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Head of Data Science - Financial Services - London

Job Title: Head of Data Science - Financial Services - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry: financial services
Salary: £140000 - £180000 per annum
REF: BBBH18087_1522343106
Contact Name: Carl Ashdown
Job Published: 25 days ago

Job Description

Twenty are exclusively partnered with a leading financial services client who require a Global Head of Data Science to build out a new function as part of an innovative team.

This is a technical role where you'll be solely responsible for setting up the function and implementing the strategy.

Your management responsibilities will be to identify suitable hires to build a team.

Responsibilities:

  • Design hypothesis tests, oversee test execution, and evaluate results
  • Utilise machine learning and large-scale data mining techniques
  • Identify and implement Identify appropriate solutions such as algorithms and libraries
  • Define a Data Science road-map

Key Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of Statistics and statistical tools such as R / SAS
  • Excellent Python programming and strong knowledge of Numpy, Pandas, and/or Scikit Expertise in writing quality
  • Commercial experience of AI projects and technical knowledge of Machine learning and deep learning techniques.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a data rich organisation and lead a truly innovative team.