Head of Data Science

14 Aug 2019
11 Sep 2019
Marketing Disciplines
Digital / Online Marketing, Web Analytics
Industry Sector
Education / Training
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Head of
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
Job Role
Digital / Online
I'm currently working with an multi-million £ (ethical investor) backed start-up who are looking to bring on-board a talented Head of Data Science (AI and Machine Learning). This is a key appointment for them as they will look to grow the team around this individual.

They are building world-leading AI tools and applications that solve today's society most pressing challenges and therefore help us stay mentally healthy, productive and confident.

Their world-class team create innovative applications in the area of mental health and online safety, incorporating machine learning, AI, interactive UX and proprietary media content.

Required Skills
* Excellent understanding of statistics including statistical inference, probabilities, correlations
* Understanding of modern machine learning methods and algorithms including: Convolutional Neural Networks, Auto encoders, Random Forest and Support Vector Machines
* Excellent understanding of the applicability of the different machine learning methods for different numerical situations and statistical metrics and procedures to measure their performance
* Understanding of big data, high throughput computing and GPU-accelerated computing
* Experience with at least one machine-learning toolkit such as TensorFlow, Torch or Caffe
* Fluent in Python, experience with Scikit-learn, Pandas and Numpy toolkits
* Fluency in C++ is a plus
* Experience as a project leader, driving a technology vision into implementation
* Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
* Experience as a project leader in a commercial or academic environment (advantageous)

Job Type: Contract
Day-rate - Highly competitive
Location - Ideally NW but can be remote or London

This is an immediate requirement so please don't hesitate in submitted your application.

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