Lead Data Scientist

Lead Data Scientist

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Data Science

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  • Salary:

    £100000 - £120000 per annum + stock+bonus

  • Contact:

    Sam King

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Lead Data Scientist - Ecom & Tech - £100,000 + sign on bonus + stock

Sphere are proud to be working with one of the world's most powerful and influential ecom and tech businesses. You'll be joining a world-famous business who are responsible for world-changing services across a range of web-based tech services. We are looking for a well-established, lead data scientist to join the advertising arm of their business. This is a serious opportunity to become a key member (and driver of company decision making) of this consumer driven, billion-dollar success story!

The Job

  • To research and build individual algorithms made for recommender systems and personalisation
  • Continue to enhance existing ML processes as well as make your own suggestions and decisions on how to put these solutions in to action
  • To build large scale productionised ML models using advanced techniques and innovative methodologies
  • Be a team lead / manager for the other data scientists in the business when needed
  • Create and continuously develop long term ML projects
  • Be the subject matter expert for Machine Learning modules which are used by the whole team
  • Design and implement systems that acquire data to measure the impact of e-commerce indicators on advertising success


  • Demonstrable experience with several years using Python in a commercial setting
  • Msc or PhD in mathematical or computer science related discipline
  • Demonstrable experience in a commercial environment of building productionised ML models for a commercial purpose
  • A deep understanding of Machine learning and coding from scratch; specific techniques may vary
  • A thorough understanding of statistics
  • Experience using machine learning libraries, such as scikit-learn, and TensorFlow
  • Passionate about detail and solving problems - inquisitive nature, naturally analytical with a positive mind set and proactive attitude
  • Team player
  • Happy in an adaptable environment working with other data scientists, data engineers and data analsyts
  • Enthusiastic to work for one of the most sophisticated data science set-ups in the world

Apply Now

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Sam King
Executive Consultant
0203 869 2048 /

Sphere Digital Recruitment currently have a variety of job opportunities across digital so feel free to get in touch with us to find out how we can help you. You can see more of my current vacancies by looking at my profile here: Sphere, Meet The Consultants

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