LandTech

Data Scientist - Contract

June 30, 2022

Anywhere

ABOUT LANDTECHLandTech empowers property developers to build the places that communities need to thrive. 90% of 200 top global cities have a housing crisis and it’s too difficult for property developers to build the places we need. To keep up with demand, the property industry needs to keep evolving. LandTech is part of that evolution. We’re supercharging the whole development process by building technology for every stage of a property developer's journey towards unlocking land. We started five years ago, with two co-founders who built a product to help understand the development potential of any piece of land – LandInsight. Fast forward to now, and that product is the industry standard for site sourcing and assessment, and we’re a multi-million-pound business carving a path to international success. Who We AreAt LandTech, we believe in understanding the preferences, passions and life purpose for all our people and meeting them there. It’s understanding that families and outside life are important. That’s why we offer flexible hours, unlimited unpaid holiday, and a commitment to transition into a remote-first company by 2021, having listened to employee needs in our internal surveys. It’s understanding that we are all multi-dimensional beings, and not just working ones. That’s why we financially invest in both professional and personal development for all employees to help make that happen; from finally taking those driving lessons, to booking that father-daughter art class they have always wanted to do. We’re just focused on being a great place to work, but we’re happy to have picked up some awards along the way:Winner of the UK Customer Experience - Employee Empowerment Awards 2020 Winner at the UK Employee Experience Awards - Employee Engagement 2020 Top 10 SaaS Companies to work for - Sales Confidence, 2018 & 2019 Excellence in People Development - PropTech, 2018 Fastest-growing Business - PropTech, 2018 RequirementsROLE OVERVIEWDEPARTMENTThe Data team at LandTech are responsible for the end to end data journey powering our unique products and services. From sourcing data, through to provisioning to consumers we: Source and validate data, to replace or augment existing source and/or to support the growth of the business into new markets Manage data supplier relationships Define data products and services (including our core data platform) Operate the data platform Enhance and enrich land and property data Provide bespoke analytics and data consultancy within the business and to our clients THE ROLEThis is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Data Scientist to introduce Data Science capability to one of the UK’s fastest growing and most recognised startups. This role reports to the Director of Data and sits as a part of the wider Technology Division. It is Outside of IR35.Working with Data colleagues, the Data Scientist will help to drive the development of new capabilities to provide answers to our clients questions, rather than just present data. You will also lead on driving a scalable Data Science function as the business expands.MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES Feasibility assessment of new ideas, including supporting validation of requirements Design, build & test data science proofs of concept Work with colleagues on the development of new features leveraging advanced analytical techniques Support definition of tools / infrastructure required to build out a fully fledged data science function Contribute to the development of our data models and data architecture KEY DELIVERABLESWork with colleagues across the data team to develop proofs of concepts to support new feature and insight delivery within LandTechs suite of tools. Tackle a range of problems to assess feasibility & requirements to productionize problems in (but not limited too) the following domains: NLP to accurately classify text based documents Geospatial Analysis & classification Data Imputation Fuzzy Data linking to add shared keys to disparate data sets Predictive Analytics REQUIREMENTSTECHNICAL Expert data science skills with flexible approach to tooling Proficiency in appropriate languages & techniques Capable of performing advanced data analysis and modelling ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE Several years of experience in data science, preferably solving geospatial and/or NLP problems Track record of success developing data science solutions History of successfully communicating complex data stories and insights to senior management resulting in business impact Nice to have - experience working with specific elements of property data, planning, zoning, development standards, Land Registry etc. WHAT WOULD MAKE YOU A LANDTECH’ER Open - We are honest, collaborative and trusting, rooted in humility and a respect for creativity, sensitivity and differences Empower - We actively enable personal and professional growth by providing opportunity, autonomy and support Home - We are welcoming, inclusive and nurturing, believing work is a place where people can feel comfortable, cared for and happy These are our values. And we live them every day.Want proof? Click HereDo you share our values? Then join our journey. BenefitsBENEFITS Flexible working hours Remote working Dog-friendly office (if you do decide to come in) Focus on people & culture

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