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Senior Data Scientist

Job Title: Senior Data Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 2018_1531293397
Contact Name: Munveer Jabbal
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 days ago

Job Description

*Senior Data Scientist* - FS - London - up to £70,000+

Key Words: Python, R, Data Science, Machine Learning, KYC, Real-time, NLP, ML, Customer Segmentation

An exciting new role has opened for a Senior Data Scientist, sitting within the analytics function; this senior position role will blend together multi-functional real-time analytics and customer classification within data science.

The ideal candidate will be required to demonstrate excellent practical and theoretical experience of data science within a commercial setting (Online, E-commerce or FS).
As a predominately online focused business, the data collection is large and constant. The data gathered is used to build a more efficient customer experience for the business.
It is an exciting time for this position and the growth of the data science/ analytics team.

- To lead and develop Data Science within the organisation
- To monitor and mentor jr members of the team (data scientists) - upskilling the team
- To establish strong relationships across the business and contacts
- Drive the Data Science agenda within the organisation - stakeholder engagement
- To support the advanced analytics initiatives using the most cutting edge techniques available
- Build machine learning frameworks to drive customer personalization and recommendation engines

- Previous commercial data science experience is essential
- Excellent exposure of statistics and Machine Learning
- Excellent Programming with Python or R
- Experience of a big data environment is desirable
- Proven data science track record: analysis of both small and large databases
- Excellent communication skills - strong stakeholder engagement experience
- A tech leader for the latest trends and technologies on the market (data science)
- Experience working in a dynamic and flexible environment

- Experience with customer behaviour algorithms
- Experience designing and operating A/B tests
- Experience with D3 or another visualisation tool

- MSc or PhD: Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, Maths or other quantitative studies

Parallel Consulting is a multi-awarding winning, global leader in Analytics & Data Science recruitment. With over 12 years expertise, we assist our clients within Analytics, Customer & Marketing Insight, Web Analytics, Big Data, Data Science, Credit Risk and BI.