Lead Data Scientist

  • 37688
  • Non-Life - Data Science
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  • California, United States
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  • Jul 7, 2020
  • You will be leading project teams of data scientists and be accountable for significant parts of the solution design, approach and overall quality standards of the team’s work.
  • You will be busy hands on in the code yourself or providing close technical guidance for your team to deliver high quality solutions and diagnosing technical and commercial problems escalated to you.
  • You will also be working closely with our clients, fostering strategic, positive relationships and scoping new project opportunities to drive growth.
  • You will also have opportunity to partner closely with our VPs in building positive team engagement, resourcing, finances and overall business strategy.
  • 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.
  • Strong capability 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.