Senior Data Scientist

Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£60,600 - £80,800
Posted
15 Oct 2021
Closes
22 Oct 2021
Ref
044095
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Lloyds Banking Group are transforming the way we do Engineering. We've created "LBG Labs" and we're building multi-functional, co-located teams giving them freedom to bring technology to the forefront of our business. This will help us create new, and improve existing, products and services to help us really make a difference to our customers.

Want to know more?

A Lab is a co-located team who work together on key projects to deliver value at pace by designing services that people find useful, easy and engaging to use. Typically, a Lab has a strong focus on complex problem solving in an agile environment where engineers are free to experiment and create innovative products which will transform the way our customers engage with us.

About the role:

An exciting opportunity to lead the establishment of an 'in house' Data Science capability within the Business and Commercial Risk Lab, part of Group Transformation at Lloyds Banking Group

The team delivers strategic change across the Commercial Bank focussed on transforming our Credit Risk Management capabilities

As the Lead Data Scientist, you'll work in a multi-disciplinary team to identify, design and build strategic capability to support our Commercial Customers as part of LBG's wider strategic change programmes

As Chapter Lead, you'll lead a team of Data Scientises as their line manager, supporting them to grow, develop and deliver their goals. You'll focus on teamwork to facilitate the success of others bringing energy and passion to inspire the team

If you would like to work in and help craft a vibrant, agile team making a real difference to customers, this is the place for you!

Here's where you'll make a difference:

  • Blend first-hand coding / data sourcing capability with a higher level strategic / architectural capabilities to deliver incremental data driven value across Risk focused team
  • Drive the transformation of our data capabilities using latest emerging technologies and services, finding opportunities / market insights through (but not limited to) a network of internal and external data science professionals
  • Build, lead and inspire a team of data enthusiasts and visionaries to support our Bank of the Future agenda.
  • Provide key insights in support of existing initiatives and / or upcoming opportunities
  • Demonstrate strong organisational awareness and ability to collaborate with teams across the bank where appropriate

What we need from you:

  • Previous line management experience is essential
  • In-depth knowledge of statistics and maths, supervised & unsupervised learning, NLP and time series would be great but not essential
  • Expertise in Python, should be able to write production quality code in Python. Knowledge of R or PySpark ML libraries will be an added advantage
  • An interest in working on a cloud platform, particularly Google Cloud Platform.
  • Good understanding of database technologies and familiarity of Tableau or Power BI or other visualization tools would be helpful
  • Also looking for knowledge of GitHub management and agile ways of working.

You'll also receive a package that includes:

Join us and be part of an inclusive, values-led culture that celebrates diversity, equal opportunity and provides opportunities for flexible working.

Together we'll make it possible...

So what can we offer you in return?

Whatever your aspiration, you can also expect excellent benefits, personal development and a career that's enriching and full of opportunity.

You'll also receive a package that includes:

  • Discretionary bonus
  • Cash sum of 4% which you can exchange for a variety of benefits or simply take the cash
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Pension, where we'll give up to a max of 15%
  • Share plans
  • 30 days holiday (plus Public)

Are you interested in joining us? Apply today, we'd love to hear from you...

 

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