Senior Data Scientist

Posted 11 April by Elliot Marsh Head Hunting Partners
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Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Data Scientist to join the team.

Location: London, UK (Remote) *must be based in the UK as will require occasional travel into the office*

Salary: £60k - £85k PA (dependant on experience)

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

About The Company:

Our client is a leading EdTech firm specialising in child digital safety technology for use in primary and secondary schools in the UK. They aim to provide sophisticated advanced child digital safety by monitoring students' online activity, filtering content and providing alerts to school faculty regarding student safety.

Senior Data Scientist – The Role:

Our client is looking for a Data Scientist to join their Data and AI team working closely with partners across the business to tackle challenging problems and enhance company performance through algorithms, experimentation, and interactive dashboards. As part of the Data and AI team, you will set the standard for data-driven decision-making. You will also have the chance to contribute to innovative research studies and the development of production-grade algorithms benefiting students and educators.

Senior Data Scientist – Key Responsibilities:

- Take the lead in designing, developing, and refining advanced machine learning models aimed at personalising learning experiences, forecasting student outcomes, and improving the delivery of educational content

- Employ statistical analysis and data mining techniques to sift through extensive datasets, extracting actionable insights that drive product development, user engagement strategies, and enhancements to educational content

- Collaborate closely with product managers, software engineers, and educational experts to seamlessly integrate data science solutions into the platform

-Provide mentorship and guidance to junior data scientists and analysts, fostering a culture of learning and ongoing improvement within the team

- Regularly interface with senior management or executive leadership on matters pertaining to data science

- Stay abreast of the latest advancements in data science, machine learning, generative AI, and educational technology

- Uphold ethical standards in data usage, comply with privacy laws and regulations, and implement robust data governance practices to safeguard sensitive information pertaining to students and educators

Senior Data Scientist – You:

- 5+ years of data scientist experience

- Experience within EdTech or other similar field

- Degree or Higher Education qualification in Computer Science or other relevant field

- Advanced proficiency in Python and SQL is required

- Demonstrated leadership in steering data science initiatives towards impactful outcomes

- Proficiency in both written and verbal communication

- Strong expertise in traditional statistics and machine learning methodologies

- Familiarity with git and cloud computing platforms (such as AWS, GCP, or Azure) is desirable

- Previous experience in mentoring and guiding junior to mid-level data scientists would be advantageous

Senior Data Scientist – Benefits:

- Comprehensive pension scheme

- 26 days holiday including an extra day for your birthday plus the option to buy additional days

- Company car and expensed travel

- Flexible working

- Regular company events

- Death in service 4 times annual salary

- Annual personal learning budget

- 7 hours of paid volunteering work

Application Process:

You must have the right to work in the UK in order to be eligible to apply for this position. This position is predominantly remote based but the role will require occasional travel into the office.

To submit your CV for this exciting Senior Data Scientist opportunity, please click ‘Apply’

Required skills

  • Design
  • AI
  • Data Scientist
  • Safety Technology

Reference: 52459416

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