Lead Data ScientistSalary: Up to £110k total compensation
We at Plexus are working with a world renowned fintech who are looking for a lead data scientist to join them at their central London office. The role itself will be a part of a fairly new team focused on statistical analysis. Once in the role there is an expectation to grow out the team throughout the next year.
Leading end to end analytical solutions, from formulating ideas, design modelling and deployment.
Lead development of predictive models for the improvement of business metrics
Taking part in large scale programs, completing complex analysis and presenting results clearly
Providing a great example for a growing data science team, offering a point of contact to discuss new ideas and challenges faced.
Working closely with the product and commercial teams.
Hiring and mentoring talented data scientists
MSc or PhD in one of the following disciplines: Maths, Physics, Statistics, Actuarial Science or Computer Science
Strong development experience, ideally with Python but R or Scala will also be considered
Experience with big data tools, ideally Hive and Spark.
Experience managing a small team of data scientists
Good to have
Stakeholder management experience
Experience interpreting complex business requirements
Experience with A/B testing procedures
Commercial experience with statistical analysis or data mining
Experience working in an agile environment will be viewed favourably
Total compensation £110,000. This includes base, flexible benefits package and performance bonus