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Lead Data Scientists - SAS / R / Python - Leading Global Retail

Job Title: Lead Data Scientists - SAS / R / Python - Leading Global Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West England,
Industry:
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + PENSION, CAR
Start Date: ASAP
REF: DATA-SCI/SNR/GR
Contact Name: Jude Garvey
Contact Email: Jude.Garvey@parallelconsulting.com
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Lead Data Scientists - SAS / R / Python - Leading Global Retailer

Company Profile
A Lead Data Scientist is required by a leading global retailer who provide world renowned brands/products and who continue to grow year on year.

We are looking for a Lead Data Scientist who can work at pace, are enthusiastic and are commercial and customer focused. You must also be able to work in an agile environment, lead a team of data scientists and have experience in digital environment.

Part of the role will be to predict everything from what products and services people are most likely to buy. You will combine best-practice models from theoretical psychology with state-of-the-art big data analytics to identify hidden behavioral patterns and enable us to provide advertising that resonates with the personality of each recipient.

Responsibilities
As a Lead Data Scientist you will be developing models and algorithms to meet requirements; propensity, attrition/churn modelling, etc.
Regularly monitor performance models/optimisation routines and redevelop as appropriate to maximise their performance.
Develop optimisation routines to identify the most appropriate action within a test programme using non - linear programming techniques
Provide advice and support in wider programme test strategy and analysis interpretation.
Demonstrate work to the programme and stakeholders

Requirements
You should have ideally 3 years' experience within digital retail of FS space previously
You should be qualified at Post Graduate level (MSc of Phd) within Mathematics, Statistics, Operational research or a similar field
Minimum of 3 years' experience of open source tools such as SAS and/or R or Python

The Opportunity
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company that sets the bar in employee personal development and offers continued career progression.
Coupled with their benefits package of pension and company car and the opportunity to work for a pioneering company, makes this one of the sought after companies in the UK today.
Send your CV now for further information on this fantastic organisation.



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