Lead Data Scientist

Lead Data Scientist
Quant Capital London, England, United Kingdom (Hybrid)
Lead Data Scientist – Fintech

£120,000 Plus 10% Bonus

Remote Working 2 days per month in the office

Quant Capital is urgently looking for a Lead Data Scientist to join our high profile client.

My Client is a well known global (yet not too corporate) financial software (fintech) business that has developed a unique proprietary front office lending solution.

This role is with an exciting business in the consumer lending space. They have grown significantly over the past few years and are looking to add a motivated and experienced individual to lead their growing data science function. This role offers the chance to work end-to-end across a range of credit models in the business and take on a challenging role which will give you excellent exposure and experience in the credit modelling space.

Day to Day the Lead Data Scientist will:

Manage and Run the Data Science Team
Build a new Data Warehouse
Build the Data Environment
Build out a new set of credit model
Work across the current range of credit models within the business, including scorecards, propensity models, and IFRS9 models
Develop challenger models to improve and enhance the modelling suite
Monitor and report on these models, taking oversight across the modelling process

Lead Data Scientists should have:

7 years of Data Science experience
Experience building a data warehouse
Experience of building a new data environment
Machine Learning
Essential to have at least 1 years’ experience in Finance
Strong SQL
Strong skills in Python/SQL or R
Strong understanding of data warehousing
AI Tooling
Ideally an understanding of Credit Bureau Data

The environment is that of Facebook or Google, relaxed open with time to think and make the right decisions. The atmosphere is calm and relaxed with an open dress code. This is a role for techies, those who are motivated by the sharp end of technology and the possibility of making serious money doing something you are passionate about.

The Culture of the firm is startup esc with a flat team structure and a great group of guys who all enjoy themselves.

My client is based in West London 2 days per month in the office maximum