A leading multinational retailer is seeking a Lead Data Scientist to join their office in Central London.

Your role will be to help shape and expand a highly analytical team of Data Scientists that are focused on delivering a better understanding and insight of the business based on data. The core work involves integrating and analysing the business and external data sources, building models that learn from these data, and providing tools that allow the business to make decisions from these models.

This is a key role within the business and you will be responsible for:
– Managing a team of Data Scientists
– Setting the strategy and direction the team should take
– Translate ambiguous business challenges into data science problems and applications
– Communicate complex solutions in a clear, understandable way to non-experts
– Promote Data Science across the business


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To be considered for this Lead Data Scientist role you will need to have:
– A Masters or PhD in a relevant discipline such as Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or Engineering
– Strong experience with Python and R
– A strong understanding of a number of the tools across the Hadoop ecosystem such as Spark, Hive, Impala & Pig
– An expertise in at least one specific data science area such as text mining, recommender systems, pattern recognition or regression models
– Previous experience in leading a team, ideally of Data Scientists

Educational level:

Master Degree

How to apply:

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