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Principal Data Scientist

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    Full time permanent
Location: London
Reports to: Head of Data Science
Department: Strategic Office
Hours of work: 0900 - 1800 Monday - Friday 
About the role


This is a key role within the data science group.  The data science group is part of a larger analytics and data team that number over 70 people.  You will be required to supply leadership to the team with respect to cutting edge techniques and technologies.  This is an individual who understands the methodologies and not just uses them.  You will also need to be an effective communicator and networker, able to influence and explain complex topics to business stakeholders.  Ideally you will have experience delivering algorithms to optimize and drive customer behaviour in a real-time context.  Experience in some of the following areas required: Personalisation and recommendations, churn prediction and/or other customer behavior models, contextualisation, KYC and AML, payment/transaction fraud detection, novel customer segmentation.



What have you done?


  • Excellent commercial experience within a similiar role
  • Currently in a data scientist role in an online business to consumer context
  • Machine Learning expert with in-depth knowledge of the algorithms
  • Passion for solving the most complex problems
  • Strong skills in Python and R and preferably experience in Scala, Java, or C++
  • PhD or Masters in a numerate discipline
  • Experience working in a big data environment
  • Has commercial awareness
  • Strong Stakeholder Management


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