Principal Data Scientist - FS - London - £105,000 + Benefits

Principal Data Scientist - FS - London - £105,000 + Benefits

Job Title: Principal Data Scientist - FS - London - £105,000 + Benefits
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £95000.00 - £105000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension etc
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00077680_1541178031
Contact Name: Mason Nathaniel
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 02, 2018 17:00

Job Description

Principal Data Scientist - FS - London - £105,000 + Benefits (Incl car & bonus)

My client urgently requires a Principal Data Scientist to join their FS Technologies focused practice based in London.


A Principal Data Scientist would work with C-Level stakeholders in the FS Sector within London (Retail Banking, Capital Markets, Insurance etc) as the Advanced Analytics SME and would help them to understand how they can use advanced analytics such as Machine Learning, Predictive Analytics & Neural Nets to make truly data driven decisions that will increase operational efficiency's, help them to make better strategic decisions and give them the upper hand over their competitors. You would then solutionize your POC and see through the transformation by either delivering the finished article yourself or managing delivery teams who will take care of implementation under your watchful eye.

The Principal Data Scientist would also be involved in building the practice through identifying opportunities increase revenues, assist with RFIs/RFPs and help to recruit the data scientists needed for the continued expansion.


- Proven successful experience in a similar role delivering advanced analytical solutions with demonstrable ROI for the business
- Extensive Financial Services Sector exposure (Fintech, Retail Banking, Investment Banking, Insurance, Capital Markets etc)
- Exception skills in applying Machine Learning (Regression, Segmentation, Gradient Boost, Decision Trees, Random Forest, Naive Bayes, SVM, Neural Nets, NLP, Deep Learning etc)
- Strong programming skills in statistical languages including Python, R, SAS ec
- Solid experience with large data sets and Big Data Tech such as Hadoop, HFDS, Hive, Spark etc
- Ability to tell a story through utilisation of data visualisation tools i.e. Tableau, Shiny, Qlikview etc
- Skills in managing & leading teams of data scientists delivering analytical solutions
- Experience in a Consultancy environment preferred, but not an essential!!


Your will be employed as a Principal Data Science at one of the leading Management Consultancies globally. This particular role is within a niche Financial Technologies practice bridging the gap between strategic consulting and technology delivery.

Internally, they operate an open, support and inclusive environment. You will be encourage to develop your soft and hard skills, attend courses & conferences and have clear achievable routes to career progression in a company with huge buy in to continue to expand into the Data Science space.


- Up to £105,000
- Package includes bonus, car allowance, 25 days holidays (+BHs), private medical, health care,pension, holiday buy/sale, gym, vouchers/discounts and more...

Apply now and take the next big step in your career!!

Principal Data Scientist - FS - London - £105,000 + Benefits

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