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Data Scientist – Maternity Cover

If you are a developer, ideally with experience developing recommender engines, then Play Sports Network has an excellent opportunity to join our Data Science team within a well-funded and growing Mobile App development team at PSN. 

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance and development of our recommender engine that is responsible for content delivery to the app users;
    Due to the diversity of the type and format of content available, the development of personalised content delivery algorithms is crucial to the success of the app
  • Development of custom algorithms for extracting features from visual (images and videos) as well as text data
  • Making data-driven decisions about the direction in which engine development should take place
  • Working closely with the interdisciplinary team of developers, designers and project owners and communicating the priorities and milestones for the recommender engine to the wider team¬†

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience working in a Data Science role, particularly in the development of recommender engines
  • High level of mathematical competence¬†
  • Strong programming skills, ideally in python
  • Proficiency in SQL (additionally, experience working with NoSQL databases is a bonus)
  • Experience designing, implementing and/or working with Image recognition and NLP algorithms
  • Experience working with R would be preferred, but is not essential
  • Experience working with BigQuery and NoSQL databases
  • Experience building ML algorithms and demonstrating the value of these
  • An understanding of how to scale your work to run in the cloud
  • An interest in sport (ideally cycling) would be preferred but is not essential

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