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Lead Data Scientist

  • Location:

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Data Science

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £55000 - £62000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mark Whales

  • Contact email:

    mark.whales@oscar-tech.com

  • Job ref:

    PR/031868_1657616774

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-11

  • Consultant:

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Role: Lead Data Scientist / ML Engineer

Location: Manchester

Salary: £62,000 + 20% Bonus + Benefits

Skills: Python / SQL / Machine Learning

Work Pattern - Hybrid role, 2 days a week in the office

The Company

Oscar Technology have worked with this client for 6 years to build their Data Team. This is a great team to be a part of, in the past we placed their "Head of" (who at the time was an analyst but has progressed). They always look to promote from within and they have a dedicated grad scheme for Data Science to ensure they always have strong, well-trained individuals in the team.

The company have a variety of Data Driven products within the business, these are business critical, and the team are responsible for the development, upgrades and maintenance of these. Overall they use a variety of Machine Learning techniques and the role is fairly broad.

They have an excellent benefits package which includes a bonus, excellent pension contribution and loads of other benefits. They also have a very flexible approach to working hours and offer a hybrid working pattern

The Role

You will be building and integrating data analytics products , evaluating data outputs prior to use across the business and surfacing key evidence-backed insights from data and produce visualisations.

This role is effectively the leader of a small Data Science team, within a larger group of around 30 people. This is a managerial position, and you will be managing a number of Junior / Graduate Data Scientists and be responsible for their development.

We do not need previous managerial experience for this position, it would be an advantage but not essential - any pervious experience mentoring would also be a bonus. We can certainly consider a Senior Data Scientist looking to step up into a role like this.

Responsibilities

  • Use machine learning to solve complex business problems in various domains.
  • Produce compelling data stories backed by powerful visualisations.
  • Development of ML Products for use within the business.
  • Writing and reviewing SQL and Python code, aligned to current team best practices
  • Line Manage and mentor other Data Scientists.
  • Use leading technologies to tackle major strategic initiatives.

Skills

  • Programming - Python / SQL
  • Machine Learning - Proven experience needed
  • Bonus - any management or mentoring experience.

The Person

We are looking for a driven, motivated individual with leadership qualities. You will have an interest in Data Science and creating insights that have a direct impact on the business.

Next Steps:

If you a Data Scientist and you are looking to progress with an organisation that has a fantastic approach to work in a supportive and creative environment, then look no further - this is the role for you!

Interviews for this role will be held imminently. To be considered, please send your CV to me at now to avoid disappointment.

Referrals:

If this role isn't right for you, do you know someone that might be interested? You could earn £1,000 of retail vouchers if you refer a successful candidate to Oscar. Email: mark.whales@oscar-tech.com to recommend someone for this role.

Role: Lead Data Scientist / ML Engineer

Location: Manchester

Salary: £62,000 + 20% Bonus + Benefits

Skills: Python / SQL / Machine Learning

Work Pattern - Hybrid role, 2 days a week in the office

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