Lead Data Scientist | Digital Agency | London | £75-85k
RedCat Digital are working with one of the UK’s leading digital agencies who have a long track record of delivering best-in-class digital experiences to the worlds’ biggest brands to find a Lead Data Scientist to join the team in London.
My client is a global giant in the digital agency world with over 10,000 people across the world, the UK team is 300 people strong and is a diverse mix of Data Analysts, Strategists, User Experience experts, creatives and Business Consultants. Their track record of blue-chip clients includes brands such as Microsoft, Coca Cola, News UK, BT, Samsung and many many more. Data Science plays an integral role in the delivery of solutions for these clients and their innovative work in this space is highly celebrated.
Reporting to the Analytics Director the Lead Data Scientist is a crucial hire for my client. This is a hands-on role where you will be working on innovative Machine Learning and Deep Learning projects with the biggest brands in the world. You will play a lead role in managing and delivering these projects as well as being the subject matter expert for all things Data Science across the business.
You will also play a part in leasing the Data Science team, with 2 direct reports initially. You will be expected to sustain a learning culture within this team, inspiring and championing Data Science to the wider analytics team across the business.
Additionally, this is also a client-facing role, you will present to clients and define project strategy as well as developing and pitching new ideas. It is expected you will represent the UK for my client and engage in the global Data Science network.
The right person for this will be an experienced hands-on Data Scientist. You will have a strong technical skillset with advanced understanding of Machine Learning and Deep Learning techniques with demonstrable experience of deploying recommendation algorithms, clustering, forecasting and other predictive models. Experience of NLP projects and language models is essential as much of my clients’ work is content based.
In terms of tech stack, you will be expected to be comfortable with Python, Spark, Hadoop, Pig, Mongo and Cassandra as well as being able to use cloud services such as AWS, Azure or Google Cloud.
This is a superb and exciting role and would be an excellent fit for a Senior Data Scientist ready to take their first step in to more of a leadership role. To find out more please contact Andy Driver on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0207 265 7800.