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Lead Data Scientist

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Lead Data Scientist

Contract type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Industry: Data & Analytics
Reference: 1029384756

Job description

Join a leading Australian business as they look to continue to scale their Data Science practice.
My client is recruiting a Data Science Chapter Lead, to help the business continue its personalisation journey. As the business continues to grow and develop, you will be instrumental in driving forward the growth of the team.
Not only will your role be hands-on with building and developing models, but you will also have a strong focus on growing a high-performing team, and bringing your own style to the chapter. Having managed teams of over 10 previously, you will draw on that experience to promote the culture of the business!
What You’ll Do
  • Lead and grow a team of high-performing Data Scientists
  • Collaborate with cross-functional technical teams, including Data Engineering and Software Engineering
  • Build out a strategic roadmap for your team
  • Mentor and coach a team of high performing Data Scientists
  • Liaise with business stakeholders and delivery teams to implement algorithms into production
What You’ll Bring
  • Prior experience leading a team of Data Scientists, ideally in multiple roles with teams of over 10 + Data Scientists
  • Minimum of 10 years developing predictive models, as well as experience deploying models onto a cloud-based platform
  • Experience programming in Python
  • Strong analytical skills, as well as experience working in complex environments with several stakeholder groups.
This is an exciting role, and opportunity to lead a key team in one of Australia’s most exciting businesses. On offer is a great package and the opportunity to develop your career and instil a culture of your own.
For more information, please reach out to Andrew de Roos at
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