Senior Data Scientist - Leeds

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Data

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Matt Jones

  • Contact email:

    matthew.jones@xcede.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HQ00031326_1601563008

Xcede's Data Science recruitment team are working with one of the UK's favourite entertainment brands who already have an industry leading Data Science tea. They are looking to add a Senior Data Scientist / Lead Data Scientist to the team based in Leeds, working under an incredibly talented and inspirational Head of Data Science. The team is currently made up of 7 Data Scientists, with close links to some of the UK's top universities for their MSc and PhD machine learning programmes.

The Senior Data Scientist will work on a broad range of projects - from recommendation engine and personalisation work, through to some incredibly cutting edge deep learning projects on content recommendation. This is a unique opportunity to join a genuinely "award winning team" working on "award winning projects".

Requirements:
-MSc or PhD in Statistics, Machine Learning, Computer Science, or similar field
-Strong statistics background
-Strong programming skills (ideally Python)
-Experience making predictions around customer behaviour
-Experience leading or mentoring junior data scientists is a big advantage

If you are interested in this or other Data Scientist opportunities please contact Matthew Jones on trmatthew.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/