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*Data Science Manager - FS - London - £80K+*

Job Title: *Data Science Manager - FS - London - £80K+*
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
REF: 0484_1488478079
Contact Name: Peter Tam
Contact Email: peter.tam@parallelconsulting.com
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

*Data Science Manager - FS - London - £80K+*

A new role has opened for a data science manager, to provide technical expertise and management direction. We are looking for an experienced professional (5 yrs+) with specific data mining/ modelling across financial services (credit cards).

You will be required to have hands on experience with either/ or; SAS, SQL, NoSQL, Python, Hadoop, Spark, Java, Hive..

This this role will blend together multi-functional financial analytics and traditional data science.

This is a leadership position to head up the data science team within a global leading data organisation, with strong financial backing, this role will aid in shaping the direction for the entire company - a strong data direction.

Strong data science experience is required, experience with Deep Learning technologies is very desirable but not essential.

Responsibilities:
- To lead and develop the data science/ analytics within the organisation
- to lead and manage a team of experienced data scientists
- To establish strong relationships across the business and contacts
- Budget setting
- Analytics: FS, credit risk, machine learning, data modelling
- Excellent problem solving skills - creative/dynamic in approach

Requirements:
- Previous financial services data science experience
- Good understanding of statistics and machine learning
- SAS, SQL, NoSQL, Python, Hadoop, Spark, Java, Hive
- Strong commercial experience (5 years+)
- Business/ Statistical education (required)
- Excellent time management and leadership skills - meeting project deadlines
- Excellent communication skills - mathematical ability

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.