Lead Data Scientist

Datatech Analytics
January 10, 2022
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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J11969 Lead Data Scientist - Birmingham - £Negotiable DoE

A leading financial services company has an exciting new opening for a Lead Data Scientist to join the Claims Analytics team. You will be building end-to-end data science solutions to solve some of the organisation's toughest challenges.

• Lead and deliver use cases; develop data science solutions to business problems.
• Contribute to the advanced analytics hopper, helping keep it updated and refreshed with new use cases.
• Identify opportunities or business problems where advanced analytics can be solved with data science; be a point of contact for data science projects and lead projects through to delivery, including meetings with stakeholders.
• Sell the vision of advanced analytics and data-based decision making to wider stakeholders. Stakeholder management and engagement with both technical and non-technical teams.

Skills and Experience
• Bachelor, MS/PhD(preferable) in computer science, mathematics, statistics, or operations research or related technical discipline.
• 3-5 years' experience in a statistical and/or data science role.
• Deep knowledge of software engineering, machine learning, statistics and/or optimization.
• Advanced experience with Python.
• Experience working with large data sets from multiple sources, simulation/ optimization and distributed computing tools (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Gurobi, Arena, etc.).
• Experience of delivering end to end data science solutions to achieve business benefit.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with strong desire to work in cross functional teams.

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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