Last year they secured a large Series A funding, and Q2 2020 has been one of their best periods for new revenue due to an interesting Covid-19 related product they released. As such they have received further investment and are now entering another "growth phase".
They currently have a 6 person Data Science and ML Engineering team, and are looking to hire an experienced Head of Data Science / Chief Data Scientist / Director of Data Science / Director of AI / Head of Machine Learning. They have ambitious plans for the Data Science and Machine Learning team to be 20+. This person will be slightly hands-on when needed, but will also be responsible for recruiting, growing and managing the team, as well as creating the ML roadmap for the business.
Data is not a problem here - they have millions of app users across the world, work with some incredible brands, and have very rich and varied data sets (videos, images, live chat, etc.) all in real-time. They also have an experienced Data Engineering team in place to support the Data Science work.
The largest project stream is currently working on a wide variety of NLP projects. Aside from that there are more regular data science projects (e.g. anomaly detection), as well as machine vision and knowledge graphs.
*PhD (preferred) in a STEM field
*Experience working as a Head of Data Science / Data Science Manager / Chief Data Scientist / Director of Data Science
*Experience managing, recruiting and growing a Data Science team
*Solid machine learning background
*Good NLP background would be a bonus
*Good deep learning background would be a bonus
*Good programming skills (Python, R)
*Experience working in a start-up or scale-up preferred
If you are interested in this or other Data Scientist opportunities please contact Matthew Jones on firstname.lastname@example.org or +44(0)203 301 9931. Unfortunately this position is only available to candidates eligible to work in the EU without sponsorship.
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