Lead Data Scientist

Job description

Coniq is a dynamic, high growth UK-based SaaS company that provides total customer engagement and loyalty services to many of the world’s leading property developers, shopping centers and retailers. Coniq powers well over £1 billion of sales annually for its clients, with more than 20 million consumers shopping at 1,800 brands in 24 countries worldwide, and has offices in Europe, the US and the Middle East.

Coniq is looking for a Lead Data Scientist to join our brilliant team near the Barbican. We have a robust data infrastructure and we need someone to help us develop our industry-leading product offerings and capabilities to the next level. If you’re looking for a position which will offer variety, complexity, responsibility and challenges, this could be the role for you and we’d love to start a conversation!

This will be a hybrid working pattern between the London office and home.

This is a role for someone who is passionate about setting a vision for what data visualisation and interpretation can bring to the company, but with broad senior responsibilities (analysing our competitors' features, client engagement, being part of the strategic vision of the broader business). It’s an opportunity to join and lead a nascent data science function and to promote these capabilities in our roadmap.


You should be comfortable working in a multi-disciplinary, agile team. You are used to designing reports, analysing data, developing insights, implementing best practice and participating in group strategy sessions.

You have experience of defining big-data architecture, and are able to pick up on key discussion points for communication with stakeholders. You can operate as a data and reporting expert with internal and external stakeholders.


  • 2-5 years’ experience as a Lead Data Scientist
  • At least 2 years’ experience with SQL and relational databases (MySQL knowledge a bonus)
  • Exposure to BI tools essential (Tableau, PowerBI, Qlik)
  • Experience with Sisense preferred
  • Comfortable working with data across a range of sources, shapes and sizes, and you are confident turning this into quality information
  • Interest in proactively looking at data to pull out insights which can be fed back to clients or internally
  • Ability to stay on top of current business and industry trends around data prep and visualization technologies
  • Effectively use BI tools to deliver quality analytics and data insight to our clients
  • Strong communicator, with the ability to work across the different business teams to understand requirements and deliver
  • Relevant university degree a bonus


We offer a generous package, including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company stock options
  • Company pension scheme
  • Employee perks portal inc. healthcare cashback plan
  • 25 days holiday plus standard bank holidays
  • Birthday off
  • A strong company values framework, including paid leave for volunteering with approved charities
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Training & development allowance

This is a unique opportunity to join a VC-funded high growth SaaS business where we all share a passion to work together to build a great product and a great company. We are proud of our company culture and invest a great deal into making sure that we promote Diversity in the workplace. Together we come from over 20 nationalities and as a tech business, we are very proud of our 50/50 gender split.

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