Senior Data Scientist

The Role

This Senior Data Scientist role in Bristol is best suited to someone currently operating as a Senior Data Scientist or someone ready to take a step up. The ideal candidate will be ambitious, wants to be counted among the best in the industry, has a real passion for data and enjoys training others.

The Company

My client is a leading Financial Services firm in Bristol that is offering the opportunity to head up its Data Science division within a company that values data the way it should be valued. You will work with autonomy and have the resources you require, without red tape, to provide meaningful actionable insights to the business at large.


  • Selecting features and optimising classifiers using machine learning techniques
  • To organize and use predictive modelling to make better UX, revenue generation, targeting, and business outcomes.
  • Communicating to senior stakeholders the ways in which insights obtained might be used to inform business strategies.
  • Mining and analysing data from companies' databases to make conclusions on how to make optimizations in companies' product development and business strategies.
  • Formulating, suggesting, and managing data-driven projects
  • Project management and delegation of tasks to Junior Data Scientists


  • An experience Senior Data Scientist, or Data Scientist Wanting to take the next step
  • Advanced degree in Data Science, Statistics, Computer Science, or similar.
  • Extensive experience as a Data Scientist.
  • Proficiency in Python and SQL.
  • Competent in machine learning principles and techniques.
  • Ability to relay insights in layman's terms, such that these can be used to inform business decisions.
  • Outstanding supervision and mentorship abilities.


  • Competitive salary and working out of a Bristol city centre office
  • 29 days holidays, rising one day per year of service to a maximum of 35
  • Working from home
  • Flexi work hours to accommodate
  • Social events, summer parties, Christmas parties
  • A myriad of other benefits including gym, pension, health and life insurance

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