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Senior Decision Scientist

Job reference: 004467

Closing date: 21/12/2021

Salary: up to £45,000 per annum

Department: Data

Hours per week: Full Time (36.17 hours per week)

Data is at the heart of everything N Brown does, and the Data Division works across the business to find ways to turn data-derived insights into positive outcomes for people shopping with us.  Our mission is to find customers who are perfect for our brands, uncover the products and propositions which are perfect for them and ultimately make our customers look and feel amazing!

The N Brown Data Science team is one of the best in the country building, integrating, and embedding high-impact and high-profile data insights and products across the organisation.  Currently, we are looking to expand by bringing in a Senior Decision Scientist within the Connected Intelligence team of Data Science to help us succeed. You’ll be conducting advanced statistical analysis using Python in AWS including A/B testing, uplift measurement, change point detection, complex networks, to drive business success on projects spanning our organisation.

As a Senior Decision Scientist, you will be:

  • Using statistics experience to solve complex business problems in various domains, working on multiple projects at any one time.
  • Writing, testing and reviewing production level code in an efficient and understandable way that allows other people to manage it. 
  • Undertaking comprehensive exploratory data analysis, building interactive visualisations, validated against available data and expert judgement. 
  • Providing clear, actionable recommendations from insights, formed through collaboration consideration and well-reasoned hypothesis. 
  • Explaining results to the stakeholders 
  • Working with the project team to set goals and timescales, generating task breakdowns and solution design communicating concept prior to execution. 
  • Defines task outline given sprint goals providing task goal, output structure, success criteria, timescales etc 
  • Ensuring written and verbal deliverables to stakeholder is of high quality with a clear, relevant and prioritised storyline 
  • Identifying data problems, gaps or opportunities and see these to resolution through collaboration with other teams
  • Supports others in the team, sharing knowledge and learning whilst seeking to develop the team culture. Proactively seeks and responds to constructive feedback 
  • Building relationships across N Brown 
  • Mentoring level 1 decision scientists 

If you feel your experience and values match what we’re looking for then we’d love to hear from you:

  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of statistics and data analytics 
  • Experience delivering multiple Decision Science/Data Science projects 
  • The passion to represent N Brown at community events 

And these skills would also help you:

  • Can write, test and review production level code in Python or another transferrable language, coding in an efficient and understandable way that allows other people to manage it.
  • SQL

Working in our team you’ll benefit from 

  • Hybrid working. We try to spend a couple of days in the office together to collaborate, socialise and learn better together. 
  • Accelerated Development. We work towards professional certifications, we run knowledge sharing sessions, we share our knowledge with industry partners
  • The latest technology. We work with an advanced cloud stack and are constantly looking to raise the bar to find better ways of working. 
  • A strong community. We have a strong centralised community of 30 passionate data scientists and analysts that you’ll become a part of. 
  • A diverse team. We recognise the value of diversity, and our multinational team strikes a good gender balance with a range of academic and commercial backgrounds. 
  • A bit of fun. We have weekly social sessions, work together on pro-bono projects, plus we’re well placed in Manchester’s Northern Quarter for an after-work social. 

We’re looking for people with a passion for what they do, pride in the brand they work for and the curiosity to uncover new and exciting insights. If you feel your experience and attitude match what we’re looking for then we’d love to hear from you.

Employees in our business may have access to our customers’ personal data therefore for several 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.


The closing date for this job has now passed.