Lead Data Scientist - Unicorn Tech

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Data

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Matt Jones

  • Contact email:

    matthew.jones@xcede.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HQ00025600_1545057297

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-15

  • Consultant:

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Xcede's Data Science team are working with one of the UK's most exciting billion dollar tech business. They have number 1 market share in the U.S., 15 offices globally (with London being home to their award-winning head office), over 50% year on year growth, and 4 million visits to their website per week.

They already have one of Europe's strongest Data Science teams and are set for exciting growth this year, particularly in their Product Data Science team which is responsible for everything around the customer journey through their various platforms.

They are currently looking for 4 Lead Data Scientists and 4 Senior Data Scientists in each of the four sub-teams within the Product Data Science team. These roles cover truly industry leading and disrupting areas (happy to disclose more information, but these are very exciting times for the business!).

These roles will cover a wide range of areas including search, recommendation engines, augmented reality, internet of things, natural language processing, computer vision and image recognition.

Requirements:
*MSc or PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or similar field
*Experience managing or mentoring Data Scientists (for Lead roles)
*Deep statistics and machine learning knowledge
*Commercial experience with some of: search, recommendation engines, augmented reality, internet of things, natural language processing, computer vision and image recognition
*Strong programming skills (Python, R)
*Familiarity with "big data technologies" (Hadoop, Spark) would be a huge advantage
*Strong communication skills

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/permanent/