Senior/Lead Data Scientist - Remote

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Machine Learning & AI

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50000 - £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mark Whales

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Role - Lead Data Scientist

Industry - Gaming / Video Games

Skills - Python / Machine Learning

Location -- Remote

Salary - Up to £65,000

Work Pattern - Remote based role

We have a brand-new role for a Lead Data Scientist to join a start-up company within the world of Gaming.

This is the first data scientist in the business and you will be working with Battle Royale style games - the likes of Call of Duty Warzone, Apex Legends etc..

As this is the first data scientist in the business, we are looking for someone with experience and someone who has deployed machine learning models. You will effectively own the data science program and all the models within in it.

There is a huge scope for progression, growing a team etc. in the future but right now we someone who is going to be a self-starter to get this project off the ground.

Read on for more information:

The Company:

This is a brand-new platform which could alter the way players play video games by combining their video games with earning potential by setting wagers.

This is a scaling start-up company; they have an established team of developers and a number of early adopters and players who are using the system. They are now looking to grow quickly and offer a different product to other companies who are operating in this arena.

The role can be completely remote, the company does have an office in the North-West but there is no need to go there. They have developers across 3 continents already and are used to working remotely.

The Role

This is the first Data Science position in the business and as such they are looking for this person to develop Machine Learning models from scratch. You will be building machine learning models to predict the stats of players within the games, taking into account a variety of variable such as players in their team, difficulty of the lobby etc.

The role will include finding datasets and constructing data pipelines, to building, training and monitoring models, to identifying exciting new uses for our existing data, very little will be outside your remit within the world of data.

I need to re-iterate you will have ownership of all things Data Science within the business, this is an opportunity to build something from scratch.


  • Create statistical and machine learning models and integrate them into Data Science applications
  • Collaborate closely with product, developers and QA to move projects from ideation to development and deployment
  • Build advanced analytics tools for product teams
  • Research and implement Data Science applications
  • Data engineering of data assets to assist in Data Science application development
  • Test that data flows work as expected and that Data Science applications are well integrated in larger business context
  • Create automatic tests to ensure accuracy and reliability of Data Science applications


  • Python - need to be able to write production ready code.
  • Proven experience in Machine learning
  • Be able to evidence deployed machine learning models
  • Bonus - An interest or previous experience in the Gaming / Video Games / Gambling sectors. - this is not essential.
  • Bonus - Experience with any of the following would be useful - Elixir, Docker, GraphQL, NodeJS

Next Steps:

If you an experienced Data Scientist or ML Engineer and you are looking to own the Data Science project and field within an organisation, then this is a role you should consider. If you have an interest in the field then this is a truly great opportunity.

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


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

Industry - Gaming / Video Games

Skills - Python / Machine Learning

Location -- Remote

Salary - Up to £65,000

Work Pattern - Remote based role

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