Lead Data Scientist

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    London, England

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    £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits

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    Nathan Carolan

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    2 months ago

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Lead Data Scientist
Digital Marketing
London (offers flexible working)
£60,000 - £75,000 + benefits

Data Science, Machine Learning, R, SQL, Python, Data Modelling, Data Mining, Data Engineering, DevOps, AWS, Spark, Airflow, Management, Leadership

Xcede are proud to be partnering with a leading Digital Marketing agency who are looking for an innovative Data Scientist to help lead their Data Science team.

The team are moving from a client based model to a centralised DS function which can be used by the rest of the organisation when working with clients. This role is a great opportunity for an innovative Data Scientist to try out different technologies, run POC's and productionise DS solutions. There will be freedom to try out a range of different technologies with a view to deploying the successful products.

This role requires someone to lead 4 Analysts/Junior Data Scientists, so it is ideal for someone who wants to manage a small team at a forward thinking company.

Key skills/experience required:
*Experience managing and scaling teams, as well as coaching junior team members.
*Demonstrable experience of solving business challenges using data science techniques and technical acumen
*Strong programming skills with R and SQL (or Python)
*Minimum 4 years experience using data mining/analytical methods
*A good understanding of Data Engineering and/or DevOps would be nice to have
*A good understanding of tools such as Apache Spark and Apache Airflow would be nice to have
*Excellent communication skills and strong experience of managing business communications and presentations.

If you are interested in this position or would like to discuss the current Data Science market (we have over 30 live DS roles currently), please send an up to date CV to nathan.carolan@xcede.co.uk