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Data Scientist

Castlight - Experian Digital

Location: Glasgow, Flexible

In Castlight - Experian Digital, we create powerful tools that allow our clients to gain insights into their customers and markets enabling safer and lower risk decisioning. We enable tooling around affordability and safe lending which ultimately helps end users. This section of the business is growing and we are in the unique position to collaborate directly with large clients in banking who are eager to consume our services, as well as combine Open Banking and other data with advanced class-leading data science products and classic bureau data.


  • Develop and maintain data processes and models to support Castlight data products, e.g. CastScore, Income Insights and CaaS
  • Create, review and maintain datasets for use in Castlight data products, e.g. manually classify CaaS training set data
  • Continually learn and develop the knowledge and skills to process, manipulate and analyse data used in Castlight data products
  • Work with data science colleagues to peer review and constructively challenge work done in the team
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts outside the team to improve the customer experience and outcomes
  • Work with clients to gather data requirements, execute proof of concept activities, and provide expertise to support the usage of Castlight data products
  • Put Castlight’s vision of a safer financial world at the heart of every decision, consistent with Castlight’s People, Technology and Vision values

What makes this role special

Affordability is a key topic in this challenging environment and as a provider of data services primarily around banking, affordability, and finance to other businesses we’re positioned to leverage Experian’s strong partnership with banks to make a genuine difference to real people in the country, and eventually internationally. Experian Digital regards Data Science as strategically important and is in a position of strong growth, and as such a positions in this team can achieve a high profile for performing individuals.

Could this role be for you?

Skills and experience

  • Python for machine learning and data manipulation (sklearn, pandas, numpy, scipy, flask) 
  • Docker/Kubernetes
  • SQL for data access and retrieval
  • Excel for data analysis
  • Github for version control/collaboration
  • Presentation and report writing

Why choose us?

Our colleagues’ health and wellbeing is a top priority for us, that’s why our reward, benefits and wellbeing programmes are designed so you can come to work feeling your very best self. Our benefits focus on health, money and lifestyle so you can tailor your benefits to your own personal needs. Whether it’s your physical and mental wellness, getting to work or planning for the future, we have a range of flexible options to have you covered!

Who are Experian?

We unlock the power of data to create opportunities for consumers, businesses and society. At life’s big moments – from buying a home or car, to sending a child to university, to growing a business exponentially by connecting it with new customers – we empower consumers and our clients to manage their data with confidence so they can maximize every opportunity.

For more than 125 years, we’ve helped consumers and clients prosper, and economies and communities flourish – and we’re not done.

Our 17,200 people in 44 countries believe the possibilities for you, and our world, are growing. We’re investing in new technologies, talented people and innovation so we can help create a better tomorrow.

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