Lead Data Scientist

MBN Recruitment Ltd
Up to £80,000 per annum Circa £80k + package
16 Feb 2017
16 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
*Data Science* *Analytics* *Python* *R* *SQL* *Attribution* *Marketing* *Media* *Data Scientist* *Hadoop* *Spark* Digital*

Opportunity for a Senior Data Science professional to join a fantastic analytics and marketing consultancy based in central London.

This is an excellent time to join a fantastic company who are part of a world leading Media Agency who have had some fantastic recent successes.

You’d be working across the full media group which means access to a wide range of problems in a number of different industries and regions. So a fast paced interesting role where no two days are ever going to be the same!

On a technical level you’ll be working in a well-established team of analysts in an industry that’s fully embracing new technologies and methodologies in order to better serve its clients. There will be scope for you to develop your own technical skillset and make recommendations to the company - you’ll be encouraged to try out new tools and techniques in order to do the best job possible.

The Role

  • Research and develop new analytics products for the agency
  • Assist clients in planning and optimising their media activity
  • Work on problems across; Digital Attribution, TV Attribution, Digital Optimisation and Media Mix Modelling
  • Mentor junior analysts within the agency and share your technical expertise
  • Assist with integration of new data infrastructure
  • Work closely with analysts across other areas of the business
  • Champion the learning of new coding languages and analytical techniques across the business
  • Write/contribute to documents exploring new techniques or established processes in analytics
  • Help identify commercial opportunities for the agency through data analytics
  • Contribute to the development and expansion of the analytics team
  • Experience Required

    You’ll be working as part of a team that work across a number of different areas in analytics. As such you’ll be expected to have some of the following skills. Please note you wouldn’t be expected to have all of these skills initially.

  • Experienced Data Scientist with strong Maths / Stats background
  • Strong understanding of various analytical techniques: Clustering, Prediction, Time Series, Cross Validation, Bootstrapping
  • Coding Skills within R, Python, and SQL. Ability to model data and design algorithms using one or more of these tools
  • Comfortable handling huge datasets using e.g. Hadoop, Spark, AWS
  • Comfortable working with highly dimensional data
  • Understanding and experience of Data Visualisation
  • Knowledge of web server deployment
  • Experience of open source data and related scraping approaches including working with APIs
  • Experience building and applying Time Series models
  • Commercially focused – ability to draw actionable insight from data
  • Experience of working both structured and unstructured forms (e.g. cookies, social media data, streaming data)
  • *Data Science* *Analytics* *Python* *R* *SQL* *Attribution* *Marketing* *Media* *Data Scientist* *Hadoop* *Spark* Digital*