Lead Data Scientist / Consultant - £100K - £120K - Liverpool Street
A global digital engineering and product development services company is looking for an experienced Lead Data Scientist - Consultant to join the London office.
This is a client-facing role requiring a mix of great communication skills, business acumen, deep technical knowledge and team management experience.
Responsible for developing advanced analytics, statistical models, machine learning methods and solutions. He/she would work independently or managing and coordinating a broader, multidisciplinary team.
Must be comfortable engaging with clients, formulating business proposals, and deliver clear ideas and results to stakeholders.
- Interacting closely with:
- Project stakeholders to define priorities and ensure issue resolution
- SMEs to clarify the business-related and customer-specific questions
- Development team to get the needed data and implement / deploy the developed solution
- Winning and initiating new projects.
- Identifying the business problems and finding the right data and methods to address them.
- Perform and interpret data studies and product experiments concerning new data sources or new uses for existing data sources
- MSc/PhD Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer science, Economics or related scientific disciplines
- Strong Data Science experience
- Consulting experience more than welcomed although not essential
- Proven record of successful data science/BI/analytics projects.
- Experience in managing/coordinating a team
- Proficiency in statistical tools/languages - R, SAS, Python NumPy / SciPy
- Familiarity with relational databases and intermediate level knowledge of SQL
- Experience working with large data sets and tools like MapReduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark
- Data-focused applied mathematics (Classification ad Regression Models, Cluster Analysis, Deep Learning, Non-parametric Methods)
- Experience in two or more of the following domains: Retail, Digital Marketing, eCommerce, Health, Supply Chain, Banking, Telecom, or Digital Media