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Data Scientist / R&D Lead

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Data Scientist / R&D Lead

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Data, Analytics & Insights

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  • Salary:

    £65000 - £85000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Camila Goncalves

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Duration:


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My leading global client is looking for a Data Scientist/ R&D Lead who can lead the process of developing their technology portfolio in order to meet the future needs of their product platform.

The right candidate should have:

  • A degree in computer science or a closely related quantitative field. A higher degree would be advantageous.
  • Significant experience (at least 2-3 years) executing research and development programmes in computer science.
  • Experience in artificial intelligence research and development, and ideally experience with one or more additional core technologies: machine learning, deep neural networks, language modelling, conversational AI, digital signal processing, speech recognition, video synthesis and manipulation.
  • Proven flexibility regarding research subjects, and interest across the breadth of these topics.
  • Significant software engineering experience in Python, and familiarity with standard tools (e.g., GitHub, Jupyter) and libraries (e.g., NumPy, Scikit-learn).
  • High level quantitative and statistical analysis skills.
  • Commercial awareness and high-level communications skills, both to technical and non-technical audiences.

*** Please just eligible candidates to work in the UK should apply for this position.***

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.