Lead Data Scientist

London (Central), London (Greater)
£75-£85K + bens
03 Jul 2018
31 Jul 2018
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead Data Scientist – London £75K to £85K

Leading London marketing agency is looking for a Lead Data Scientist who will help them drive their data science capability forward and work with a range of high profile accounts

This is a hands on technical role so you will need advanced understanding of machine learning solutions and deep learning techniques.

You will also be a strong communicator who is passionate about data, has an inquisitive mind and would be excited about the opportunity to drive new ideas forward in an agency environment.

Lead Data Scientist  - the role

  • Lead the Data Science team (2 direct reports at present, but growing)        
  • Manage and deliver client data science projects
  • Be the subject matter expert across all things data science
  • Continue to develop data science tools across the agency

Lead Data Scientist  - experience

  • Strong applied machine learning experience  - productionising algorithms from conception to delivery
  • A desire to develop data science within a leading digital agency
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to lead
  • Strong experience in traditional machine learning techniques such as recommendation algorithms, clustering, supervised prediction and forecasting
  • Experience with deep learning and frameworks
  • Object recognition, identification, detection, segmentation
  • Language models (probabilistic/generative)
  • Production level Python
  • Desirable - Spark, Hadoop, Apache, Pig, Mongo, Cassandra
  • Using cloud services to scale and productionise solutions

The salary is between £75K to £85K plus good benefits. Based London.

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