Data Scientist

Salary: Competitive

Job Location: London

Job Type: Permanent

Job Ref: DE01

Please apply with a CV and Covering letter to clearly explaining why you are interested in our firm, the role on offer and why you believe you are suitable for this role.


Due to high volume of CVs, we can only respond to applicants that have been successfully chosen for interview.

Agencies please be aware that we operate a preferred supplier list (PSL). As we already have a number of contractual suppliers in place, we are unable to consider CVs / speculative applications from organisations outside of the PSL


The data science team at JHA works on a wide variety of data – from text to images. As part of the data team you will use your skills to understand business problems facing JHA and its clients. You will take ownership of the projects – from gathering data to writing predictive models. Our projects to date have included analysing millions of news articles to econometric modelling of niche markets.

The background of our data scientists are varied, from computer science to statistics. We are looking for bright individuals who are looking for a challenge and will thrive in a research based environment. We offer plenty of learning opportunities with the team attending several conferences a year.

Key Skills

  • Bsc/Msc or a Phd
  • 1-2 years experience in R or Python
  • Experience in:
    • Working in a Linux environment
    • Web scraping, XPath, and Regex
    • Visualisation
    • Predictive modelling
    • Writing SQL
  • Very good statistical grounding

Due to the diversity of our projects, we would love to hear from you if you have expertise in any of the following areas:

  • Deep learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Computational Linguistics
  • Computer Vision
  • Bayesian Statistics
  • Shiny (