Lead Data Scientist - Deep Learning - Tier 1 Banking - London

Job Title: Lead Data Scientist - Deep Learning - Tier 1 Banking - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH15672_1499792730
Contact Name: Sarah Spooner
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 11, 2017 18:05

Job Description

Lead Data Scientist required for Tier 1 Bank in London to work on projects within Fraud for the retail banking side of the business. The successful Lead Data Scientist will join a newly created niche team focused on creating new deep learning algorithms and products from scratch - the ambition being to individually patent these. This is a fantastic opportunity to be at the forefront of applying these techniques and will give the successful Data Scientist exposure across a large scale of systems as well as managing and growing out a team of experts.

Key Requirements;

  • Expertise in Deep Learning within one or more of the following areas; deep reinforcement learning, unsupervised learning, generative models, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Computer Vision, Recurrent neural networks, sequence learning, human-computer interaction etc.
  • Experience in managing a small team of Data Scientists.
  • Experience in designing neural network architectures, training, evaluating and refining the associated models.
  • Experience in working at a strategic level with a business to incorporate strategic goals and priorities to achieve the greatest effect and return on investment.
  • Educated to PhD level in a highly quantitative discipline.

Technical Skills Required;

  • Python focused Data Science skill set.
  • Extensive knowledge of Deep Learning libraries including Tensorflow and Keras.
  • Extensive knowledge of the Hadoop ecosystem.
  • Preferred knowledge of Java AND/OR Scala.

Please reach out to hear more about this opportunity or other roles within the Data Science Space.