Lead Data Scientist

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Lead Data Scientist

Central London, London
£85,000 – £100,000 + 8% bonus + benefits

This is a rare opportunity for a Lead Data Scientist to join a global customer experience (CX) team and deliver hyper-personalised brand experiences that respond to rapidly evolving customer needs.

You’ll get to leverage the latest advances in machine and deep learning, predicting the best actions for customers and designing a next-gen data platform for CX.

The role of a Lead Data Scientist:
  • Champion Machine and Deep Learning, serving as the SME and ensuring that the appropriate environments and tools are made accessible to the Data & Analytics teams.
  • Drive research and prototyping activities that leverage advancements in Machine Learning.
  • Work with Product, Brand Experience and User Experience teams; demonstrate use cases for hyper-personalisation, behavioural segmentation and intelligent site navigation.
  • Craft and maintain business data architecture for CX data, maintain the advanced analytics backlog.
  • Collaborate with Analytics and Conversion Rate Optimisation teams, executing acceleration projects that benefit from Big Data and Machine Learning models.
  • Design frameworks to optimise precision marketing and lead management.
  • Stay in tune with the current data landscape and target state, building tactical solutions that bridge any gaps.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to the wider team.
What experience do I need to demonstrate?
  • Considerable experience with AI, Machine and Deep learning tools (Python, Tensor Flow, Spark etc.).
  • Advanced Maths skills, such as Bayesian statistics, multivariable calculus and linear algebra.
  • You can translate research into practical business applications of predicative analytics.
  • Solution design experience, architecting and explaining data analytics pipelines and flows.
  • Experience using neural networks, especially Machine and Deep Learning.
  • Advanced skills in Data Modelling and Algorithm Design.
  • Experience with various programming languages, e.g. Python, Java, C/C++, R.
  • Design and deployment experience using Tensor Flow, Spark ML, CNTK, Torch or Caffe.
  • A consultative style when it comes to project management and stakeholder management.
  • A deep-rooted passion for AI, Machine & Deep Learning.
Some of the benefits
  • The chance to develop with a global, multicultural team working on a fascinating customer experience transformation programme.
  • A flexible working environment and the ability to work from home / flexible hours.
  • Private healthcare and private dental insurance.
  • Competitive pension, 26 days holiday (excluding bank holidays).
  • Car lease scheme, season ticket loan and cycle to work schemes.

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