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Lead Data Scientist

London, City of London - Greater London

Project Management & Business Analysis

£80,000 - £90,000 per annum

Permanent

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This is an exciting opportunity to be at the centre of a world changing startup as we scale from a successful UK and German launch, to multiple international markets alongside some of the most recognised brands in the world. With such a big vision on the table, candidates will need to demonstrate their passion and commitment to developing a clear and well considered data science strategy, whilst also working with the team to build a data led culture that focuses on the creation of user-centric value from our extensive data assets and the delivery of a rapidly evolving product.

Responsibilities as the Lead Data Scientist:

  • Play a central role in the planning, growth and leadership of a full data science function within our team.
  • Run rigorous experiments to evaluate & explain new features, datasets & models. 
  • Work with engineers to put research models & pipelines into a production-ready consumer product ecosystem and B2B SaaS platform.
  • You will not hesitate from rolling your sleeves and jump head-on into the pools of raw data created by our users in both declared and observed form.
  • Collaborate with other data scientists and engineers to build, enhance and lead in the creation of our in-house data science libraries & pipelines. These APIs & tools are essential for the future of the business & you’ll have tremendous input into the way they are designed at this early stage.

Requirements as the Lead Data Scientist:  

  • A strong, quantitative degree/PhD (Maths, Physics, AI/Machine Learning, Statistics etc.)
  • Passion for exploration, experimentation, data analysis & machine learning
  • Extremely strong coding skills in at least one language, preferably Python.
  • Knowledge of the major data science tools and frameworks (python, pandas, sklearn, tensorflow, R, spark, SQL etc.)

Desirable skills as the Lead Data Scientist: 

  • Experience or strong interest relating to human behaviour, pre-cognition, neuropsychology and/or neuroscience
  • Exposure to Geographic information system (GIS) data analysis and its application to non-geographic data sets incl. psychographic and socio economic segmentations.
  • Experience applying AI or Machine Learning to multivariate time series or sequential prediction problems (adjusting traditional ML, state space models & gaussian process regression, LSTMs etc.)

If you are interested in this role and would like to hear more please apply and you will be contacted immediately.

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