provides both business intelligence and artificial intelligence solutions enabling businesses to make informed decisions through the application of internal and external data.

We are seeking an experienced Data Scientist who has a proven track record in data science, data analysis and data engineering alongside the business skills required to understand complex customer problems and build a solution.  The successful candidate will form a foundational role within our Intelligence practice and will help develop out Intelligence vision, strategy and team.

Overview of the role

The Data Scientist role will develop high profile and high value solutions for our clients by developing innovative and pragmatic data centric solutions that deliver business insights.

A Data Scientist will utilise their technical and consulting skills to lead customer engagements, and:

  • Work with clients to understand and define their data landscape and how it relates to their business;
  • Manipulate and analyse complex, large scale highly dimensional data heterogeneous data sets and apply analytics including classification, clustering and anomaly detection techniques;
  • Lead proof of concept engagements to prove technical solutions or algorithms;
  • Own the design, development and execution of production level solutions utilising big data and cloud technologies;
  • Produce high data analysis reports;
  • Undertake data analysis to produce analytical models and data transformations;
  • Produce high quality communications and presentations of models and analysis to clients and colleagues;
  • Help set the direction of the Intelligence practice, including the vision, strategy and structure.

What you bring to Incremental Group

The successful candidate will have excellent analytical, problem solving and communication skills coupled with the ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team, delivering a wide range of services to our clients. In addition, they will possess skills and expertise including:

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to influence clients and colleagues;
  • Strong skills in R or Python;
  • Significant experience and skill in SQL, Data Warehousing, BI and ELT and ETL;
  • Strong programming and scripting skills;
  • Experience in the use and application of big data systems (MPP, data mining, HPC, distributed databases, etc.)
  • Expert level skill in analysing and manipulating multiple complex data sets;
  • Skilled at statistical modelling, predictive modelling or machine learning;
  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis, statistical models and algorithms in a concise and clear manner, often to a non-technical audience;
  • Expertise in cloud computing and data storage and its application to data science (particularly Microsoft Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake and Power BI);

What we offer you

The successful candidate will be a founding member of the Intelligence practice affording them the opportunity to help shape its organisation and the direction all while working on significant projects and initiatives across our client base in sectors including Energy, Public Services and Manufacturing.

We offer an industry leading benefits package and flexible working, all roles are offered on a 4 or 5 day working week basis.

As an inclusive employer building diverse teams, we welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. 

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