Data Scientist

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Data

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Matt Jones

  • Contact email:

    matthew.jones@xcede.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HQ00029344_1574176492

Xcede's Data Science team are working with one of the UK's largest and most recognisable leisure and hospitality brands who are building out an in-house data team. They have nearly 5,000 sites across the UK with an estimated 650 million transactions each day.

They have had external data scientists delivering some PoC work, helping set an initial roadmap for data science in the business, and help realise the value of data science across the organisation. They are now looking to hire two in-house Data Scientists and two in-house Data Engineers to help support the business with complex data questions.

Some example problems include: how should each venue be laid out? which promotions will have drive customer behaviour? how are sales affected by external factors?

Requirements:
*MSc or PhD in a field in Statistics, Machine Learning, Physics, Mathematics or a similar field
*Solid commercial experience leading data science projects from start to finish
*Good programming skills (Python or R)
*Good experience building models around customer behaviour, forecasting, pricing, or similar would be advantageous
*Experience working as a Data Scientist in a consulting business would be advantageous
*Strong SQL skills

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/