Lead Data Scientist - Wyatt Partners

Lead Data Scientist


Lead Data Scientist


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Lyon, France


to €90,000 + excellent bonus & benefits package

An innovative technology company that serves the Media industry is looking to hire a Data Science lead as part of their impressive current growth (30% headcount increase this year – with a further 70% growth in personnel budgeted for 2021).

The Data Science lead will mentor/manage a team of 6 Data Scientists and be responsible for creating a great data science culture and strong standards for the team as they continue to grow this function in house.  The role will be approximately 70% hands on initially with 30% team management & mentoring and stakeholder management.

You will join a wider Data, BI & AI team consisting of approx 35 heads.  3 Data Analysts, 6 Data Scientist and the rest Data Engineers

What they are looking for:

  • An experienced practitioner with circa. 6-10 years commercial experience
  • Strong experience around Recommendation Engines & Personalisation
  • Customer Data Science projects like Customer Segmentations, lookalike modelling, customer lifecycle predictions etc
  • AB Testing / Statistical Techniques associated with Experimentation platform (Bayesian)
  • SQL, Python, SPARK, Tensorflow, Scala (nice to have)

In the first 12 months you will take the lead on important and interesting projects involved in recommendation & personalisation, and on Customer Segmentation.

You will also be looked on to deliver a strong culture within the Data Science team as they grow.

What you’ll get! :

  • Role within a fast growing division offering the chance to lead a small Data Science team likely to double/ treble in size over next 18 months
  • Very strong benefits (good bonus potential, Comprehensive healthcare, meals subsidised, travel to work subsidised, free gym)

If you’d like to discuss this role further please apply by clicking on the link & sending your CV and a cover letter.



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