Lead Data Scientist - Financial Services - London

Job Title: Lead Data Scientist - Financial Services - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £80000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH15705_1505322996
Contact Name: Carl Ashdown
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Job Published: September 13, 2017 18:16

Job Description

Twenty financial services are currently working with a leading bank in London who are looking for a Lead Data Scientist. In this position you'll be working with deep statistical analysis and unsupervised machine learning methods. You'll be working day-to-day with internal and external stakeholders.

Role Responsibilities;

  • Apply statistical and advanced analytical techniques to optimise and improve business performance for specific and complex business problems.
  • Manage a small team of Data Scientists - includes team/people management responsibilities
  • Responsible for defining and delivering a Data Science Roadmap
  • Leverage existing and new analytical techniques to provide new insights into business performance issues and recommend changes to improve profitability.

The Data Scientist will have experience;

  • Working on extremely large datasets
  • Strong experience in Python and Machine Learning libraries
  • Experience with Data Visualisation, ideally Tableau
  • Ability to present highly technical information to a non-technical audience
  • MSc/ PhD in Statistics, Machine learning or similar

If you're a data scientist with excellent technical skills and a desire to help define and deliver data science roadmap then please send your CV ASAP!