Senior Data Scientist

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  • Category: Banking and Financial Services
  • Location: London
  • Date: 1 week ago
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Senior Data Scientist LondonThe People Analytics team has a global remit to provide HR reporting and analytics to HR and the business, in order to enable data-led decisions which will have an impact on over the entire global workforce.  It is an exciting time to join the team, as we evolve in our analytics journey and start to build a machine learning and predictive analytics capability to complement an already mature HR reporting and dash boarding service offering. Data, MI & Analytics, are key pillars for HR transformation and as such this journey is fully supported by our senior leadership.This role is responsible for the technical lead and continuous technical development of Data Science guild within the People Analytics team.  In this role, you will use a combination of computing, mathematics and statistics to explain, understand, predict and prescribe recommendations on selection, development and retention of colleagues across the bank. In addition, you will be required to advise and deliver on the future strategy of the team in coordination with the other guild leads, develop the appropriate technical skills within the Data Science guild and closely work with key stakeholders and customers.What will you be doing?•As the lead data scientist provide technical leadership to the People Analytics team•Be a technical role model for the fellow data science team, shaping technical direction for both you and the wider team •Liaise with data engineers to agree selection of required data to produce the most relevant business insights oResponsible for the technical development of the Data Scientists in the People Analytics teamoAssist in the definition of future analytics strategy and the development of tools to meet that strategyoEngage with the Data Scientists across Barclays to encourage organisational wide learning and collaboration•As part of a multi-disciplinary team deliveroIdeation, design, prototyping and deployment of Data Science products, powered by scalable machine learning modelsoStandard processes to ensure that Analytics follows best practice data privacy and data governanceoBusiness case, technical feasibility and implementation roadmap for new analytics technologies, which are required to deliver people insights, using an agile methodology, which will be actioned by senior business leadersWhat we’re looking for:•Significant proven experience of working in a multidisciplinary analytics team, and a detailed knowledge of key analytics capabilities •Evidence of leading technical teams, evidence of mentoring and coaching more junior team members in technical and non-technical skills, prioritising work across multiple projects •Strong experience using open source programming language for large scale analysis (Python or/and R, PySpark, Scala) and relational databases (MongoDB, DATASTAX, Teradata, Parquet, Hive) and using SQL to query databases•Strong experience training and production of machine learning models using both structured and unstructured data in big data pipelines, for example AWS / Azure / Google Cloud or others•A strong mathematical and statistical background with a strong understanding of statistical inference, Experimental Design, sampling and simulation•Experience in large scale A/B experimentation and familiarity with both Bayesian and frequentist approaches•Be keen to get to know and understand the HR and people analytics world and be enthused by how analytics can influence business decisions that relate to people and the wider business •Experience in delivering easy to understand findings to business stakeholders (including C-suite and Business Partners)Skills that will help you in the role:•Msc/PhD educated in Computer Science, Statistics and Mathematics or similar •D3 and other visualization tools i.e. Tableau, QlikView•High-end statistical tools e.g. SaS, SPSS•Cloud-based services i.e. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, OpenStack•Deep learning for audio and visual data analysis utilising tools such as TensorFlow, Keras•Interest or experience in Natural Language Processing and behavioural analytics •Be able to work in a matrix environment within a virtual teamWhere will you be working?Barclays Head office, 1 Churchill Place is located in the heart of London’s financial district. Situated in Canary Wharf, transport links are excellent with both the Jubilee Line and DLR a short walking distance away. We are lucky to have a huge shopping center right beneath our feet with a number of well-known shops, restaurants and brands.  Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details. Our Values Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.Our DiversityWe aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.Our BenefitsOur customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with us.Date live:
Feb. 05, 2020Location: LondonReference Code: 90253415Business Area: COO & FunctionsArea of Expertise: HRContract: Permanent

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