Lead Data Scientist/Head of Data Science

  • Job Reference: 0000005166
  • Date Posted: 23 November 2018
  • Recruiter: careerwise
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £100,000 to £125,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: bonus, benefits, negotiable
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Lead Data Scientist/Head of Data Science

My client is a global technology consulting organisation with a large portfolio of data analytics programmes and well established Advanced Analytics group. They are now looking for an experienced Data Scientist to join and lead their team of Data Science Consultants creating and delivering set of innovative data solutions in response to some of the biggest and most complex business challenges faced by UK companies.

You will be responsible for:

  • leading a team of client facing data science consultants
  • translating business problems into innovative analytics solutions
  • defining and developing solutions based on data science methods, tools and algorithms
  • building explanatory and predictive models that will improve decision making process
  • directing the data science innovation across the organisation

Required experience and skills:

  • excellent client facing and consulting skills
  • experience in leading and managing data science teams
  • hands-on software engineering experience
  • breadth of experience with various tools and platforms will be beneficial (fe.: R, Spark, Hadoop, Python, Java, Kafka)