Senior Data Scientist

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Data

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £60000.00 per annum + Amazing additional benefits

  • Contact:

    James Dance

  • Contact email:

    james.dance@xcede.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HQ00029773_1580374838

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-29

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Are you a research-focused Data Scientist with an interest in state-of-the-art literature and experience prototyping models in Tensorflow?
The Company
This thriving FinTech startup is looking for a Senior Data Scientist to join its stellar research engineering team, comprised of research-focused Data Scientists as well as Machine Learning Engineers that handle infrastructure and model productionisation.
Historically, the company has had a host of successful projects with major banks and financial institutions, working on areas such as fraud detection and anomaly detection, information retrieval, text mining etc.
They have now just had a new research grant approved focused on a blockchain lending platform, which you'll have the opportunity to take part in.
The Senior Data Scientist Role
Coming in as a Senior Data Scientist, you will have a stellar opportunity to develop your soft skills and technical skills in a hands-on, fast-paced environment.
Key Responsibilities:
Staying up-to-date with the latest literature in the field
Helping to develop and maintain the company's ML and NLP offerings
Implementing and training state-of-the-art deep neural architectures and delivering performance improvemnts
The Successful Senior Data Scientist
If you are a Data Scientist interested in career progression and eventually mentoring a team, this could be a fantastic next step for you in your career within a fast-growing tech startup.
Desired Skills and Background of the Senior Data Scientist:
Solid Python & Tensorflow experience
PhD/MSc in STEM background
Ideally experience working in a startup environment
If successful, you will be offered a highly competitive salary paying between £60,000 and £90,000 based on experience.