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Lead Data Scientist

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jennie Lessemun

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Lead Data Scientist

Working as part of the Digital Asset group you will lead and manage a team to use cutting edge data science, machine learning methods and data analytics to support the development and delivery of digital assets and external projects and initiatives.

Specific tasks of a Lead Data Scientist are likely to include:
*Leading the data science team, mentoring and identifying development opportunities for team members
*Develop solutions to solve complex data problems
*Develop and evolve platform data models and algorithmic solutions
*Apply mathematical analysis techniques to generate data insights, visualisations and algorithms from design to execution
*Generate analytics reports to promote new analytics concepts
*Presenting reports and findings to internal and external stakeholders

Requirements of a Lead Data Scientist would include:
*Experience working with SQL and NoSQL database
*Familiar with agile system development
*Capability in data analysis, Spark, Kafta and Cassandra would be advantageous
*Statistical tool experience essential such as SPSS or similar
*Strong management skills to build, manage and retain team members
*Experience in at least one of the following - Machine learning, Classification models, Cluster analysis, Neural Networks, Multivariate Statistics, Stochastic Models, Bayesian Modelling.
*Software language such as Python, Ruby, Visual Basic or similar

As a successful Lead Data Scientist you will receive:
* Up to £70,000 plus excellent benefits

Based in Birmingham this Lead Data Scientist opportunity is commutable from Worcester, Birmingham, Redditch, Bromsgrove, Solihull, Warwick, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Coventry, Bridgenorth, Stourbridge, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Kidderminster, and more.

If you know of a Lead Data Scientist that may be interested in this position, may be looking at similar opportunities or needs help to take the next step in their career, please do get in touch and take advantage of our referral scheme!