Lead Data Scientist

Aspire Data Recruitment
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Lead Data Scientist

Location: London

Salary: to £80,000 + bonus, equity & benefits

Expanding financial services provider requires a Data Science Lead to join a growing team.

Key responsibilities include;

  • Lead the team in turning raw material of data into useful algorithms and advanced insights
  • Engage in big data analysis and social media application for risk/business, especially in customer acquisition and customer services
  • Deploy machine learning and algorithms to enhance customer analytic/modelling methodology
  • Engage in developing database, warehouse/data mart to meet business requirement
  • Lead, develop and motivate the team to attract, retain and develop suitable capability; building a team of world class data scientists.
  • Implement processes, infrastructure and resources needed to deliver agreed team plans and targets
  • Automate and streamline the processes to maximise integration, effectiveness and efficiency

Candidate Profile

  • Experience of data mining/modelling experience in Financial services, or other data-driven organisations
  • Hands-on experience of using relevant software packages, i.e. SAS, SQL, NoSQL, Python, HADOOP, Spark, Java, Hive
  • Experienced in deep learning technologies
  • Proven oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate analysis and recommendations to colleagues and business stakeholders