Lead Data Scientist

Company:
Location: London

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LEAD DATA SCIENTIST

DAY RATE - £550 - £600

LONDON - REMOTE

3-6 MONTHS

THE COMPANY -

This firm operates within the financial sector on a mission to simplify loans and financial products built as the first ever peer-to-peer (P2P) lending company. Their endeavors are supported by intelligent and cutting-edge technology with their leading objective allowing customers to take full control over their finances, loans and investments. Their current project entails open banking, credit karma and clear score enabling customers to build and grow their credit. The company offices have a buzzing environment employed with top talent from a broad range of industries which will enable you to work in a responsive, collaborative fashion amongst multi-functional teams.

THE ROLE -

As the Lead Data Scientist, you will oversee all machine learning and statistical models across the company, with applications covering financial aspects such as fraud detection, consumer engagement, operations strategy, and credit decisions. You will be reporting to the firm's Head of Data and Analytics aligning your team's strategy to fit the firm's objectives.

AS A LEAD DATA SCIENTIST YOU WILL BE -

  • Accountable for all machine learning and statistical models
  • Passionate about gaining a competitive advantage by leading R&D in the business's data science operations and technology
  • Lead and coordinate Data Science projects ensuring models are developed to a high standard
  • Defining the Data Science team's road-map ensuring they reach the business objectives in a timely fashion
  • Driving innovative data solutions for the customer's benefit

KEY SKILLS -

  • Highly Analytical
  • Problem Solving
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning algorithms (linear models and deep learning)
  • Experience with cloud technology (AWS)
  • Ability to use CI/CD pipelines deploying models

BENEFITS -

  • Working in a fast-paced environment
  • Collaborating with like-minded individuals passionate about data science and helping others
  • Broadening your technical skills with various software
  • Communicating with others to deliver brilliant, high-impact work

HOW TO APPLY -

Please register your interest in this role by sending your CV to Sahil Kazi via the 'apply' link on this page below.

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