Senior Data Scientist

Job Title: Senior Data Scientist
Location: London
Salary: £480 - £500 per day
Reference: 15627896
Job Published: January 30, 2018 00:00

Job Description

A Central London based Global Fintech brand is looking for an interim Senior Data Scientist to join their Marketing team.

You will partner closely with the credit underwriting team. You will be comfortable exploring data to visualise and explain hypotheses and models.

Required skills and experience

Required Qualifications:

  • MS degree / PhD degree in a quantitative discipline (eg. stats, cs, physics) or equivelant.
  • 3+ years of relevant working experience
  • Applied experience with machine learning, deep learning solving problems at scale
  • Ability to communicate business outcomes and recommendations from analysis verbally and written, ability to present results coh
  • Ability to develop confidently in Python
  • Confident extracting and manipulating data from our various SQL and NoSQL data stores and storage frameworks.

Preferred experience can include:

  • Comfortable with big data stores (Google BigQuery, Amazon Datastores) and tools (including dynamoDB, elasticsearch, S3, SQS, Kinesis) or Spark / Storm / Hadoop / Kafka or Neo4.
  • Expert technical and analytical skills who can really mine into the data and pull insightful customer behavioural patterns
  • Practical experience with Recommender systems, LearningToRank
  • NLP - Ontology learning & semantic classification, automation / conversational AI
  • Experience in retail sector
  • Experience working in agile teams, with code reviews and source control