Lead Data Scientist – Billion Dollar AdTech Start-up

Lead Data Scientist – Billion Dollar AdTech Start-up

One of the most intriguing and tech driven Ad-tech startups - 50 data heads strong (several hundred in the wider global business) and expanding progressively – are looking for a Lead Data Scientist with demonstrable commercial experience to want to join their exciting adventure during a key phase in the company’s journey. 

Already well established GLOBALLY and owned by one of the key players in data science and analytics, this is a serious opportunity to become a key member (and driver of company decision making) of this consumer driven, billion-dollar success story!


The Job

  • To research and build individual algorithms made for recommender systems and personalisation
  • Continue to enhance existing ML processes as well as make your own suggestions and decisions on how to put these solutions in to action
  • Be a team lead / manager for the other data scientists in the business
  • Create and continuously develop long term API projects
  • Build API solutions on products which are already in place
  • Be the subject matter expert for Machine Learning modules which are used by the whole team
  • Help create a strategy to focus on the expansion within the international market



  • Demonstrable experience with several years using Python in a commercial setting
  • A deep understanding of Machine learning and coding from scratch; specific techniques may vary; experience must be demonstrable and not just buzz words on the CV
  • A thorough understanding of statistics
  • Passionate about detail and solving problems – inquisitive nature, naturally analytical with a positive mind set and proactive attitude
  • Client facing experience is NOT needed
  • Team player
  • Happy with a sense of ambiguity and a company which is subject to growth, change, development and hard work!
  • Advanced degree in an applied science background
  • Ready to take on any challenge – supervised or unsupervised
  • Enthusiastic to work for one of the most sophisticated analytics set-ups in Europe!!


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Sam King
Executive Consultant
0203 869 2048 / [email protected]

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