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HEO Data Scientist – DASH Service

Higher Executive Officer

Analytical, Engineering Science

Salary Range:

£30,317 - £36,606 National: £30,317 - £32,803, London: £33,827 - £36,606 For details of our pay on appointment policy, please see below under the heading ‘Salary’.

Department and Location:

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Bristol, London, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, York

Advert Closing Date:


Contract Type:


Available Working Pattern:

Flexible Working, Full-time, Job share, Part-time

Civil Service Jobs Reference:


Job Description:

Job description
This advert is for Data Science roles across two workstreams within the DASH programme:

Person Specification:

Person specification
We would love to hear from you if you have the following skills and/or experience: 

A science, analytical, data science, technology, geography or other relevant technical background
Experience of undertaking data analysis or data science in a programming language such as R or Python
Good project management skills, with an ability to maintain focus and quality delivery in the face of changing priorities
Experience of delivering effective research, being flexible and adaptive to uncover the underlying challenges and goals from key stakeholders
Strong communication skills, including managing relationships with delivery partners, clearly communicating complex technical information, and communicating with a wide range of people
Some knowledge and/or experience of cloud computing e.g., Microsoft Azure or Databricks

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