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Senior Data Scientist

Senior Data Scientist

  • Location

    Slough, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance + Bonus

  • Contact:

    Michael Winter

  • Contact email:

    michael.winter@wademacdonald.com

  • Job ref:

    mwlds1_1581084627

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-08

  • Startdate:

    asap

The Company:

A multinational service provider is having a business wide transformation, overhauling their digital arm to have on clear goal - to have data insights at the core of everything they do. With a year of steady hires under their belt, they are looking to develop on their Data Science team, with hires ranging from junior candidates all the way up to a 'head of' position.
They currently have over 25 million customers and subsequently produce vast amounts of rich data from a variety of data sources, which will be crucial to the success of various Machine Learning models and algorithms they are looking to implement.

The Role:

This house hold name is looking to add a Lead Data Scientist to the growing Analytics team who will design and implement commercial level Machine Learning models for various business problems. They are tackling innovative problems, and are looking for experience across Python development, Big Data analysis, and various Machine Learning knowledge - Chatbots, journey orchestration and customer forecasting and prediction, to name just a few.
You will be at the forefront of their technology advancements, utilising vast amounts of data to help push the company on to even more success. You will have the chance to lead a growing team of 8 Data Scientists, helping to shape and drive the development of their analytical capabilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with senior stakeholders and with various teams to roadmap their usage of both internal and external data and how Machine Learning can be utilised

  • Interact with the IT team to ensure Machine Learning models & algorithms are of production level and embedded into the company to be used by internal teams and external customers

  • Constantly refreshing the team's knowledge of big data & data science technology advancements

  • Help drive the data science team to grow the company's analytics and insights objective

Skills & Experience needed:

  • At least 3 years analytical experience either in industry or academia

  • Confident coding in a number of languages, but most importantly Python

  • Proven experience building commercial level Machine Learning models - ideally NLP focused for Chatbots, but wider techniques would also be considered

  • Ability to liaise with various different teams and stakeholder

In return you will receive a generous salary & car allowance, private healthcare and a company bonus.

If this position is of interest please apply directly or get in touch with Michael - Michael.winter@wademacdonald.com

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.