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Lead Data Scientist

Job Title: Lead Data Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £120000 - £150000 per annum + benefits
REF: BB/16382/A/KS/140421_1618392513
Contact Name: Data Team
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Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Lead Data Scientist. Would you like to progress your career in a senior, hands-on position where you can set best practice and make the technical decisions? You could be taking on a high profile role at one of Europe's most successful audio content platforms with 176 million active users and ambitious growth plans to become the world's number one music streaming service.

As the Lead Data Scientist you will have oversight of three Data Science teams, providing technical leadership and mentoring to ensure first class Machine Learning / AI data analytics platform that can inform the business strategy and be an integral product feature to make recommendations to users. You'll also take the lead on a project to migrate the existing on-prem data platform infrastructure to Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

There's currently a remote interview and onboarding process as well as the ability to work from home; in time you'll join accomplished colleagues in the London office for part of the week with the option to work from home for the rest.

*You have a strong background as a Data Scientist with experience of leading high performing Data Science teams
*You have experience of making technical decisions and establishing best practice for large systems at scale
*You're able to mentor and coach more junior team members
*You have a strong knowledge of Machine Learning techniques and algorithm design
*You have strong coding ability with Scala and / or Python
*Ideally you will have experience of a migrating on-prem data platforms to the Cloud (GCP or AWS)
*You're collaborative and pragmatic with excellent communication skills
*You're degree educated in a relevant field, likely to have gone onto study at MSc or PhD level (although this isn't essential if you have relevant commercial experience)

As the Lead Data Scientist you will earn a competitive salary (to £150k) plus significant bonus and benefits package.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Lead Data Scientist opportunity.