Head of Data Science (Interim/Contract) - Banking - Brussels

1000.00 - 1200.00 EUR Daily
19 Jun 2017
21 Jun 2017
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Data Science (Interim/Contract) - Banking - Brussels/London

Rate: ???1000 - ???1200 per day

Length: 6-12 months

  • With the success of the business last year, My Banking client based in Brussels are eager to hire a Head of Data Science on an interim/contract basis.
  • The overall team has been growing and they have now looking for a highly-experienced Data Scientist with leadership and managerial abilities to join their team - this must be evident
  • This role is part of the Data & Strategic Analytics team which shapes the strategy through utilising data to drive and power our business, and ultimately differentiate us in the market.
  • By working with teams across the business we can ensure data plays a big part of current product strategy, decisions on business priorities and new product development.
  • The Head of Data Science will have a proven track record of successful hands-on experiences in the area of advanced analytics as well as managing teams.
  • Education in data science without practical hands-on experience will not be accepted.

Head of Data Science (Interim/Contract) - Banking - Brussels

  • You are proficient in R, Python and Spark. Knowledge of Scala is a plus.
  • You are proficient in relational database querying (SQL) or in data collection and transformation (ETL)
  • You master analytical techniques such as machine learning, text mining, network analytics, process mining,
  • You are at ease with visualization tools like Shiny
  • You have experience with command line tools (UNIX) and version control tools like GIT
  • You know the Hadoop ecosystem (knowledge of the Cloudera distribution will be a plus)
  • You have strong verbal and written communication skills as well as good customer relationship skills to present the results of a use case to different audiences (from end users up to division management)
  • You have experience implementing advanced analytics solutions into a well-controlled production environment
  • You are able to learn quickly, adjust to changes and think outside the box
  • You are self-motivated and confident with a positive attitude,
  • You have excellent time management and organizational skills with attention to details
  • You have a past experience in agile development methodologies (SCRUM, RAD, ) whilst ensuring that the deliverables contribute to the final product
  • You stay abreast of new tools and technologies to practice up-to-date data analytic strategies

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