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Senior Data Scientist - Central London - up to £80,000

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Recruiter: Nigel Frank International
Listed on: 21st March
Location: City Of London
Salary/Rate: £60000 - £80000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: Asap

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My client based in Central London is looking for a Senior Data Scientist to join their team as they embark on the next exciting stage of scaling the company. The company is aiming to change the travel industry and the way people book hotel rooms - in order to do this they need a confident Senior Data Scientist to join the team and help them build what will be their Data Science practice.The client is looking for someone with ideally 3 years of experience as a Data Scientist and someone who will be comfortable setting up the practice by themselves and wouldn't mind working on their own for the first couple of months. It's an excellent opportunity for an experienced Data Scientist who wants to be involved in all the aspects of the company and wants to have an influence in building something great. Responsibilities:You are going to work closely with the Product and Engineering teams and build algorithms. You are also going to be responsible for managing the whole Data strategy, develop the product roadmap and grow the Data Science practice as you will also be responsible for new hires.Skills needed:Educational background in Computer Science or related fieldExcellent Python experienceStrong knowledge of SQLStrong experience with Machine Learning and Python libraries Good knowledge of StatisticsGreat communication skillsPlease note, the right candidate will have to be ready to get involved in all aspects of the company and will have to feel comfortable being the only Data Scientist for a couple of months. The client wants to see someone who is really invested in what they're trying to build, in return they offer a competitive salary + equities in the company.