Senior Data Scientist

2 days left

02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Data Scientist - £80,000
Retail Bank
Central London

With the company looking to shape the future of transactions in the UK as they have done for the past few decades as if it were clockwork, they are looking to expand a team within their company that will focus specifically on the innovation of new technologies and methods of payment.

Looking into company-wide activity figures, this role will be the stem around which company develops and grows. With a team working underneath you, there will be huge potential for personal development both at a hands-on technical level and with regards to gaining more management experience in a multi-national corporation.

The Role

  • You will lead from the front to construct and further their advanced data science function through analyses on company data and development of new growth strategies
  • Employ machine learning techniques in order to provide innovative solutions to business problems; build bespoke models and algorithms to optimise decision making and solutions
  • Work on a huge dataset as you look into identifying customer behaviour patterns as well as growth opportunities of real value
  • Work with key stakeholders to build strong relationships
  • Whilst a wide variety of technology is available and accepted, you will be expected to have an advanced understanding of key open source technologies


  • Masters or PhD in a quantitative subject (strong technical background and exposure to data science technologies and practices)
  • Experience employing and understanding of machine learning and algorithmic development
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work with senior team members and stakeholder
  • Experience of managing a team of 3 or more at any one time
  • Experience with: Python, R, Hadoop, Impala, Hive and SQL or SAS (Python and Hadoop are key here)

Central London


Hadoop - Python - R - Impala - Hive - SQL - SAS - Customer - Marketing - Bigdata - Machine Learning - Algorithmic Development - Neural Networks