Data Scientist
Hunter Charles
Fareham, Hampshire
2d ago

6-month contract

Organisation : Office for national statistics (ONS)

Outcome : Provide Data Science skills to support the Census Processing delivery goals using the ONS Data Access Platform (DAP)

Background : A team is being formed within the ONS Digital, Services and Technology (DST) Directorate to support our Census colleagues to :

1. Manage migrations to DAP (CDME / SRE etc.)

2. Manage Census Processing Specific Deliverables (Canceis, SAS, integrations)

3. Support Census Processing team deliver an automated processing system

Service Deliverables :

  • Provide subject matter expertise on data processing technology and application of it (i.e. Cloudera Spark / Hive / HDFS etc.) within the office.
  • Provide a frontline problem solving capability for issues that front end users are experiencing
  • Provide a guidance and advice service to teams; for example spend a day / week with a team to support them.
  • Promote and enable good practice within the Census Processing system
  • Provide an on demand data science service for Census to ensure key deliverables are expedited
  • Work with Software engineers and other DST team members to support the end to end processing solution for the 2021 Census
  • Skills :

  • Expert in Data Science techniques using R and / or Python.
  • Expert in utilising Spark for distributed computing tasks.
  • Familiarity with Cloudera toolset desirable (HUE, Hive, Impala, Data Science Workbench, HDFS, Avro, Parquet).
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