Lead Data Scientist

Datatech Analytics
October 31, 2021
London, United Kingdom
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Lead Data Scientist - London or Berkshire - £Negotiable DoE - J11856

An exciting entertainment business has a new opening for a lead data scientist. You will be responsible for leading a team of data scientists, and working with stakeholders to identify issues and use data to propose solutions for effective decision making and improve personalisation and prediction capability.

• Work with existing and new technologies to shape the development of analytical insight delivery
• Use statistical data approaches to uncover patterns in data from which predictive models can be developed
• Identify valuable data sources and automate collection processes
• Apply statistical techniques on large datasets to:
omeasure results and show key trends,
oidentify causal impact and attribution,
oanalyse experiments
• Model and predict future performance of prospects, customers, products or services
• Translate customer, transactional and behavioural data into key insights and business deliverables
• Present findings to key stakeholders, and inputs to negotiations on strategies to drive performance across the business
• Collaborate with team members and stakeholders to build data products that enable others to work with reporting effectively and inform decision-making that solve business problems with data

Skills and Experience
• BS/BA in quantitative field (mathematics, statistics, data science modelling (or similar)
• Knowledge of SQL and/or one of the following; Python, R, SAS, Data visualisation software
• Experience of working on big data problems, whether in industry or academia
• Experience working with multiple solutions, suppliers and data science disciplines
• Experienced with the creation of analytical models and comfortable working with imperfect data
• Experience with various statistical modelling techniques including linear and logistic regression, clustering, segmentation, decision trees, neural networks
• Takes ownership for communicating change initiatives clearly, ensuring smooth implementation
• Experience of working closely with variety of stakeholders, and ability to communicate information clearly and concisely
• Passion for problem solving with a strong attention to detail
• Experience of communicating at all levels; providing clarity and insight to complex discussions and debates in order to achieve resolution and understanding

If this sounds like the role for you then please apply today!
Alternatively, you can refer a friend or colleague by taking part in our fantastic referral schemes! If you have a friend or colleague who would be interested in this role, please refer them to us. For each relevant candidate that you introduce to us (there is no limit) and we place, you will be entitled to our general gift/voucher scheme.
Datatech is one of the UK's leading recruitment agencies in the field of analytics and host of the critically acclaimed event, Women in Data. For more information, visit our website: www.datatech.org.uk

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