Data Scientist

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Data

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Matt Jones

  • Contact email:

    matthew.jones@xcede.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HQ00029947_1578480605

Xcede's Data Science recruitment team are working with a FTSE 100 property business who are building out a Data Science team. They are one of the largest brands in their space operating in over 100 countries and 1,000 cities across the world. The business is rapidly growing, having seen share prices double in the last 12 months, and they are making significant changes to help improve scalability and profitability. Part of this growth involves building out a dedicated Data Science team based in London.

The first hire is looking for a Lead Data Scientist who will be responsible for taking the current data science roadmap, running and delivering on this, and then setting the strategy moving forward. The initial focus will be on building forecasting and dynamic pricing models using cutting edge machine learning techniques. They are looking for someone senior enough at both a technical and business level.

Requirements:
*MSc or PhD in a field in Statistics, Machine Learning, Physics, Mathematics or a similar field
*Experience building forecasting and/or dynamic pricing models
*Solid commercial experience leading data science projects from start to finish
*Good programming skills (Python or R)

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/