Lead Data Scientist

Ref: ZR_6812_JOB  ·  Posted on 11 May 2022

Introduction

Our client is a leading technology company within the Defence and Government industry.

They are looking for someone who has a background in data science and is looking to take technical responsibility for data teams.

The teams cover a broad range of technologies (data science, data engineering, machine learning, artificial intelligence, software engineering) so candidates must have an interest in a wide technology set.

You will be responsible for leading agile data teams in the development of technical solutions for the company’s Government customers.

You have deep knowledge in a number of areas and this is an opportunity to use that experience to define novel technical approaches.

Key responsibilities
  • Technical leadership of teams with mixed technical abilities including data engineering, machine learning, cloud, DevOps, and software engineering
  • Lead on engagements with customers
  • Prepare and contribute to technical proposals and bids
  • Work effectively with Delivery Management to escalate risks, plan deliveries, and resourcing skills
  • Support customer account team by contributing to business development strategy
Skills & experience
  • Designing and building scalable data platforms
  • Analytical techniques for extracting insight from a variety of data sources
  • Visualisation of complex data
  • Machine learning
  • At least one programming language (e.g. Python, Java, C++)
  • DevOps techniques for supporting repeatable deployment and testing
  • Cloud technologies (AWS/Azure/GCP)
  • Experience with Agile (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, SAFe) leadership roles (e.g. Scrum Master, Product Owner)

Our client is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Inclusion. Their working environment is friendly, innovative and inclusive.  They can accommodate flexible working arrangements, and support a diverse work-force and those with additional needs.

You will be required to hold a minimum of SC or DV. If you do not hold an active SC or DV clearance, please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

Additional benefits
  • Flexi Leave and Flexi Time Scheme
  • Annual Holiday
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Sickness Benefit
  • Business Performance Related Bonus
  • Share Save Plan
  • Pension scheme
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Datacentre Data Data Science Defect Defence Permanent SC Cleared DV Cleared DEVOPS AWS Azure Python Java C++

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