Country:

United Kingdom

Cities:

London

Opportunity Description

Data Scientist


Location: London

Duration: 6 months

Type: Contract


Ask our employees why they love working at Avanade, and you’ll hear the same answer repeatedly, it’s our people. As a consultancy, people are at the heart of everything we do, without them we cannot deliver the digital transformation our clients businesses depend on.

We view our Associate’s as an important part of the Avanade team and treat them with the same care we would an employee. They are integral to us meeting dynamic organisational talent demands and client needs.

The Data Scientist should come from a Computer Science background  and it’s guaranteed to encounter many problems to solve due to massive array of technologies being combined. The ideal person should have:

·        Computer Science Background

Experience in computer science that will equip them with the problem-solving skillset to solve such problems

o   Knowledge of production environments, systems and practises and how this ties into the software development lifecycle

§  Preferably LINUX / UNIX based

o   Knowledge of Cloud Compute as a Platform, Preferably Azure but it is transferrable

o   Knowledge of the Continuous Integration component of the development lifecycle (Azure ML and Azure DevOps preferred)

§  Pipeline Setup and maintenance

o   Extensive knowledge of the Python language (not Jupyter)

o   Experience in using Docker and Kubernetes

·        Data Engineering background:

Such that the resource can fill the data maintenance and model cataloguing need, from the perspective of data coming into models, and models being treated as data-objects themselves.

o   Database experience (Azure oriented if possible):

§  BLOB stores (e.g. Azure Tables)

§  Data Lake/ Data Vault (The paradigms not any specific toolchains)

o   Data pipeline setup and maintenance experience:

§  From within a server system context (LINUX / UNIX)

§  And the python context

·        Data Science background:

Extensive applied data science experience is not required, however;

A candidate would need to have a good understanding of data science models, how they work and what the lifecycle of a data science model entails.

Platforms to note:

For this role, the candidate that understands Tensorflow 2 productionisation is more suitable.

Scikit-learn: Models and Pipelines

What Avanade Offers you:

As an Avanade Associate you’ll be treated like an integral part of the Avanade team and get first-choice access to leading-edge projects, at premier clients, utilizing the latest technologies.

In addition to the latest Associate jobs you’ll get company updates, invitations to regular events, a dedicated point of contact, market leading rates and you’ll get to collaborate with passionate colleagues from around the globe on projects that make a real impact.

About us:

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem.  Our professionals bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business and industry expertise to help fuel transformation and growth for our clients and their customers.  Avanade has 30,000 digitally connected people across 24 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. 

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About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.