Lead Data Scientist
DataTech Analytics
4d ago
  • Lead Data Scientist Negotiable Salary Plus benefits London
  • Working with a focussed group of researchers and practitioners to deliver impact to clients and stakeholders, you will be a curious professional.

    This position is for a very large organisation dealing with FMCG in a very competitive market.

    Role and Responsibilities

  • Building models that learn from the internal and external data sources,
  • Optimising processes for key business objectives
  • Focus on providing tools that allow the business to automate
  • Link web and mobile browsing data
  • Help shape and expand a highly analytical team
  • Define the strategic direction the team should take
  • Support, guide and mentor the team in their daily work
  • Tackle specific business problems.
  • Become an expert in at least one specific data science area
  • Translate ambiguous business challenges into data science problems
  • Qualifications, Experience & Skills Required

  • Hold a strong numerical degree and a good understanding of statistical, probabilistic and / or optimisation techniques.
  • Manage a small team of data scientists
  • Deliver a better understanding of the business based on all available data
  • Be an inspirational leader mentoring and developing more junior team members
  • Experience with open source big-data technology, such as Apache Hadoop, Spark, Impala, Hive, Pig, MapReduce.
  • Experience with Python, Java, Scala, R (or similar) coupled with experience in developing web applications
  • Search and make systems recommendations.
  • Influence senior stakeholders
  • Experience in a FMCG environment advantageous but not essential
  • Problem finder and solver
  • Able to run complex data science projects with multiple stakeholders
  • If you fit the above job description please contact Roisin McCarthy on 01256 314 660 or email her on rmccarthy datatech.

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