Principal Data Scientist - Gaming

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Data

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £85000.00 - £115000.00 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Niall Wharton

  • Contact email:

    niall.wharton@xcede.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HQ00078965_1545130740

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-16

  • Startdate:

    asap

  • Consultant:

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Principal Data Scientist - Gaming

Xcede's Data Science team are working with one of the most popular gaming companies around, who are looking to add another Principal Data Scientist to their team of 10 data scientists within a wider analytics unit of 60+ people. You will be required to supply leadership to the team with respect to cutting edge techniques and technologies. This role is for an individual who understands the methodologies and not just uses them. You also need to be an effective communicator and networker, able to influence and explain complex topics to business stakeholders.

Ideally, you will have experience delivering algorithms to optimize and drive customer behaviour in a real-time context. Experience in some of the following areas is required: Personalization and recommendations, churn prediction and/or other customer behaviour models, contextualization, KYC and AML, payment/transaction fraud detection, novel customer segmentations.

Requirements:

- MSc or PhD in Statistics, Machine Learning, Computer Science, or similar field
- Ideally 5 years of commercial experience.
- Python and R skills (their Scientist prototype - ML engineers implement).
- If you can do both, they like Scala, Java, or C++

If you are interested in this or other Data Scientist opportunities please contact Niall Wharton on niall.wharton@xcede.co.uk or +44(0)203 301 9908. 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/