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Head of Data Science - £100k-150k - FTSE 100 - Central London

  • Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 27/09/2016
  • Job reference: J355868A

Head of Data Science

My client are a FTSE 100 financial company seeking a Head of Data Science to lead their passionate and talented Analytics team who are using innovative methods of Data Science to understand consumer behaviour, ultimately determine overall business strategy.

The successful candidate will lead an existing team of 7 with scope to build and develop this further and will take on the challenge of determining best practice within Analytics whilst keeping a creative mind-set when selecting the approach.

For any Heads of, Director or Chief of Data Science's, this opportunity will provide you with the freedom to define the way an extremely well established organization utilizes Data Science to determine business strategy.

Key Requirements:

  • Past hands-on experience using Python/R (exposure to Spark, Hadoop, MapReduce massively beneficial).
  • Excellent knowledge and past application of Machine Learning and other statistical modelling techniques.
  • MsC or PhD in Maths, Statistics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Computer Science, Data Science etc.
  • Experience in defining practice strategy within Analytics a big plus.

Very keen to discuss further and explain finer requirements in more detail. Please apply now. Unfortunately, only candidate's with ability to work in the EU without sponsorship will be eligible for consideration.

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