Senior Director of Data Science

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x4 Group
$269,500 to $270,000 Per Annum
New York
Job Type
Date Posted
10th November 2017

Job Description

Head of Data Science, Senior Director of Data Science, Data Science Team Lead,

I am currently working with a creator of a multipurpose engine used for research, agriculture, Reliability, Pharmaceuticals among other industries.  This Hive mind/AI Engine is able to solve real world problems using unique technology.

As Senior Director of Data Science you will be responsible for building and Leading a team of Data Scientists from a variety of backgrounds. As someone who has an impressive background within hands on Data Science roles you will have had exposure to a broad range of problems covering technologies, dealing with customers, managing talent and so on. Within this multinational role you will establish the New York site as go to are for American clients and Provide guidance, strategy and oversight for data-related problems. Whilst dealing with other senior members of staff.

What will you need?

  • Education: MS/MSC in Physics, data Science or similar subject – Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics etc.
  • 2+ Years of building and leading Data Scientists and Machine Learning Engineers.
  • Ability to work within a customer facing environment – communicating effectively with people from technical and non-technical backgrounds.
  • Exposure to Machine Learning techniques (classification, regressions, feature selection etc.)
  • One of the following - Python, SQL, Scala, Java

The following exposure would also be desirable:

  • Experience within an English-speaking working environment
  • Commercial experience across a variety of Industries to show that you are ‘battle tested’
  • PhD within subjects above
  • Distributed computing (Hive/Hadoop, Spark)
  • Statistical tools or packages (R / RapidMiner / Scikit

This manager is looking to line up interviews as soon as Wednesday 1st November and is able to get the right individual started within the month.

If you would be interested in hearing more about the role then please do feel free to get in touch with Lloyd Through the X4 Tech Website or by applying to this advert.

Equally if you have any friends/colleague you think would benefit from having a conversation about this then please do send them my details!

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