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Data Scientist

Job Description

Data Scientist

Sports Insights Start Up


£50,000 - £80,000 + possible equity options

London or Fully remote in the UK

Xcede are excited to be partnering with An exciting Sports Insights Start Up who are looking to add a forward-thinking Data Scientist to their team.

You will work end-to-end with the main focus on ML model building, Stats, and Python programming. Some of the key projects are NLP/text based with some working on Large Language Models. This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled Data Scientist with a passion for sports.

Key skills/experience required:

  • Min Bachelor degree in STEM field
  • Python expertise
  • Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning etc.)
  • Knowledge of stats concepts such as regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications
  • Experience working on NLP/text based projects would be beneficial (LLMs would be nice to have)
  • Experience working in a fast paced environment such as a start up
  • Passion for sports especially football (soccer)

For more information, please send an up-to-date CV to

Data Scientist, Data Science, Machine Learning, Python, Computer Science, Statistics, Data pipelines, SQL, Regression, Clustering, XGBoost, Random Forest, Decision Trees, Predictive modelling, Insurance, ML Ops, NLP, Deep Learning, Neural Networks, Deployment, Containerisation, Generative AI, LLMs, large language models