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Senior Data Scientist

Job Title: Senior Data Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: 90000
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Georgina Balcombe
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

A Credit Scoring Fintech with a world renouned Data Team have an opportunity for a Senior Data Scientist to join their Lab in London

Role and Responsibilities 

  • Applying, modifying, and inventing algorithms to solve challenging business and technical problems.
  • Evaluating the predictive ability of data sets (and combinations of). Advising on optimal data-gathering strategies.
  • Documenting and presenting, internally and externally, model process and model performance.
  • Engaging and influencing business leaders in solution path design.
  • Mentoring junior members of the team, if appropriate.

Skills and Experience 

  • PhD OR MSc. in Computer Science OR related subjects
  • 2yrs min. commercial experience 
  • Deep knowledge of Python and either Scala, Java, C or R
  • Experience with R, Tensorflow, ggplot, Stan, Julia 
  • Production of machine learning methods and models e.g. clustering, regression, neural networks, SVMs, trees, and ensemble methods such as random forests and boosting.
Up to £80,000 per annum, + 12.5% bonus + benefits