Head of Data Science

Chi Square Analytics
13 Apr 2017
13 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Data Science - £100,000 plus bonus & benefits - London

A leading social gaming company are looking at expanding their data science team, due to growing demand in data science services and are seeking a head of data science.

Key Benefits

  • Salary up to £100,000 plus benefits & bonus
  • A leading social gaming company
  • A wide range of data science engagements - machine learning, artificial intelligence and natural language processing etc
  • Leading a team of 9 data scientists


  • Working closely with the CTO on the data strategy
  • Provide data insights for product management and marketing decision making
  • Build new data products
  • Participate in "deep-dive" research projects, such as detailed product analysis, customer segmentation, lifetime value analysis, etc.
  • Partner with internal teams to define analytics requirements
  • Improve platform performance and link between practical product outcomes and customer strategies.

Key Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field required (Math, CS, Engineering, Physics, etc.)
  • Strong SQL
  • Experience coding in Python (PyData stack) or other programming language
  • Experience with any BI tool is a plus
  • Highly analytical and structured thinking
  • PhD is a plus
  • A leader in Data Science, Big Data, Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics

Tech Stack

  • Analytics: Python (pandas, scikit-learn, pymc3, statsmodels, bokeh, mpl), SQL, Jupyter notebooks
  • Big Data: AWS Redshift, Apache Spark, S3
  • ETL: python, SQL, Spark, Scala, MongoDB
  • Data viz: D3.js, re:dash, Tableau, bokeh