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Lead Data Scientist-Edinburgh-£70k

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Recruiter: Nigel Frank International
Listed on: 16th January
Location: Edinburgh
Salary/Rate: £65,000 - £70,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Job Description

Leading the development and deployment of data-driven models delivering customer and business value, in a project focused environment.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Leading the end-to-end process of predictive models using machine learning and data science to enhance business solutions
  • Reporting to the Data Science Manager to plan future projects and innovating the team
  • Communicating directly with clients to ensure credit risk requirements are fulfilled and discussing analysis of results to capture their needs
  • Building models within the Bank's correct framework and act as lead contact with internal functions

Skills & Qualifications

  • Extensive experience in modelling techniques from data science and machine learning in its end-to-end process
  • Strong background in mathematics or statistics
  • Solid knowledge of Cloud and Open Source for deployment of models
  • Understanding of profit / loss drivers in banking and retail, and the application of credit risk principles


  • Up to a 25% bonus dependent on company and individual performance
  • A generous pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase additional days
  • Staff discount across multiple products in the company

Contact Name: Kimberley Hoper
Reference: TJ/3086/16012020_1579197028
Job ID: 2783465

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