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Lead Data Scientist FinTech start-up

Lead Data Scientist FinTech start-up

Job Title: Lead Data Scientist FinTech start-up
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £80,000-£125,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: PS4019
Contact Name: PS
Contact Email: info@oakmontconsulting.co.uk
Job Published: December 09, 2016 19:44

Job Description

Our client, a leading FinTech company based in central London are looking to continue their rapid growth by building a brand-new Data Science team to maximise their product development. With a recent migration from SQL servers to Hadoop, they are seeking Senior Data Scientists to explore their data.

The Role:

-          This is a very senior practical role with hands-on exploratory elements.

-          You will be working with green field data and will be the first to perform this R&D analysis.

-          It will be your responsibility to discover patterns, test your hypotheses with statistics, gaining insight and presenting your recommendations across a number of areas throughout the business.

The ideal candidate will be:

-          Experienced user in Python, R or other programming languages.

-          Hadoop experience is crucial.

-          Skilled in machine learning and data modelling.

-          At PhD or MSc level in Mathematics, Statistics or Sciences.

 

What they can offer you:

-          Access to a number of leading training seminars focused on Big Data + Data Science to allow you to keep at the bleeding edge of data interrogation techniques.

-          The chance to work closely with the business and develop your functional knowledge.

-          Scope to build and scale and team of elite Data Scientists and naturally mature into a lead/head role.