Chief Data Scientist
Data Science | London, United Kingdom | Full Time
We are looking for a Chief Data Scientist to drive innovation by scoping, designing and implementing techniques and models that create value to the business and ultimately improve customer experience. As a Chief Data Scientist you will be working collaboratively with top management in our London strategic hub and act as a trusted advisor in the creation and deployment of insights that activate business growth.
PeoplePerHour.com is the UK’s leading freelancer platform servicing over 1.5m freelancers and small businesses (65% UK, the rest all over the world).
With a mature and growing community we are now reinvesting organic profits into breaking out into new sectors & segment in which the on-demand economy has not yet become mainstream. The first of these is larger enterprises where the offering is tailored to corporates (via software + labour solutions) managing large remote workforces (some vetted in-house and some outsourced) efficiently and cost-effectively all in one place.
We have aggressive growth plans and we want you to be part of them!
You will be a perfect fit if you have:
Minimum of a Master's degree from a top university in Software Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer science or a related discipline
At least 8 years experience of applying data science to commercial applications with measurable results and KPIs, preferably in tech industries and start up environments
Ability to understand growth challenges, co-design strategic roadmaps, propose and implement techniques that add value to the business
Innovative problem-solving skills
Tenacity, drive and determination
Ability to lead and coordinate remote teams of diverse profiles
Excellent knowledge of SQL, NoSQL and text-search engines (Solr or Elastic)
- Stock options