Data Science Manager - E-commerce (lead and contribute!)

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Data

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £75000 - £90000 per annum + benefits, bonus

  • Contact:

    Niall Wharton

  • Contact email:

    niall.wharton@xcede.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HQ00027277_1551288687

  • Startdate:

    asap

Xcede's Data Science recruitment team are working with one of the UK's biggest retailers on their continued Data Science growth efforts. Their well-established unit has been running for years and is headed up by a very experienced Director of Data Science. We've been tasked with finding another Data Science Manager who is capable of owning projects, mentoring a small team of other Scientists and still contributing to technical work day to day.

This is a great opportunity to work with a team of talented Data Scientists (nearly 15 in the business) and a huge range of projects from Personalisation, Recommender System builds, Optimisation, Deep Learning based computer vision projects, and In-Store Analysis.

Requirements:
- MSc or PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or a similar STEM field
- Experience working in a commercial Data Science environment, rather than purely academic experience.
- Strong Python / Java / Scala skills
- Advanced Spark knowledge
- Solid Statistics and Machine Learning experience
- Experience working in the E-commerce / digital sector / start-up space /
- Managing / mentoring experience a nice to have

If you are interested in this or other Data Scientist opportunities please contact Niall Wharton on niall.wharton@xcede.co.uk or +44(0)203 301 9908. Unfortunately, this position is only available to candidates eligible to work in the EU without sponsorship.