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23 Oct 2018
20 Nov 2018
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Whilst the world, in particular technology, has changed beyond all recognition since N Brown started trading over 150 years ago, what has kept us relevant and positioned us as #2 on Prolific North's Top 100 e-Commerce companies, is our ability to reinvent and transform ourselves, adapting and predicting our customers preferences and evolving the vibrant and dynamic people first culture we have today. Our vision is simple - to become the globally loved experts in fashion that fits, helping customers look and feel amazing! - Something that is synonymous with our brands, JD Williams, Jacamo and Simply Be.

With retail continuing to be one of the most disrupted industries through the rise of mobile devices, AI, ML, IoT and changing shopping habits, where better to expand your career and test your innovation than as part of a company that has a proven heritage of transformation spanning across three different centuries!

If you would like to join this journey, we are looking for Graduate Data Scientists to join our growing, evolving and passionate team. Our successful candidates will be developing analytical solutions to help improve the performance and efficiency of our business, utilising a variety of machine learning techniques to make predictions [1]about future customer behaviour.

Our team is a dedicated function that tackles the fundamental business challenges and opportunities we have that can be solved through Data Science. The team has cutting edge analytics capability, operates at a fast pace and is driven to deliver benefits to the organisation. If you are looking for a challenge and you possess the thirst to drive change, then here at N Brown we can provide the tools, the knowledge and the environment in which to do this.

What a Graduate Data Scientist will be responsible for:

- Applying expertise in preparation, statistics, and machine learning to solve complex business problems in various domains.
- Utilising a constantly evolving range of sources and tools, extract knowledge and insight to help the business meet its goals and improve its performance.
- Support the adoption of new solutions and technology cross functionally into business processes
- Contribute to the research for assessment, introduction and rollout of tools and technology platforms for analytics, automation, insights and visualisation
- Contribute to the achievement of large science projects by assisting members of the senior team and wider business

What the Graduate Data Scientist will need to succeed:

In our team we're looking for Graduates with a passion for what they do, pride in the brand they work for and the drive to shake up the analytical landscape. Whilst the below criteria is our checklist of the skills needed in the role - if you feel your experience and attitude match what we're looking for then we'd love to hear from you:

- STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) qualification and background or alternatively a discipline in Operational Research is advantageous
- Proven knowledge and application of key machine learning algorithms such as Regression, Random Forests, Neural Networks and Clustering techniques.
- The ability to tell and sell the story with clear actions and make recommendations to support predictive analytics.
- A logical and curious thinker who is able to analyse, interpret and provide compelling insight.
- Experience of, or demonstrable understanding of R, Python or SAS, as well as SQL or other database interrogation language.
- An open-minded, inquisitive, flexible individual, who displays a positive attitude towards new challenges, a willingness to learn and a passion to embrace new technologies and business change.
- Strong problem-solving skills are essential, along with an ability to manage a varied workload, to tight deadlines.

In return for you hard work and commitment the Graduate Data Scientist will receive:

- Up to 25000 per annum DOE + excellent benefits
- Lovely northern quarter offices in the heart of Manchester
- Various perks as part of working for N Brown
- Family friendly flexible working hours
- Fantastic training and development opportunities

Employees in our business may have access to our customers' personal data therefore for a number of our roles, offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory criminal record check. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an individual from obtaining a position with N Brown

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