Data Science Manager - Media

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Data

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Matt Jones

  • Contact email:

    matthew.jones@xcede.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HQ00025600_1545056042

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-15

  • Consultant:

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Xcede's Data Science team are working with one of the world's largest media organisations who own dozens of well-known and loved brands. They are looking for a Data Science Manager to join and look after the team in London.

The Data Science Manager will have line management of 2 experienced Data Scientists from day 1 with views to grow the team further this year. They will also be responsible for helping scope out potential Data Science projects ranging from revenue optimisation through to viewer engagement and retention. The Data Science Manager will also regularly meet stakeholders to gather requirements

This role would suit an existing Data Science Manager / Head of Data Science / Chief Data Scientist who is looking to join a large brand and have ownership of a Data Science roadmap. It may also suit a current Analytics Manager / Head of Analytics who has experience managing an advanced analytics or Data Science team.

Requirements:
*MSc or PhD in Statistics, Machine Learning, Computer Science, or similar field
*Experience managing Data Scientists
*Experience with some of the following: text mining, segmentation, forecasting, regression, CHAID, recommender systems, A/B tests, MVT (multivariate testing), monetization, retention, time series analysis, social network analysis
*Strong statistics and machine learning background
*Strong open-source programming (R, Python)
*Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases
*Experience with AWS and Spark is preferred
*Lead Data Scientist role - experience leading or managing a small Data Science team

If you are interested in this or other Data Scientist opportunities please contact Matthew Jones on matthew.jones@xcede.co.uk or +44(0)203 301 9931. Unfortunately this position is only available to candidates eligible to work in the EU without sponsorship.

For all of our live Data Scientist positions in the UK please click here - https://www.xcede.com/jobs/data-science/united-kingdom/permanent/