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Data scientist

Reference number
Senior Executive Officer
Role type
Closing date
13 Feb 2019
£36,673 to £42,320
Open to
All civil service staff
Department for International Trade

The Department for International Trade (DIT) are keen to find a data scientist who is interested in the opportunity to work collaboratively with the Office for National Statistics Data Science Campus, Government Statistical Service (GSS), Government Office for Science (GO-Science), Government Digital Service (GDS) and with DIT Digital Data and Technology.

The candidate will:

  • exploit existing and new data on trade, including large government statistical data sets, open source and commercial data sets
  • work with data scientists across DIT to build products and secure analytical access to sensitive data sets
  • build statistical and analytic tools for goods and services and on tariffs, using techniques such as text mining to interrogate unstructured data
  • work with the GSS trade data discovery project, to make trade data across government accessible, including developing Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
  • build a set of data visualisations of trade and investment using the latest data visualisation techniques
  • enable and build necessary levels of data governance to enable secure access to data for wider DIT

Apply now on the civil service jobs website.