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Senior Data Scientist

Job Description

Senior Data Scientist


£70,000 - £80,000 + benefits

Based in Hertfordshire

Xcede are excited to be partnering with a major Insurance Organisation who are looking to hire a Senior Data Scientist.

This is a new team, so a great opportunity for growth. It is an end to end role, so you will work across all elements of the Data Science lifecycle: R&D, scoping, ML model building, feature selection, deployment and monitoring. There is also a lot of stakeholder management and business sense required for this position. The model building/algorithm experience is essential, however deployment can be picked up on the job.

Key skills/experience required:

  • A degree in a Mathematical subject, ideally a Master's or PhD.
  • 3+ years industry experience
  • Understanding of machine learning techniques including linear models and tree-based methods / clustering / unsupervised ML techniques
  • ML model deployment and scalability experience is desired
  • Experience developing cloud-based ML solutions
  • Excellent grasp of Python, machine learning core libraries
  • Ability to convey technical concepts to a non-technical audience

For more information, please send an up-to-date CV to

Data Scientist, Data Science, Machine Learning, Python, Computer Science, Statistics, Data pipelines, SQL, Regression, Clustering, XGBoost, Random Forest, Decision Trees, Predictive modelling, Insurance, ML Ops, NLP, Deep Learning, Neural Networks, Deployment, Containerisation