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A career within Application and Emerging Technology services, will provide you with a unique opportunity to help our clients identify and prioritise emerging technologies that can help solve their business problems. We help clients design approaches to integrate new technologies, skills, and processes so they can get the most out of their technology investment and drive business results and innovation.Background
PwC are a trusted adviser to some of the largest organisations around the world, spanning the public, private, and financial sectors. The increasing availability and use of data requires all of these organisations to adapt quickly or face irrelevance. We are no different. Our technology strategy recognises this and aims to keep us at the frontier of change. As part of this strategy, we are currently looking for Data Scientists to join our Financial Services (FS) Artificial Intelligence (AI) team in London. We are looking for self-starters, quick learners, and technology enthusiasts who can develop and build on our current Artificial intelligence and Data Science propositions.
The Role
As a Data Scientist in the FS AI team you will use techniques such as machine learning and natural language processing to realise authentic, data-driven change and solutions.The team reports to the board and commercial executive and works with clients in Financial Sector client and senior leadership across our four business units to enhance performance and have impact on value creation.
  • Designing and developing data science projects for PwC and its clients
  • Contributing effective, useful code to our Data Science codebase
  • Participating in constant learning through training and skills development
  • Contributing to the strategy and growth of a fast developing data science capability
Essential skills
  • Delivery of solutions through the entire lifecycle from data sourcing to results
  • Ability to work with product owners to translate requirements
  • Demonstrable experience in data science projects (professional, academic or personal), particularly where focused on a business need
  • Programming experience in Python or R
  • BSc Quantitative degree preferred (Mathematics,Statistics,Econometrics, CS, STEM etc)
  • Good applied statistical skills
  • Empathic listener, persuasive speaker and team player

We recognise that it takes a team to deliver AI and so we seek individuals with demonstrable skills in a selection of the below for a number of roles
  • Experience in Agile development methods
  • Practical knowledge of SQL
  • Able to articulate complex data science concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience working with big data technologies (Spark, Hadoop, Presto, Redshift, SQL or similar)
  • Experience of working in cloud environments (Azure, GCP, AWS etc)
  • Cloud fundamental or architect accreditations
  • Experience with data visualisation tools
  • DevOps experience (Git, CI etc)
  • Experience of business analysis tasks and approaches
  • Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms
  • Programming experience in a JVM language (Java, Scala, Kotlin)
  • Proficient understanding of integration, analytic and database technologies
  • MsC or PhD
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