Lead Data Scientist Central London

MBN Recruitment Ltd
Covent Garden
£120,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
14 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Lead Data Scientist Are you a Lead/Senior Data Scientist currently “on top of your game”? Looking for a new challenge in a highly technical environment where the value of data is enshrined within the structure of the business? If so, I may well have the next opportunity for you. My client, a household name, are looking to appoint a technically excellent subject matter expert in all things Data Science in order to add capability to an already established team. You’ll be an experienced campaigner, having cut your teeth in solving a wide variety of business problems with Data Science techniques over the last few years. Your personal bias will be towards the technical side of the work that you do – you’ll consider yourself an excellent “hands-on” technologist – and will be regarded equally so by your peers. You’ll have both breadth and depth to your experience – having worked across a wide variety of projects and with deep knowledge in several areas. Your mind set will comfortably be described as “pragmatic” – you’ll excel at solving business problems with the application of Data Science. A commercial focus to your work is essential. You’ll very much be a “self-starter” – used to working in an unsupervised manner. When you don’t know the answer – you’ll go find out by yourself. You’ll feel comfortable in a very hands-on role, where you lead by example, and where you will be able to assist junior members of the team in a practical way. Technology Must Haves: Extensive experience in a variety of Data Science technologies – Spark and Python are must haves, with Hadoop, R, Hive, Pig, etc – you’ll know them all A strong commercial slant to your work – with experience in commercialising and producing systems such as recommender engines, classification systems, predictive modelling, etc Excellent coding skills – with the ability to quickly pick up new languages and techniques Commercial experience of cloud-based platforms such as AWS, etc A strong track record of success in commercialised data problem solving MSc /PhD in a relevant discipline (Maths, Stats, Physics, OR, Computer Science, etc) This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66682884