Senior Data Scientist

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England, London
£50,000 to £80,000 per annum
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Data Scientist(s) with advanced skills in:

* Machine Learning
* Graphical Models
* Deep Learning
* Clustering/Structure learning
* Hidden Markov Models (HMMs)
* Generative/mixture models

Is required by my AI powered start-up client in London join their data science team, working closely and in collaboration to make a tangible impact on the company.

The ideal candidate will have a strong STEM background and a Masters or PhD.

Successful applicants will be amongst the first hires of a young and ambitious team, all passionate about solving difficult technical challenges.

As a data scientist, you will use various statistical methods to process and analyse proprietary dataset: sequences of click and keystroke events. Your general aim will be to turn noisy, low-level data into intelligible information.

Your tasks will include:

* Develop algorithms to cluster sequences of high-dimensional events;
* Design customer-facing data visualisation tools;
* Build models to learn embeddings from sequential data;
* Develop sequential pattern mining algorithms, etc.

Skills and Past Experience Needed

* 5+ years of experience applying statistical methods to data
* Expert level experience in Python
* Working experience with sequential data a plus (e.g., NLP, bioinformatics, etc.)

You think like a founder: you can make decisions quickly with little oversight; you keep the big picture in mind; you take responsibility and initiative for constantly improving your product.

You are a team player: you instinctively seek and give feedback; you are not afraid to be wrong or challenged. You enjoy working collaboratively to find the best solution.

You are an exceptional worker: the job isn’t done until your high standards are met. You balance the need for quality and speed.
You are an independent thinker: you are unafraid of challenging the status quo; you bring a contrarian mindset to the table when evaluating decisions.

You are strategically-minded: you are able to identify and prioritize strategic initiatives.

Contact Details:
Tel: 02393382100
Contact: Brigitte McKenna

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