Head of Data Science

Computer People
South West London
£45000 - £65000 per annum
11 Apr 2017
11 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently looking to speak with Senior Data Scientists for a Head of Data Science position for my client based in London. They are a tech company going through a period of tremendous growth, whose specialism is the predictive analytics sector. At present they are currently changing the market in this sector.

They work across multiple market sectors including; retail, aerospace, and automotive. They are always striving to improve their algorithms through on-going research, which is then adapted and integrated into their core products. Their solutions operate through both back end & front end technologies, which enables constant analysis of the analytics.

The Role

We're looking to add a Head of Data Science to the engineering team, to Lead for the Data Science team. We are looking for a Data Scientist who has

a strong technological and theoretical background, someone passionate about Data & career driven. You will constantly be in contact with Customers, so exceptional communication skills are essential.

This Head of Data Science job requires;

  • PhD/MSc in mathematics, statistics, or an analytical field.
  • Previous academic /industry or a combined experience
  • Thorough understanding of machine learning algorithms.
  • Excellent analytical & statistical modelling skills.
  • Multiple years of exposure to Python.

It would be great if the Head of Data Science could have some of the following;

  • Prior experience in utilising either Amazon Web Services, Spark & SQL, Pandas.
  • Background knowledge of either Java and/or Scala programming
  • Development experience
  • Big Data Analytics & Visualisation