Senior Data Scientist -Education Lead

Mango Solutions

Full Time
Posted 1 month ago



Education has been a core part of Mango’s business for 15 years.  In fact, Mango are already recognised as the leading provider of private R training in the world today and are currently expanding our python portfolio.  The increased focus on Data Science is driving demand for a wider range of training programmes delivered across a range of platforms and technologies.

Mango wish to build on their significant training experience and wish to recruit a Senior Data Scientist or a Data Scientist aspiring to take on senior duties, to take on leading this exciting practice.  The role will combine being a practicing data science consultant with leading the education offering at Mango.



You will already possess the expertise that is required of a Data Scientist at Mango, and have been applying your expertise for over 2 years in a commercial environment.  In addition, you will have experience of delivering analytic training courses.


Data Scientist

Key Skills

The categories below are taken from Mango’s Data Science Radar. We are looking for candidates that are competent in each of these but who can excel in one or more of the categories.



At Mango visualisation is a fundamental aspect of what we deliver to our customers, whether this is through static reporting capabilities such as ggplot2 or via interactive JavaScript libraries such as D3. Experience in both working with and designing and building dashboards and/or shiny applications is highly desirable.



Mango’s training reputation is second to none. A Mango consultant should be comfortable in presenting and training but above all you must be able to empathise with the needs of our customers.

As the education lead you will coordinate the vision for training delivery and be the point person to ensure relevance and delivery coverage across the portfolio


Data Wrangler

A basic knowledge of one or more SQL variants is a must. Knowledge of distributed file system structures such as HDFS and non-relational query mechanisms such as NoSQL is highly beneficial.



Modelling is a fundamental component of data science. A Mango consultant should be proficient in statistical and/or machine learning approaches. Experience of applying these techniques in a commercial setting is highly desirable.



Modern Data Science is underpinned by the ability to program. You should be familiar with development tools and behaviours such as version control, continuous integration, and unit testing. Experience with bug tracking tools is beneficial. Must be proficient with either R or Python, ideally an awareness of both.



A Mango consultant should be familiar with and comfortable discussing the relative merits of a range of analytical technologies. A technologist should understand how analytic ecosystems fit together and be familiar with big data technologies.  They should have a good understanding of application frameworks, in particular web applications.



  • Keep up to date with technologies and current trends in education particularly
  • Work effectively with peers and management team to achieve shared business objectives
  • Willingness to travel, and work at client sites is essential, including international travel
  • Role is based at Mango Head office in Chippenham.
  • Applicants must have the right to work in EU.



Location: Chippenham

Salary: £44,000-£71,000



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