Lead Data Scientist

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Data

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Calum Ross

  • Contact email:

    calum.ross@xcede.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HQ00026994_1550600531

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-20

  • Consultant:

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Xcede's Data Science team are a major entertainment company generating revenues of over $700 million year on year. The Data & Analytics function is already well-established (70 people) and they're looking to make several key hires within the Data Science unit, this role would see you reporting directly into the Head of Data Science and holding direct line management responsibilities over the team. They cover a broad range of projects from anti-money laundering (AML) to responsible gaming, recommender systems and sentiment analysis. However this is more than just a technical position you'll need strong mentorship and stakeholder management skills in the role. Very competitive package and fantastic career progression is on offer for the right candidate within a truly data led business.

Requirements
- Ideally 5+ years experience in commercial data science positions
- Python proficiency, ideally some professional experience with Scala
- Prior leadership/mentoring experience, line management experience is a bonus
- Familiarity with Big Data ecoystems and cloud solutions
- Stakeholder management skills
- MSc or PhD in a quantitative field

If you are interested in this or other Data Science/Engineering opportunities please contact Calum Ross on calum.ross@xcede.co.uk or +44(0)203 301 9922. Unfortunately this position is only available to candidates eligible to work in the EU without sponsorship.

For all of our live Data Science positions in the UK please click here - https://www.xcede.com/jobs/data-science/united-kingdom/