Senior Data Scientist (Data Mining, Apache Mahout, Python,R,AI)

London (Greater)
£60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
29 Aug 2014
26 Sep 2014
DataScien
Jon Kay
IT
Permanent
Full Time

Senior Data Scientist (Data Mining, Apache Mahout, Python, R, AI, Machine Learning)

Global Leading Financial Consultancy - London

Salary: Up to £70,000 + Bonus + Benefits

A global leading risk management consultancy who specialise in developing in-house financial systems to create better business solutions with long-term success are seeking a Senior Data Scientist (Data Mining, Apache Mahout, Python, R, AI, Machine Learning). This organisation afoot a winning mentality, built from great values, which is why they are the driving force behind their success within the market and take pride in having a competitive advantage over their competitors. As a data scientist specialist you will be involved in full software life-cycle and be involved in critical components of the organisation of finding relationships within data and training junior members with your skills and expertise.

This Senior Data Scientist (Data Mining, Apache Mahout, Python, R, AI, Machine Learning) role will involve a self-starter with great experience of working with languages such as Python and R. The systems within this organisation have large complex financial data feeding through, requiring great skills in numeracy and potentially a background in quantitative analysis. You will use your expertise in data analysis to create ground-breaking data modelling solutions to deliver to well established clients. This is a highly stimulating role, which will require a great understanding in artificial intelligence and machine learning concepts to create software solutions, which will support business models for long-term success.

Key requirements within this Senior Data Scientist (Data Mining, Apache Mahout, Python, R, AI, Machine Learning) role are as follows:

  • At least 3 years experience as a data scientist - Required
  • A great team player with the ability to mentor junior data scientists - Essential
  • Experience with Python or R - Essential
  • A background in artificial intelligence - Required
  • A degree in either mathematics or computer science from a top tier university - Essential
  • Understanding of financial markets - Desirable
  • PhD in Computer Science/Artificial Intelligence - Required

This Senior Data Scientist (Data Mining, Apache Mahout, Python, R, AI, Machine Learning) opportunity will allow autonomy in a challenging role, where you will be able to lead a team of talented graduates into a successful career within a great organisation. This is a data-scientist role, which will focus on data-analysis, making it a great opportunity for mathematically minded developers who want to join a cutting edge research and development team.

If this data analyst/developer role is of any interest, please contact Jon Kay @ Harrington Starr.