Director of Data Science

Well-Funded Start-Up – Data Driven Studio – Company Stock for All Staff

Location
City of London
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
£100,000+
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Director of Science in London 

Are you a talented Data Scientist with a desire to push the boundaries of gaming? Do you like the sound of working with a talented team to make successful games more successful than ever? If this sounds like you, be sure to read on to find out more about this opportunity and apply today! 

As a Director of Science at this studio in London, you will be working to ensure relevant data is identified, tracked and analysed, then made into actionable insights for the studio, across all games! So, if you love data science and maths, you’re the perfect fit for this role. This position offers a flexible salary range from £80k to £150k dependant on experience. 

This fast-growing studio home to a bunch of industry veterans is on a mission to create the best mobile games around through their tight-knit, collaborative environment. If you love all things games, you’ll be a great fit here. As a part of the team, you will get to enjoy a learning and development allowance, health insurance, a gym membership, cycle to work scheme, cocktail parties and a load more! 

Director of Science key responsibilities: 

  • Define data products to deliver insights into games 
  • Develop and iterate on cutting-edge data pipelines and data models 
  • Develop models, reporting and dashboards 
  • Design advanced statistical testing for problem-solving 
  • Design and develop predictive models to answer critical questions 
  • Conduct analysis and modelling to uncover opportunities 

Essential requirements for this role in London: 

  • University degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Maths, Physics, Engineering or similar 
  • Significant prior experience in a Data Science or similar role 
  • Significant experience using SQL 
  • Experience using Python, R or similar to manage/analyse data 
  • Proficient in distributions, predictive modelling, data validation, statistical testing and regression 
  • Management experience 

Do you think you could be the perfect candidate for this role? If so, don’t hesitate to get in touch! Contact Kai on ks@skillsearch.com or apply online now by submitting your CV in the form below.

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Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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