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Lead Data Scientist – Healthcare Start-up – London – up to £90,000

Please note: This role is for candidates able to live and work in the UK without a Visa sponsor, our client does not offer sponsorship at this stage.

My client, an exciting start-up operating in the Healthcare industry and based in West London, is on the lookout for a Lead Data Scientist to join the business and help the founder set up the whole Data Science practice from scratch. This is an exciting opportunity if you are passionate about using technology and AI innovations to create advantages in healthcare and help people.

The client decided to start the business because of a personal experience and they are really passionate about the product they are trying to create and about making people's lives easier. They are looking for someone who will be as passionate as they are about growing the company and helping people through the use of technology and AI. As it's a start-up in the really early stages, this role will fit someone who wants to get their hands dirty with the technologies and someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment full of challenges, as this is not the typical 9 to 5 role.

Skills needed:

At least 3 years of experience as a Data Scientist – as you will set up the practice you will need to be comfortable working by yourself for the first few months.
Extensive hands-on experience with Python and R.
Demonstrated experience with Machine Learning and AI technologies.
Experience leading teams and training junior team members – you will be responsible for building the Data Science team, you will need to be able to recognise talent and train them up to speed.
Ideally you will have previous experience of working in a start-up environmentBeneficial but not necessary:

Previous experience in HealthcareThe client offers shares and salary is up to £90,000. The client is really interested in finding the right person and looking for someone to get started as soon as possible as he's looking to launch the product in June. It won't be your years of experience that will make you stand out but your passion about technology and helping people, my client is interested in speaking to candidates who have undertaken numerous personal projects and who will be a good cultural fit for the organisation.

We are looking to start interviewing as soon as possible, so please apply if you want to hear more

Posted: December 5, 2019

£70000 - £90000/annum benefits