Data Scientist

The opportunity

Arca Blanca has a mission to disrupt the management consulting industry by delivering better outcomes, faster and with greater precision through the use of data. This year, we were Highly Commended by the Management Consultancies Association (MCA) in the Best New Consultancy category and three of our projects were shortlisted for awards.

You will have the opportunity to help build a growing business that is bringing original solutions to interesting and multi-faceted client issues with some of the UK’s leading companies. We combine data science and transformation and, as such, we challenge the methods that traditional management consultancies adopt. Whilst no two projects are the same, you can be sure that each one will be challenging and complex, testing your resilience, thinking and influencing skills as you engage with the client to take them on the change journey. You will see the impact of your work on clients’ businesses in terms of growth, profit and value. Our flat structure means that you will be integral in shaping the culture and employee experience at Arca Blanca whilst rapidly developing your own skills and progressing your career. At present, our projects are UK based and predominantly in London. We offer an innovative and generous benefits package including a well-being allowance, flexible leave policies, all travel costs and market-leading health cover.

About you

  • Collaborate with internal business stakeholders, data scientists and engineers to identify improvement opportunities in client businesses from an AI perspective
  • Simulation and optimise operational processes
  • Quantify and manage operational risks
  • Generate insights from data
  • Utilise Machine Learning algorithms to solve business problems
  • Building the data product from Proof of Concept to production ready system – production level coding
  • Propose solutions and strategies to business challenges

Experience

  • Strong Statistical background and ability
  • Flexible and proactive, with the ability to prioritise effectively
  • Strong interpersonal skills to develop excellent relationships with colleagues, clients and suppliers
  • A collaborative and creative strong team player
  • Ability to see each new project as an opportunity to solve problems in an innovative and unique way
  • A self-starter who is comfortable working with ambiguity and can take the initiative to move the agenda forward

Desired skills and experience

  • 2+ years’ experience in Data Science / Machine learning / AI
  • Experience in: statistical modelling / signal processing / data visualisation / data wrangling
  • High level of experience with Python and standard data science libraries

Benefits

  • Competitive salary plus bonus
  • Salary-sacrifice pension, health cover, critical illness and life assurance
  • 25 days holiday + several flexible leave policies
  • Well-being allowance

Equal opportunities

We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. During the application process, you’ll be asked to share your personal characteristics and data with us. This helps us understand our audience so we can make sure we are doing everything we can to attract a diverse range of people and ensure our recruitment processes are fair and inclusive.

How to apply

Please submit a covering letter, together with your CV to recruitment@arcablanca.com

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