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Lead Data Scientist

  • Job reference: 21691
  • Location: City of London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: BI, Data & Analytics
  • Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Package

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Lead Data Scientist

City of London, EC4V

Competitive Salary + Benefits

Spearhead the use of Data Science and Machine Learning for this data and intelligence software company that links together investors and investment managers through its platform. This is a unique opportunity to build from scratch an advanced data capability in an environment where you will be self-determined and entrepreneurial in applying your expertise to a range of potential solutions for the business and its customers.

Initially a standalone position, you will be required to identify and build concepts based on rich data on the platform's users and their interactions with the platform. This could include for example:

  • leveraging data (eg. cluster analysis) on user activity to recommend matches between investors and fund managers
  • analysing usage of digital market reports to better understand users
  • using machine learning and textual analysis to improve the way the company collects data

Your background:

  • Strong experience as a machine learning focused Data Scientist with excellent academic credentials
  • Knowledge of a broad range of tools and methods such as:
    • Python
    • Sikit Learn
    • R
    • Java
    • PIG
    • SQL
    • Matlab
  • Will have worked on or led the development of proof of concepts
  • Experience of working closely with non-tech or business users
  • Ideally experience within another 'match-making' business (dating apps/websites, price comparison sites, e-commerce) or Financial Services
  • Mostly you will be bright, capable, and self-motivated to apply your data science background with a focus on business outcomes

To find out more about this unique role please apply here or get in touch.

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