Lead Data Scientist

Ref: ZR_8411_JOB  ·  Posted on 11 April 2024

Introduction

Our client are incredible passionate about providing data solutions to their clients within Defence and National Security and their enthusiasm has led to winning a number of key pieces of work that they are excited to deliver!

They are looking for a number of specialists within Data Science and Machine Learning to work closely with their clients to drive innovation using Data Science and Machine learning techniques!

This role would suit someone with equal passion for applying data science to holistically grow the practice and deliver cutting edge solutions to their clients! You must be comfortable leading client engagements, managing teams and account management as required.

Minimum of 1-2 days per week on site, but consultants must be happy traveling up to 4 days per week to customer sites if required.

 

Key responsibilities
  • Lead client engagements and be the face of the project/programme
  • Gather client requirements and work together to ensure that their requirements are met from concept through to delivery
  • Create innovative solutions based on research of new and existing technologies
  • Solve complex problems by applying data science and machine learning techniques
  • Apply data science and machine learning techniques creatively to solve complex problems
  • Work with the customer’s data scientists to train, advise and deliver the solution
  • Give input to bids and proposals as required
  • Lead and manage technical teams and ensure their performance
  • Identify business development opportunities and areas for growth
  • Join our client’s data science community and work with colleagues in other sectors to come up with brilliant and innovative solutions
Skills & experience
  • Knowledge of Defence or National Security customers and their needs
  • Experience applying data science and/or machine learning to customer problems
  • Experience leading teams of data consultants and being accountable for their performance
  • Delivery focused – this role is all about delivering value to the client
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skills, ideally within a consulting role
  • Python experience is essential
  • Machine learning experience is required
  • Other technologies such as Cloud, Jupyter, Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing applications will all be looked on favourably
  • Ability to convey complex and highly technical issues to less
Additional benefits
  • Holidays, starting at 25 days a year
  • A flexible contributory pension arrangement with matching contributions
  • Life assurance of six times your core salary (up to a maximum of six times the Earnings Cap, in force at date of death)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Personal accident insurance
  • Approx £6,500 flexible benefits package

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

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