Senior Data Scientist


Senior Data Scientist


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About Kindred

Kindred Group is a digital entertainment pioneer bringing together nine successful online gambling brands, forming one of the largest online gambling groups in the world. Our purpose is to transform gambling by being a trusted source of entertainment that contributes positively to society. Our goal is that 0% revenue is derived from harmful gambling.

Our global team of more than 2000 people represents 60+ nationalities. When you join Kindred, you'll be part of a collaborative, diverse and inclusive team that has your best interest at heart. We are a trusting company that knows the value of a healthy work-life balance. We offer a wide range of benefits, along with an award-winning all-employee share program, which is a great opportunity to share in the company's success.


The role

Are you ready to take your skills to the next level and join our dynamic team? We are seeking talented individuals like you to be part of our established data science team. As a Senior Data Scientist, you will be at the forefront of cutting-edge projects that span various areas of our business.

Unlike other roles, this position is predominantly hands-on, allowing you to dive deep into the exciting world of data science. But it doesn't stop there! You will also have the opportunity to collaborate with business stakeholders, expanding your influence and taking on more responsibilities as your expertise grows.

Joining our Data Science Risk team means becoming part of a larger data and analytics group comprising around 100 brilliant minds. Within this structure, we have dedicated functions for Data Analytics, BI, and Data Engineering. Moreover, our team of DevOps, Data Engineering, and Developers are always on hand to support your data science initiatives. With such a robust framework in place, you can focus on what you love most: tackling the toughest challenges and unraveling complex problems.

As an online high transaction business, we amass a staggering amount of data daily. Think customer betting and gameplay activity, their interests and motivations, and so much more. To enable our Data Scientists to provide groundbreaking solutions, we have made substantial investments in state-of-the-art data technologies and cutting-edge analytical tools. You'll have access to the latest techniques and technologies, empowering you to deliver innovative solutions that push the boundaries of what's possible.

Picture yourself working on thrilling projects in a range of exciting domains, including personalization and recommendations, customer propensity models, cybersecurity, risk management, anti-money laundering (AML), entity resolution, payment/transaction fraud detection, and problem gambler detection. With such diverse projects on offer, every day will bring fresh challenges and opportunities to showcase your expertise.

Don't miss out on this incredible chance to join our team of forward-thinking Data Scientists. Apply now and let your data science skills shine brighter than ever before!

What you will do

  • Take ownership of projects by setting objectives with stakeholders, coming up with solutions, and working with engineers and other data scientists to productionize. Take responsibility for delivery.
  • Perform hands-on data analyses and modelling with very large data sets.
  • Analyze a wide range of data sources to identify new business value.
  • Use statistics and machine learning to develop data science products and solutions that will improve our customers experience or optimize the way our business is run.
  • Drive measurement initiatives to establish KPI's and ensure data science processes and algorithms are measured.
  • Coach Junior Data Scientist and Data Scientist.

Your experience

  • First degree in STEM subject.
  • 3-4 years commercial experience in a data science role.
  • Knowledge of machine learning algorithms and general statistical methodologies and theory.
  • Strong programming skills in Python and comfortable using Python data science libraries XGBoost, Tensorflow, Pytorch etc
  • Experience querying databases with SQL.
  • Proven experience building machine learning models used to optimize business process or customer experience.
  • Experience with models running in production


Desired Qualifications

  • Masters degree or PhD in STEM subject
  • Understanding of object-oriented design.
  • Experience using Apache Spark for processing large datasets.
  • Experience delivering models to production.
  • Knowledge and experience in cloud computing, ideally AWS.
  • Experience mentoring data scientists.

Please note that you need to have eligibility to work in the UK in order to be considered for this position as we can not offer any VISA Sponsorship at this time.


Our Way Of Working

Our world is hybrid.

A career is not a sprint. It’s a marathon. One of the perks of joining us is that we value you as a person first. Our hybrid world allows you to focus on your goals and responsibilities and lets you self-organise to improve your deliveries and get the work done in your own way.

Application Process

Click on the “Apply Now” button and complete the short web form. Please add your CV and covering letter in English to let us know your motivation for applying and your salary expectation. Our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch soon. Kindred is an equal opportunities employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. As such we oppose all forms of discrimination in the workplace. We create equal opportunities for all our applicants and will treat people equally regardless of and not limited to, gender, ages, disability, race, sexual orientation. We are committed not only to our legal obligations but also to the positive promotion that equal opportunities bring to our operations as set out in our sustainability framework. Kindred has an ESG rating of AAA by MCSI.



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Kindred House, 17-25 Hartfield Road, Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom, SW19 3SE


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Lisa Begum

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