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Chief Data Scientist (Advanced Analytics, Python, R, Java)

Job Reference: 0000005166
Date Posted: 10 January 2018
Recruiter: careerwise
Location: London
Salary: £80,000 to £105,000
Bonus/Benefits: bonus, benefits, negotiable
Sector: I.T. & Communications
Job Type: Permanent
Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Chief Data Scientist (Advanced Analytics, Python, R, Java)

Global technology consulting organisation specialising in Advanced Analytics and Data Science solutions is looking for a Senior Data Scientist to join and lead a team of some of the most talented Data Scientists creating and delivering innovative data solutions in response to some of the biggest and most complex contemporary business challenges.

You will be responsible for:

  • leading a team of client facing data science consultants
  • translating business problems into analytics use cases and requirements
  • defining and developing solutions based on data science methods, tools and algorithms in response to some of the most challenging business problems faced by company's clients
  • building explanatory and predictive models
  • identifying business hypotheses and metrics

Required experience and skills:

  • creative approach and passion for solving complex problems using scientific methods
  • strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • experience in leading and managing data science teams
  • excellent communication and client facing skills
  • experience of various tools and platforms will be beneficial (fe.: R, MATLAB, Spark, SQL, NoSQL, Hadoop)
  • software engineering experience will be an advantage (fe.: Python, Java, C++)

Excellent opportunity to join a well-established and growing organisation and to work on some of the most exciting data science programmes in the UK.

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