Head of Data Science

Stevenage, UK
18 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A Head of Data Science is needed for a market leader in Pharmaceutical Research & Analytics company based near Stevenage. The company, at its core, is 100% data driven and want to take the next step in automation and machine learning.

They want you to further build and lead a new Data Science / Machine Learning team who will focus on creating new products and solutions from the ground up with cutting edge machine learning techniques.

Having knowledge / experience with big data and cloud technologies will be beneficial in building tools to improve the efficiency and quality of the services they provide.

Part of your role will be to raise awareness internally of the potential applications of data science / machine learning to seeking and identifying opportunities for new solutions. They currently work with a lot of predictive models utilising SAS, Python and R.

Key to success in this role will be to create a robust data science strategy that will stretch their capability and deliver a whole new rage of solutions to their clients. This role reports directly to the CEO so you have the full backing of the board and senior management.

You will remain "hands on" in the beginning to help build new models and push projects into production. As such having an understanding and ability to write robust code in Python and/or R as well as key frameworks: TensorFlow, PyTorch or Keras.

For a full breakdown of the role, company and overall opportunity, please apply.

Role: Head of Data Science
Location: Near Stevenage
Package: Up to £100k + package

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