Head of Data Science

Recruiter
Computer People
Location
London
Salary
45000.0000
Posted
13 Apr 2017
Closes
13 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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