Senior Data Scientist

Location: Leeds

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Who We Are Looking For
We proactively enable our clients to get the best out of their data and to deploy advanced techniques within their decisioning processes. We are used across the globe for numerous use cases including onboarding, customer management, collections and recoveries for the insurance, credit and technology industries.
What You’ll Do
We’re seeking an experienced data scientist to design solutions that can be used in many markets. Helping our clients identify the right data at the right time to make better decisions. Our ideal team member will have the mathematical, statistical and technology expertise you’d expect, but also a creative and curious mindset to think outside the box to help solve clients issues.

Working closely with the engineering team and product leads you will develop general solutions to industry and geographic challenges that our clients face with the ultimate goal of enabling them fully leveraging available data sources and modelling techniques. A key responsibility will be creating a better way for clients to navigate the data at their disposal and the techniques to get the most out of them. The role is global and covers all continents, so whilst some regulatory experience be advantageous you’ll be working with local teams that can support you.
  • Enable clients to develop smarter business processes and implement advanced analytics to improve business performance
  • Collaborate with product leads and engineering team to develop an understanding of needs
  • Research and devise methods and innovate around them to improve data analysis
  • Keep current with technical and industry developments
  • Enable clients to deploy advanced algorithms to identify opportunities to add, substitute or enhance data sources to improve performance
Daily and Monthly Responsibilities
  • Work as the lead data scientist, identifying solutions and working with product and engineering teams to deploy in cloud environments
  • Work closely with the engineering team to strategize and execute the development of data products
  • Devise analytical experiment methodology to help clients solve various problems and make a true impact across various domains and industries
  • Identify relevant data sources and sets to mine for client business needs, and collect structured and unstructured datasets and variables
  • Devise and utilize algorithms and models to mine data, perform data and error analysis to improve models, and clean and validate data for uniformity and accuracy
  • Communicate analytic solutions to stakeholders, clients, and the industry
Qualifications, Strengths and Skills
Education - Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in statistics, applied mathematics, or related discipline
Experience - 4+ years experience in data science
  • Proficiency with data mining, mathematics, and statistical analysis
  • Advanced pattern recognition and predictive modeling experience
  • Experience of Credit and/or Insurance decisioning/pricing processes and regulations
  • Experience of Model Monitoring methodology
  • Programming languages (Python, R, Java, SAS)
  • Experience with Excel, PowerPoint, Tableau, SQL, Cloud environments (AWS, Azure, Google)
  • Comfort working in a dynamic, research-oriented group with several ongoing concurrent projects
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Phd in stats, applied math, data science, or related discipline
  • 2+ years of project management experience
  • Additional Languages

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