Data Scientist

 Location: Edinburgh
 Salary: Competitive
 Job type: Permanent
 Closes: closed

Data Scientist


Excellent Salary + bonus + benefits



Meraki Talent are currently recruiting on behalf of a global banking organization seeking a Data Scientist join their growing operation in Edinburgh. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing, successful company with a great reputation in the Scottish market.


The Data Analyst will be responsible for implementing Business Change and liaising with various stakeholders to ensure desired change is implemented effectively.


Responsibilities of the Data Scientist:

  • Using advanced analytical skills, develop the organisation’s new financial intelligence platform, intending to pro-actively search for financial crime risks not detected by the group’s current suite of financial crime systems.
  • Apply combination of applied mathematics, statistics, advanced computing (ML, AI), visualisation and data engineering to the area of combatting financial crime.
  • Will be writing code for the application of advanced analytics in the area financial crime risk and posses the ability to critically interpret and analyse results produced.


Background of the Data Scientist:

  • PhD in a quantitative discipline like applied mathematics, statistics, advanced computing (ML, AI), visualisation, data engineering. Specific domain experience in financial crime would be an advantage.
  • Experience working within the Hadoop Ecosystem in addition to strong technical skills in analytical languages such as Python, R, SQL, SAS etc. Specific knowledge of Spark or another graph theory would be advantageous.
  • Top level academic results including a relevant degree education at BSc or MSc.
  • Able to conceptualise, prioritise, plan and execute experiments to test new methodologies.



This is a great opportunity to join a global organization growing their operation in Scotland.


If you have the relevant experience, contact Martin Black on 0141 648 0374 or for a confidential chat.


Is this job for you? 


Martin wants: Data Science, Python, R, SQL, Visualisation, Complex Data,

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