Principal Data Scientist / Data Science Manager - Hadoop

People Source Consulting Limited
£80k - £85k pa + Bonus and benefits package
19 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Principal Data Scientist / Data Science Manager - Big Data - London
R - Python - Hadoop

A hugely exciting opportunity has arisen for a Principal Data Scientist to lead a newly created Big Data Analytics team in central London. You will play a pivotal role in shaping the direction of data science, working with big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

The successful Principal Data Scientist will be joining a hugely ambitious programme of work to help my client really unlock the big data and insight within their huge data sets.

What will the Principal Data Scientist/ Head of Data Science be doing?
*Manage 2 Data Scientists, with hands on delivery of advanced analytical projects in a Hadoop ecosystem to create new insight. You'll be using predictive models, machine learning, structured and unstructured data
*Playing a critical role in delivering the big data analytics and data science roadmap- working with Engineers to develop the Hadoop ecosystem and machine learning capabilities.
*Be the regional in-house specialist for Hadoop technologies (Python, Spark, Scala, Hbase, Sqoop etc)
*Manage stakeholders across the business
*Coaching your team, and working with a Delivery Manager

What skills and experience should you have as Principal Data Scientist?
*3 years + experience of Data Science, with 2+ years working with the Hadoop ecosystem (E.g. Hive, Spark, Impala, MapReduce, Scala etc.)
*Programming language proficiency - e.g. R/ Python / Scala / Java / C / C# / C++
*Predictive analytics experience and machine learning
*Experience working with unstructured data / NLP
*Good commercial acumen- experience using data to drive actionable business insight
*Agile experience is highly desirable
*Any knowledge of digital advertising would be a bonus but is not essential

It's a hugely exciting time to join a brand new big data project with excellent potential for career progression as the team grows. You'll be setting up a new analytical team and taking the business forward. The company have unparalleled training facilities. Apply now for this fantastic Data Scientist opportunity.

Located in Central London with excellent transport links.

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