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Head of Data Science

Head of Data Science

Job Title: Head of Data Science
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + bonus, pension, health
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00103769_1565802940
Contact Name: Mason Nathaniel
Contact Email: m.nathaniel@lawrenceharvey.com
Job Published: August 14, 2019 18:15

Job Description

Head of Data Science

I am working with a leading Financial Technology company to find an experienced Head of Data Science to join their London based HQ.

ROLE

This will see the Head of Data Science leading a rapidly growing a team Data Scientists working together to develop data driven solutions to real world problems within a Financial Services environment.

As the Head of Data Science you will take a hands on approach taking part in research and building algorithms utilising a range of Machine Learning & Big Data tools & techniques. You will also work closely with CxO level to set the data science strategy, road map for the next five years and play a key role ensuring data is at the core of all levels of decision making within the business.

REQUIREMENTS

- Previous successful experience in a similar role leading a crack team of Data Scientists

- Strong understanding of statistics and experience taking ML models to production at scale

- Solid use & understand of ML algorithms such as Logistic Regression, Linear Models, Tree Models, SVMs, Gradient Boost, Neural Nets, NLP, CNN, RNNs etc

- Exceptional skills with a range of Data Science tools & frame works such as Python, R, Tensorflow, Theano etc

- Experience with Big Data Tech such as Hadoop, Spark, Hbase, Hive, MapR, HDFS etc

- Financial Services experienced preferred, but not essential

OFFER

- Salary up to £105,000

- Bonus

- 28 days holidays

- Holiday buy/sale

- Pension

- Health

- Dental

- Vouchers

- Discounts

- And more

COMPANY

Your new employer is a major player in the FS Tech market and has grown exponentially over the last 8 years. You can expect a star-up environment with break out rooms, free drinks, free fruit & cereal and regular team building, hackathons etc.

These operate a environment that encourages research, experimentation and is very supportive. You will be a very visible role and perfectly placed to make a big impact!

If this sounds interesting apply now!

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