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Data Scientist

Archant Ltd

Norwich, Norfolk

Published
27-03-2018
Job ad details
Published
27-03-2018
Expires
27-04-2018
Job ID
329784671
Jobtype
Full-time
Permanent
Salary level
£30,000 - £35,000  per year
Job sector
Admin, Secretarial, PA, Media,Creative, Design , Science & Pharma, Customer Services

Data Scientist, Norwich


Due to Archants continual success and growth plans for 2018 we have created a brand new role for a Data Scientist, based from our head office in the heart of Norwich.


Reporting directly to the Head of Performance, we are seeking a talented individual to harness our product performance and editorial content data generated across the whole of Archant. You will be a key influencer in shaping the future direction of our products by creating recommendations and new techniques to help spearhead Archants continual development plans.


The main purpose of the job is to develop a deep understanding of how products, both in isolation and combined, influence user behaviour against defined performance metrics. Alongside this you will be designing and developing machine learning processes and systems to consolidate and analyse typically unstructured, diverse data sources to generate actionable insights.


You will be creating test and learn methodologies to understand the audience behaviour and revenue implications of page element/ad unit changes. Overall you will be benchmarking Archant product performance against industry.

We are seeking an experienced individual with exceptional analytical, coding and superb communication skills, at al levels. This is an excellent long-term opportunity for an experienced individual seeking their next move.


JOB DIMENSIONS
Extract and analyse data, form hypotheses, conduct A/B tests and regression analysis and deliver actionable insights based on your analysis that will enable stakeholders to take product development decisions and improve our product offerings.
Work closely with the digital product team to define and track transparent performance metrics to ensure all products deliver the maximum return on investment for Archant clients.
Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyse performance.
Provide reporting and performance monitoring to cross-functional teams using data drawn from diverse sources.
Coordinate with different teams to implement models and statistical techniques to monitor outcomes and produce solutions to problems.
Working on various projects consisting of predictive modelling and exploratory inference models to investigate key factors and their interactions by using data which is new to investigation.
Manage A/B testing solution for platform development, working closely with IT department to ensure all significant website changes deliver a positive impact on user behaviour against KPIs.
Maintain and develop unified content and analytics database, making editorial recommendations using test and learn methodologies.


THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:
Education to degree level or higher in a relevant discipline, including Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or evidence of equivalent proficiency.
Demonstrable experience in solving complex, non-routine problems.
Experience deploying machine learning and predictive modelling techniques.
Active knowledge of R/Python/SQL/Equivalent for data analysis and modelling and their real-world advantages/drawbacks.
A clear talent for generating actionable insights that can influence our business.
Experience of data analysis with large datasets, whether structured or unstructured.
Ability to be creative and innovative in providing solutions across all functions of the business.
Ability to perform in a fast-paced, highly pressurised environment.
Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate ideas clearly at all levels.
An analytical mindset and a passion for technology.


SALARY, BONUS & BENEFITS
Salary range £30,000-£35,000
Full 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays
Cycle to Work scheme
Archant Gold matched charity fundraising
Give as You Earn tax-free charity giving scheme

ABOUT US

We are Archant. The UKs leading local media company.

Archant people are driven, motivated and passionate about positive change.

We are proud of our historyof our trusted, market-leading heritage newspaper and magazine brands that remain an integral part of everyday life.

But were forward-thinking people too. We obsess about innovation, creativity, service and expertise, relentlessly striving to be the most engaging media in every community we serve.

We are on a mission to make digital marketing accessible to all. We build websites, provide complete SEO services and deliver targeted, bespoke digital campaigns that fit our clients objectives seamlessly.

We produce video, animation, e-newsletters, apps, blogs content that brings storytelling to life.

We stage vibrant, celebrated, must-attend events where like-minded people come together

And because were ideas people, we think fluidly. Our multi-award winning New European national tabloid broke all records as the fastest newspaper launch in history just nine days from concept to hitting the shops.

You can discover what its like to work and for a full portfolio of products please go to our website.


A few facts about us:
We operate over 140 news, lifestyle and special-interest brands throughout Britain.
Every member of our family receives ongoing development from in-house trainers, complete with interactive online learning. Over 40 modules to choose from keeps you at the top of your game.
Theres always something new. Hive, our in-house social media, allows you to find new friends with shared interests and have your say on all things Archant. Come join our Staff Forums and help organise some rip-roaring team nights out!
Archants state-of-the-art print centre team have won numerous awards for their service levels and green credentials. As well as our own newspapers, we print over 40 other publications for brands including The Racing Post, Classic Car Weekly and Oxfam. Our giant presses can print 22 full newspapers per second!
Dialogue is our content marketing agency, producing gorgeous magazines for clients including Rolls Royce, Center Parcs, Royal Ascot and Harley Davidson.
We stage over 100 must-attend events per year. From intimate and interactive digital learning sessions for SMEsto major show-stoppers at London Olympia.


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Job ad details
Published
27-03-2018
Expires
27-04-2018
Job ID
329784671
Jobtype
Full-time
Permanent
Salary level
£30,000 - £35,000  per year
Job sector
Admin, Secretarial, PA, Media,Creative, Design , Science & Pharma, Customer Services
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