Head of Data Science

London, England, United Kingdom · Data Science

Description

Streetbees is building the world’s first platform for human intelligence. We make human data accessible anywhere in the world by connecting brands with real people on the ground to gather real-time in-the-moment insights at scale. We distil these insights into clear actions for our clients using machine learning technology that identifies key trends, patterns and clusters in our data.

Having raised Series A investment led by Atomico, our client roster is impressive. We work with the likes of Unilever, PepsiCo, L’Oreal, Danone, Mars, Nestle, Deliveroo, Uber and the BBC to name but a few.

We’re looking to add a Head of Data Science to our already extremely strong team to help develop it further. We are looking for someone who is passionate about turning the raw material of data into advanced insights, and applying the latest in machine learning research in advanced but practical ways to drive new innovative products forward to transform an industry.

This is a hands-on role so the ideal candidate brings expertise and experience with machine learning, and scaled data systems, along with commercial acumen, and the management capability to help build and drive a team of world class data scientists and data engineers. We are often working with the latest in research so existing thought leadership on ML-based NLP and NLU, in particular the latest deep learning approaches is a definite plus.

Responsibilities

Requirements

Head of Data Science shall seek to:

Experience and Competencies:

Benefits

At Streetbees, your company benefits will include:

  1. A 24-day paid holiday allowance with the option to buy or sell three additional days a year if desired.
  2. Flexible working hours - we trust people to manage their time and to focus on wider results; so if you need to work from home to finish a project or leave at 5pm on a Tuesday for Choir practice, ensure your manager knows in advance, but feel free to take it.
  3. A pension scheme - our new pension scheme means that Streetbees will start paying a percentage of your salary towards your pension. For further details on how this works get in touch with our head of HR for further information.
  4. The Streetbees Lifestyle Committee - any employee will have the opportunity to plan and manage a variety of Streetbees funded socials and activities for the team. Socials and day outs can involve anything from rock climbing or bowling to company meals or pub crawls.
  5. Wednesday Lunch - We all come together for lunch every Wednesday with a different cuisine each week, paid by the company. Vegetarian and vegan options always provided.
  6. Fully Stocked Kitchen - Breakfast is on us every morning and if you need a coffee or a snack at any point throughout the day, please be our guest.
  7. Friday Catch-ups - Beers, wine, soft drinks and snacks provided as we celebrate the week's successes and welcome newcomers.
  8. Paid volunteering days - one day per quarter with a registered charity of your choice.
  9. Audible subscriptions - the company is more than happy to pay for audio-books subscriptions of your choice on Amazon as we encourage wider and continued learning among our team.
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