Data Analytics (R, SAS, RapidMiner, Weka or related)

Vacancy posted: Monday, 17 October 2016

Location: Glasgow

Job ref. no.: KS/12149

Abrecco, in partnership with a major institution based in Glasgow, seek applications for a contract Data Analytic post which holds responsibility for delivering a range of information management and analytical services and working with a variety of data sources for use by a diverse group or researchers and stakeholders. You will work with inter-departmental colleagues to retrieve and extract, de-identify, document, link and package data, supporting user data analytic needs and utilising statistical programming, machine learning, text and social media analytics and information retrieval techniques. Your skills may also be required for information retrieval and extraction, the set up of systems and services for confidential data access, data integration and record linkage, database management and access, web service development, data curation and cleaning and relate data management and programming services.

It is essential you are qualified in IT to degree level and/or with a postgraduate qualification in IT or related discipline. You must have knowledge of statistical programming and machine learning applications e.g. R, SAS, RapidMiner, Weka or related software. Knowledge of technical solutions for privacy enhancement to support legal data confidentiality requirements, excellent statistical programming, machine learning and related analytics and knowledge discovery skills. Skills in extraction of structured and unstructured data including ETL processes, excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work in a team. You will also have a proven ability to complete tasks within strict timelines, and be flexible and able to undertake other IT centred and data management duties as required. A minimum of 3 years experience in a related role is required along with significant programming experience in GIS, multimedia, social media analytics or related big and complex data types.

Please forward your up to date CV and detail your notice period and day rate in the first instance.

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Contact Name Abrecco Consultant
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