Senior Data Scientist

Polytec Personnel Ltd
27 Sep 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Polytec are recruiting for a Senior Data Scientist on behalf of our prestigious client based in Cambridge. We're looking for someone with superb mathematical and software skills who's looking to embrace a variety of design challenges and in a fast-paced product development environment. We are seeking a data scientist, ideally at postdoctoral level, with relevant industry experience to make a significant contribution to this client's offering in algorithm design and analytics. You'll enjoy benefits that you won't find anywhere else and be given opportunities to develop your career. What You'll Be Doing: You'll use your excellent software and mathematical skills to contribute to and lead technology development projects for clients around the globe. You'll take a technical leadership role as well as being involved in meetings with clients and potential clients. As Senior Data Scientist, you'll understand client requirements and drivers, and foresee technical challenges. You will contribute to, and lead technology development projects. With your commercial experience and awareness and, with regard to technical issues, you'll collaborate with both clients and other engineers on projects. Your role will include using strong technical expertise to liaise with clients to understand their needs and prepare proposals which capture these requirements. You may also take a project management role leading the team to deliver the whole programme. What We're Looking For: Postgraduate degree in mathematics, computer science or related discipline Proven technical leadership in a commercial environment Excellent client-facing skills Experience of implementing analytical algorithms in software A creative, problem solving mind Bonus: Doctoral degree in mathematics, computer science or related discipline Team leadership or project management experience Knowledge of Bayesian statistics Knowledge of machine learning techniques What You'll Get In Return: You'll benefit from a salary, based on merit and reviewed annually Company profit share scheme in addition to basic salary Pension scheme & Life assurance plan Private medical insurance Travel insurance 25 days annual holiday Disability insurance plan Free lunch Relocation assistance if you need it Excellent career development and training opportunities Flexible working hours A thriving social scene This job was originally posted as