Head of Data

Networking People (UK) Limited
£50000.00 - £60000.00 pa + Bonus
19 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Head of Data required for successful Technology start-up, operating in the Digital Marketing space. This is a great opportunity to work in an Ad Tech setting and design technological solutions based on sociology and Human behaviours in an Agile environment.

The role will be managing a small but dynamic team of Data experts. As Head of Data you will work closely with clients and design bespoke solutions for their requirements using Big Data Tools including Zeppelin Notebooks, Elastic Search , Google BigQuery, Kibana, Spark and Databricks. You will be generating algorithmic solutions to provide real-world solutions in the Marketing and Advertising and Online media arena.

This Head of Data role will suit someone presently managing perhaps one or two junior members of a team who is looking to take on more responsibility within a wider, multi-disciplinary team. Suitable applicants will have:

* A BSc/BA/BEng in mathematics, computer science, physics or a technical subject area and show excellent qualitative and analytical skills.

* 2+ years' experience in a technical Data Engineering/ Data Science role using Unix bash shell and shell scripting.

* Excellent working knowledge of SQL, Hive and Pig

* Experience in managing a small team or an interest in stepping up to a managerial role.

* An understanding of 'start-up' mentality and the desire to work in a demanding and fast-paced environment.

For further information on the company and role itself please contact Beth Harries on the Data Science team with a copy of your CV and covering email.