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Lead Data Scientist (Team Lead)
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Recruiter: Deerfoot
Listed on: 2nd July
Location: Dubai
Salary/Rate: £12000 - £19500
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: LDS_UAE_G10_1562057697_expired
Contact Name: Ben Gordon

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Lead Data Scientist (Team Lead)
Long-Term Contract (12+ Months)
Competitive Tax-Free Monthly Rates
Dubai, UAE, Middle East

As an established and trusted recruitment partner to this highly prestigious global organisation in Dubai, we have been asked to assist in the recruitment of the senior role of the Data Scientist Team Lead. This organisation is known across the globe and serves over 60 countries worldwide. This is a very appealing opportunity to take on a senior position within a world-renowned group headquartered in the innovative city of Dubai.

You will be required to manage and drive data science projects through the application of mathematical modelling, machine learning, problem structuring and big data analysis. You will need to have excellent skills in computer science, mathematics, statistics and creative problem-solving.

You will be a highly focused and motivated individual with a pro-active attitude, able to transcend the world of theory through the extraction of knowledge and insights from data and bring it to life in the business context.

Skills and Experience Required
-Management of Data Science / Analytics Teams
-Big Data Technologies (Apache Spark and Apache Hadoop Ecosystem)
-Deep Learning Frameworks (TensorFlow, Keras, etc.)
-SQL, R, Python
-Code Repositories and Containers based frameworks (Git and Docker)
-Working with DevOps and Engineering Teams
-Collaborating with Academic Researchers, Business Stakeholders, and IT Teams
-Building Libraries and Packages (to be re-used by others)
-Building DS Solutions (for production use)
-Strong Team Player with Excellent Problem Solving Abilities
-Leadership and Delivery of advanced analytical projects in large and complex organisations
-Challenge and Review the quality and value generated from analytical output
-MSc or PhD in Data Science, Operations Research, Mathematics, Science, Data Mining, Artificial Intelligence, Applied Statistics, Machine Learning, Economics or similar

Great Package: This organisation wants to attract the very best talent and can offer a very competitive (tax-free) monthly rate in order to hire the very best individuals. Applications are open to candidates worldwide and the successful individual will be provided with a complementary joining flight as well as benefitting from 22 days paid holiday (in addition to 10 public holidays), medical insurance (with option to add family), and a generous end of service gratuity bonus (one month's rate for each year worked). Your visa (if required) will also be arranged free of charge.

This opportunity is a long term, open-ended contract with a guaranteed minimum term of 12 months.

This role may be suitable for candidates who have held the following job titles; Lead Data Scientist, Principal Data Scientist, Senior Data Scientist, Director of Data Science, Head of Data Science, Managing Data Scientist, Owner of Data Science.

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