Senior Data Scientist

2 days left

Computer Futures
Daventry District
£70000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A SouthWestbased EduTech Start Up are looking for a Senior Data Scientist to join a fastgrowing team providing analytics to the education sector. As Senior Data Scientist youll take a pivotal role from day one in shaping and driving team objectives and utilising yours and your teams technical potential to revolutionise and improve how people learn. Your primary goal with be to conduct research and analyse large datasets acquired through classroom observation in order to understand human behaviour and investigate the use of technology in optimising education. You will lead a team of 8 passionate Data Scientists, expected to grow to 18 over the next 10 months, who provide key analytics on how we study to educational establishments and in turn create customised solutions, such as interactive games and exercises, to optimise the education of students. As a Senior Data Scientist you will be expected to take ownership of this entire process from the development and implementation of robust and sophisticated realtime algorithms using Python and R, to its visualisation to scientists and nonscientists alike. Alongside the benefit of conducting groundbreaking research and redefining the limits of how children learn, you will also enjoy an office which boasts a library / games room, Foosball, Table Tennis and classic arcade games. They will also provide 3 meals a day (if youre in the office late) but you dont have to worry about piling on the pounds as youll have access to their onsite gym! Skills required: Commercial work experience analysing large data sets Programming skills in Python / R Nice to have: Previous experience leading teams Knowledge / interest in the UK educational system If youd like to find out more before applying, feel free to get in touch with us here at Computer Futures, wed love to hear from you. Please note: you must be eligible to work in the UK to be considered for this role. Sthree UK is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Advertised through Zoek Advertised through Zoek 42934.