Lead Data Scientist

  • 36362
  • Non-Life - Data Science
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  • Illinois, United States
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  • Dec 3, 2019
  • You will likely lead a project team of data scientists and will have accountability and ownership of one or more parts of the technical solution design and overall technical delivery. These will typically be end-to-end data science solutions, including deploying complex models that underpin decision-engines our clients will deploy.
  • You may also be working closely with our clients to scope new project opportunities and foster strategic, positive relationships.
  • You will also play a key role in driving overall team standards, positive morale and a positive, engaged culture.
  • You will likely have at least 7+ years of hands-on experience in a highly technical analytics environment, carrying out data analytics and building predictive models with large, complex datasets; retail industry experience will be highly regarded.
  • Experience in designing technical solutions and leading a technical project team.
  • Proficiency in at least one of Spark / Scala, R or Python.
  • Ideally you will have formal people management experience and have a passion for supporting and seeing your team succeed.
  • Your keen eye for detail and in depth understanding of the data will see you understand the inner workings of what our team is building and be able to quickly identify the downstream impacts of analytical roadblocks.
  • Proven track record in building positive, strong stakeholder relationships and the ability to pitch in and secure new project proposals will be highly regarded.
  • A degree in a quantitative discipline e.g. actuarial studies, mathematics / statistics, engineering, computer science etc.