Lead Data Scientist (London/Remote)

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    City of London, London

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  • Salary:

    £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum

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    Calum Ross

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Xcede are working with a very exciting InsurTech start-up who are looking for a senior (3+ years commercial experience) scientist to join them.

This is the first data science hire for the company, that said you'll have a team of 5 (soon to be 7) particularly skilled data engineers to support you from day one and there are plans to build the function around you (2-3 more junior hires across the next 6-9 months). That said, this is a very technical role and will be very hands-on.

Very strong package and fantastic benefits on offer including a competitive base salary, stock, unlimited PTO and very flexible (remote) working conditions.

- 3+ years commercial experience in a data science capacity
- Proficient in Python, solid coding fundamentals
- Knowledge of modern ML techniques. Experience in pricing, time-series and deep learning
(LSTM) are of particular interest
- MSc/PhD in a ML related and/or 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/