Lead Data Scientist

London
Permanent
£55k - £72k + Benefits

Looking to take your Data modeling and business insight gathering skills and work with a business that's heavily focused on delivering excellent customer experiences? We're working with a highly successful business with ambitious growth plans as they look to invest heavily into their Data Science teams based in London. 

Our client is offering hybrid working with 1-2 days required in the office and the rest can be spent working from home. 

If the above sounds like you read on! If you are not, then check out our other jobs – we are also looking for people in other MI & Insight positions!

 

Job Summary

Our client’s Data Scientist team has recently grown and with that growth comes the need for a new Lead Data Scientist which is where you come in. This business supports a large remit of customers across the UK and has seen an increase in the demand for its services. The business continues to lead the way as an industry leader in their respected field and there is a huge opportunity for someone joining the business to further their career and have a real impact on their success.

 

Your role

As the  Lead Data Scientist, you'll develop advanced statistical models to support efficiency across all business units partnering closely with colleagues and other divisions to strike a balance between providing insight, guidance, and collaboration.  

 

About you

We're looking for someone with extensive programming in SAS with the ability to work with Python core Data Science libraries such as Numpty, Pandas, Scikit, Keras, and Maplotlib (extra points if you have experience in coaching and training junior team members), and have been great at it and all that being a Lead Data Scientist, involves –if it needs explaining then this is probably not for you. 

 

Some bullet points about you:

  • Experience in leading the development of Scorecards or similar binary models 

  • Extensive experience programming in SAS (and ideally SAS Viya) 

  • Strong commercial awareness understanding impacts on financial performance

  • Proven stakeholder management exposure at all levels, demonstrating influence and communication skills 

 

How to Apply?

If all of this sounds like you then click on the apply button or if you want to learn more before that then contact us and make it for the attention of John who will answer any questions that you might have!