Data Scientist

at PwC UK
Published November 19, 2022
Location Birmingham, United Kingdom
Category Data Science  
Job Type Full-time  


What’s happening at PwC?

As part of PwC’s global strategy, The New Equation, we’re investing significantly in skills, capabilities and technologies to address the breadth and complexity of the challenges that our clients face with their businesses and in society. One of our responses to this was establishing Tech Central, a technology focused function working alongside other PwC teams.

What’s happening in the function?

Tech Central is rapidly growing and the environment that our people work in is fueled by ingenuity, collaboration and innovation. Our people are skilled and passionate about the work they do. As part of the team you’ll experience an environment consisting of a wide range of technologies with ample room for you to learn, grow and innovate.

About The Team

Joining the data team offers multiple opportunities to work on cutting edge technologies & solve complex data problems. As a large organisation we have vast quantities of data moving around our systems ready to be organised, analysed & leveraged to create business insights that can help us operate effectively. As a data scientist you will be front and centre of helping to generate predictive insight from our data.

Job Skills

A Data Scientist prepares, analyses and interprets data to help drive decision making. Utilising programming languages they perform a range of advanced analytical techniques, including machine learning, deep learning and time series analysis.

  • Can perform exploratory data analysis through the application of rigorous statistical thinking
  • The ability visualise data to help with their own and others understanding
  • Ability to gather, arrange, process and model structured or unstructured data
  • Can produce efficient and maintainable code
  • Can make value judgements on the scope of data available to them, as well as potential business challenges in being able access it
  • Is able to explain the insights they have generated to a range of audiences, including non-technical stakeholders

Related expertise

  • Ability to engage with Data Design discovery & process management
  • Appreciation for data governance standards, controls and requirements and how they are factored into the data science process

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