Lead Data Scientist

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Lead Data Scientist

Up to £95,000 + bonus + benefits


Our Client

We’re helping a global ecommerce marketplace build out their Data & Analytics teams.

With over 20,000 employees in 41 locations around the world, our client traverses a number of consumer industries. They are passionate about transforming the ecommerce sector by investing in and deploying next-generation technology and automation.

Sustainability is at the core of their business; they aim to leave a positive impact on all stakeholders including employees, customers and partners, helping to build sustainable local communities on a global scale.

The role

Data Scientists are hands-on with building models that allow our client to hyper-personalise their customer experience.

In addition this, at a leadership level, Data Scientists work as internal consultants within the business, advising executive teams on all things concerning predictive analytics and machine learning.

What a Lead Data Scientist role will involve
  • A hybrid role which is both hands-on with building models and involves consulting throughout the wider business, serving as the Data Science SME for the core customer-facing platform.
  • Collaborating with Customer Experience, Product, Design and Engineering teams to demonstrate use cases for hyper-personalisation, intelligent site navigation and behavioural segmentation.
  • Working with Optimisation teams on projects that can draw from advances in Big Data & Machine Learning.
  • Designing frameworks that lead to the optimisation of precision marketing.
  • Providing technical leadership to the wider team, but in-house and agency-side.
Some of the things that we are looking for
  • Experience working as a Data Scientist or Senior Data Scientist in a commercial environment.
  • A background leading Data Science teams in an eCommerce or conversion rate optimisation-focused environment is a plus.
  • Hands-on experience with Machine & Deep Learning, AI and Neural Networks tools including Python, Spark, Tensor Flow.
  • Competencies across core programming language including Python, Java, C/C++, R.
  • That you can work in a cross-functional environment, managing stakeholders across multiple stakeholders and translating research into practical solutions for predictive analytics.
  • Experience in solution design, architecting and outlining data analytics pipelines and flows.
  • Advanced Mathematics skills including experience with Bayesian statistics, linear algebra and MVT calculus, advanced data modelling and algorithm design experience.
  • Design and deployment experience using Tensor Flow, Spark ML, CNTK, Torch or Caffe.
The perks
  • A flexible environment, that allows 1-2 days of remote working per week.
  • 28 days holiday + a competitive pension scheme.
  • Private healthcare, dental and travel insurance for you and your immediate family.
  • Employee discounts to be used in-store and online.
  • Free breakfast, season ticket loan, cycle to work schemes and various partner discounts.

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