Senior Data ScientistSalary: Up to £60 base + benefits + bonus
We at Plexus are working with a world renowned fintech who are looking for a senior 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. The team is expected to grow throughout the next year. The client is looking to add a new dimension to the team so is hoping for someone who comes from a risk management background.
Developing predictive models for the improvement of business metrics
Taking part in large scale programs, completing complex analysis and presenting results clearly
Applying advanced statistical models and machine learning algorithms to solve real world problems
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 working in a role focused on risk management (credit or fraud)
Good to have
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
Up to £60 base + benefits + bonus