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Principal Data Scientist

Job Description

Location: London, UK/ Remote
Sector : Data
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Iona Simpson
Contact email :

Xcede are proud to be presenting you with this Principle Data Scientist role working for one of the largest and best known British Telecommunication Companies. This opportunity can allow the successful applicant to choose where their base for work will be, either London, Berkshire, Reading or another one of their many bases. With over 46 million customers there are many sources of data, coming with many challenges of how best to improve the service to make them the most recommended brand. At the center of everything is the companies passion to invest in machine learning and data science projects, this is where you will be able to work in a hands-on environment to build ML models. You will also need to write code for a number of real time services including, network efficiency, marketing efforts, their website and their app.
As a Principle Data Scientist your responsibilities will include overseeing major projects to make sure they are going to plan, looking into data to find opportunities, writing code and working along side the data engineering team to formulate plans and ideas. You will be working alongside a team of data scientists, where you will need to help the junior members with writing code and mentoring them.

*Mathematics or statistics background- MSc/PhD in scientific field / computer science
*Background in machine learning
*Strong experience using Python (and relevant libraries)
*Experience using CI/CD pipelines, Docker or similar
*Cloud knowledge- preferably GCP (but exposure or knowledge of ASW or Azure is accepted)
*Strong communication skills with the ability to talk about technical issues to a non-technical audience.
*25 days holiday + bank holidays + your birthday
*Annual bonus
*Competitive pension scheme
*Health cover and wellbeing benefits
*Season ticket loan

If you are interested in this position please contact:

Iona Simpson at
Pick up the phone and call 07443577928