Lead Data Scientist

Company:
Location: London

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LEAD DATA SCIENTIST

CIRCA 100K + BONUS + BENEFITS

PADDINGTON, LONDON

Are you interested in contributing to a fast emerging, forward-thinking, data-driven team? Are you customer-focused and have a keen interest in improving customer experience world-wide? Do you wish to be at the forefront of data and machine learning practices in the retail industry? This opportunity would be an excellent fit for you.

THE COMPANY:

As a data scientist, you will develop new machine learning approaches for a multi-national retailer who specialises in selling high quality clothing, home products and food products. The company is undergoing a digital transformation, investing heavily in the field of data science. Benefiting from the guidance and leadership from the experienced Chief Data Science Officer and Head of Data Science, you will be leading a team of Senior and Junior Data Scientists in a collaborative and creative team.

THE ROLE:

As a Lead Data Scientist, you and your team will be focusing on optimisation, automation and machine learning. Extremely customer focused on a macro-scale, you will be involved in a variety of different projects including (but not limited to) focusing on customer behaviour, supply chain and delivery routes optimisation.

In specific, you can expect to be involved in the following:

  • Mining large and complex data sets - both structured and unstructured data including efficient data extraction, transformation and application
  • Causal inference and utilising this data to influence marketing, sales and understanding customer loyalty
  • Predicting customer behaviour and values through machine learning and implementing changes at a large scale
  • Designing models that have real world use and practices in all areas of product sale and production, using Python, Spark, SQL etc
  • Development and maintenance of collaborative relationships with colleagues across the business.

YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

The successful Lead Data Scientist will have the following skills and experience:

  • Masters degree level or higher in numerate subject, such as Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science
  • Comprehensive proficiency in key programming languages (Must-have Python and SQL, desirable AWS and GCP)
  • Previous software development skills and experience
  • Experience and keen interest in coaching & developing Senior and Junior Data Scientists

THE BENEFITS:

The successful Lead Data Scientist will receive a salary, dependent on experience, between £100 and 110k. On top of the salary, there is a car allowance, performance- based bonus, great culture and opportunity to develop leadership skills as well as learn new skills from experts within the Data Science industry.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please register your interest by sending your CV to Francesca Curtis via the Apply link on this page.

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