Data Scientist

Wimbledon, London, England
£70000 - £80000 per annum
09 Feb 2018
27 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

FINTEC recruit is seeking a Data Scientist for a Fintech company based in London.

This is a permanent position with a salary up to £80k depending on experience.


  • Design, develop, and lead on building new models
  • Maintain and update existing machine learning models, then make any improvements or upgrades.
  • Turn statistical and computational analysis into user friendly graphs and charts.
  • Create insightful data visualisations that highlight trends.
  • Ensure liaison between the data scientist team and other departments and resources (including software development, product management, and occupational psychology).
  • Work with existing resources on extraction of data from various databases and prepare the data in a in a machine learning ready format.
Key skills and experience

  • Master's degree in Science, Engineering, or Computing PHD desirable Strong networker
  • Knowledge and experience with Data Science techniques including, but not limited to:
  • Machine Learning (ML) model building: algorithm selection, model evaluation/cross-validation, model optimization Natural Language Processing (NLP), word embedding and Deep Learning Experience with model production and deployment phases
  • Database storage/management Collection, exploration, cleaning and formatting of data for Machine Learning applications
  • Proficiency with python and scikit-learn, numpy, pandas etc
  • Strong Linux experience and ability to work in a Linux development environment
  • Evidence of problem solving skills
  • Good teamwork
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Experience of business process and overcoming challenges to deliver the product