Senior Data Scientist

Salary: Up to £60 base + benefits + bonus
Job ID: 499 London

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.

 

The role

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

 

Requirements

Must have’s

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

 

Package

Up to £60 base + benefits + bonus

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