Lead Data Scientist - Engineering - Tier 1 Banking - London

Job Title: Lead Data Scientist - Engineering - Tier 1 Banking - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £90000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Reference: BBBH14487_1491412591
Contact Name: Sarah Spooner
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 05, 2017 18:16

Job Description

Lead Data Scientist with expertise across analytics and machine learning required for ambitious expansion within the core Cyber Security team for a Tier 1 Bank. This role is part of a programme to improve the efficiency around accessing necessary information and analytics to protect the organisation from both internal and external threats.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading a team of highly skilled Data Scientists and Engineers to productionise machine learning models within a Big Data Environment.
  • Leveraging different data sources and providing an assessment of quality control to Spark code and R and python scripts.
  • Resolve problems with real-time processes.
  • Develop and maintain the existing technology stack in line with requirement and skill sets within the team.
  • Achieve better processes around operational efficiency's and key financial risk indicators.

Key Requirements

  • Expert knowledge of Analytical tools and techniques including R, SAS and Python.
  • Experience in leading teams of Data Experts.
  • PhD in Machine Learning/Data Science/AI or an associated field.
  • Expert in the Hadoop ecosystem.
  • Technical Strengths: Python, Java, SAS, R, Spark, YARN, Hadoop.

The successful Lead Data Scientist will be an imperative part of this team in providing expertise and business acumen within the department. This is a fantastic time join whilst the investment within this field is ever increasing. If you would like to discuss this opportunity or any other please get in touch.

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