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Lead Data Scientist

  • Job reference: 27507
  • Location: City of London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: BI, Data & Analytics
  • Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + good benefits package

Lead Data Scientist

Up to £90k + Package

London near Waterloo

As part of a media business that reaches an audience of 10s of millions of people every week, you will be the main driver behind embedding machine learning at the heart of everything the business does. As an already very data-driven organisation, this initiative forms the next phase of this exciting journey to maintain their position as a world-class media outfit that embraces the latest technologies available.

As well as bringing technical leadership to the data science space, you will be in your element working with a diverse and exciting set of senior stakeholders across different brands and business units. You will also have a team of talented data scientists to support this effort.

Ideally you will have:

  • Experience of creating/influencing and implementing the data science strategy of an organisation by working with multiple stakeholders and engineering/delivery teams
  • Experience in building predictive models on and running real-time experiments against web-log scale data, natural language processing and applications of deep learning
  • Experience in both data science and data engineering and ability to develop best practice and discipline for the team
  • Passion for data visualization and effective communication with data
  • Experience managing and developing data science teams (or at very least, coaching junior members of a team)
  • Technical Toolset: Python, TensorFlow, SQL, R, big data technologies (Spark, Hadoop etc)

To find out more about this please apply here and we'll be in touch to discuss further.

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