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Lead Data Scientist - Billion dollar tech, London, UK

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Data
Job Category:
Data Science & Data Engineering
Country:
UK
Area:
London
Location:
London
Salary:
60,000 to 100,000 per annum
Job Ref:
HQ00023659

Xcede’s Data Science team are working with one of the UK’s most exciting billion dollar tech business. They have number 1 market share in the U.S., 15 offices globally (with London being home to their award-winning head office), over 50% year on year growth, and 4 million visits to their website per week.

They already have one of the UK’s strongest Data Science teams made up of 8 experienced Data Scientists. The team are given autonomy to find, work and own various Data Science projects. The team are currently working or planning to focus on projects including customer behaviour, optimising the marketing strategy of the company (e.g. RTB problems), computer vision, recommendation system, sales forecasting, pricing, and many others.

They are now looking to hire a Lead Data Scientist who will be acting as a project lead, managing a sub-team of Data Scientists, interacting with senior stakeholders, whilst remaining hands on and delivering on a wide range of deliverables.

Requirements:
- MSc or PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or similar field
- Experience managing or mentoring Data Scientists
- Deep statistics and machine learning knowledge
- Commercial experience with marketing, adtech, consumer behaviour, e-mail campaigns, etc. would be a huge advantage
- Bayesian Stats background would be a huge advantage
- Strong programming skills (Python, R)
- Familiarity with “big data technologies” (Hadoop, Spark) would be a huge advantage
- Strong communication skills

If you are interested in this or other Data Scientist opportunities please contact Matthew Jones on matthew.jones@xcede.co.uk or +44(0)203 301 9931. Unfortunately this position is only available to candidates eligible to work in the EU without sponsorship.

For all of our live Data Scientist positions in the UK please click here - https://www.xcede.co.uk/browse-jobs/permanent-jobs/uk-jobs/data-science-and-big-data-jobs/

Contact Details:
Tel: 0203 301 9931
Fax: 0203 301 9901
Contact: Matt Jones

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