Head of Data Science

Job type: Permanent
Salary: 80000 to 90000
Contact name: Eddie Woodley

Contact email: eddie@ds-group.co.uk
Job ref: 32464
Published: 8 days ago
Startdate: 02/08/2022

Head of Data Science

DS Group have partnered up with an exciting data science consultancy that build innovative AI solutions across multi sector clients utilising the latest reinforcement learning, optimisation and simulation methods. Due to a recent merger they are actively looking to grow out their R&D team where you'll be focused on client projects and also developing internal IP. 

The role

The Data Science Lead, reporting into the Chief Technology Officer, will grow and lead a technical capability area in the AI & Data Science space, focused on the application of Data Science to the wide range of applications the company is involved in. The broad work of the team involves data engineering, data science (machine learning, reinforcement, AI, etc.) and data visualisation.

Further details of the role are as follows:

  • Lead and build a team, enabling and supporting members of the team
  • Work on complex problems
  • Come up with suitable business solutions
  • Write technical proposals, particularly the solution development and leading the technical component
  • Ensure the technical quality of the data science output of the team
  • Identify product offerings
  • Work in a dynamic fast paced environment
  • Work closely with stakeholders
  • Shape data science and analytical agendas within the company

Your skills and experience

  • Have a masters or PhD in a numeric discipline
  • Understand advanced analytics and Data Science to problem solve
  • Experience with Data Visualisation
  • Experience leading a team
  • Have a passion for solving complex problems