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Lead Data Scientist - AI / NLP - Central London

Lead Data Scientist - AI / NLP - Central London

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Data Science & Engineering

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £85000 - £110000 per annum + bonus + bens

  • Contact:

    Richard Drew

  • Contact email:

    richard.drew@harringtonstarr.com

  • Job ref:

    rd/HoDS/19_1576233869

  • Startdate:

    asap

The Harrington Starr BI, Data Analytics & Science team are partnering an exciting Analytics business who are advancing out of the start-up phase and into the next period of growth.

You will be joining at a perfect time to help the business achieve its objections for the 3 year plan.

This role will ideally suit a Senior Data Scientst at a team leader level looking to move up into a 'Head of' role or a Senior Data Scientist with strong man-management knowledge.

As the Head of Data Science, you will combine your skills for leading edge AI & ML technology with best practice data science leadership.

You will be based in Central London offices near Leicester Sq so commuting is very straight forward from a host of tube or overground stations.

The core responsibilities are as follows:

Work closely with the exec group to help shape & define the AI strategy for next-phase growth plan.

Start to roadmap the future state team strategy

Look at AS-IS / TO BE product services and help increase productivity on current systems.

Look at operational team process and find new innovative ways of getting more from the team.

Coach, mentor and improve junior Data Scientist across the team.

The core skills required for this Head of Data Science role are as follows:

  • Approx. 4 years commercial experience working within the AI Development industry.
  • 360 AI project coverage & hands-on BAU initiatives
  • Must have experience of building, deploying & maintaining deep learning models
  • Hands-on experience with NLP tasks
  • Must have strong Python knowledge
  • SQL experience is essential
  • AWS essential
  • Some experience of team leadership and operational management is useful.

Our client is ready to hire so please apply if ready to take an offer in Jan2020 with a view to starting up to 12 weeks' notice.

To re-cap, this is a superb career opportunity for a Head Data Scientist to commence work with a business looking to grow steadily over the next 3 years.

You will be working with some of the best Data Science minds within the industry who are all looking to push the boundaries of AI and increase client productivity.

The Harrington Starr Data Science team look forward to hearing from you to discuss this role.