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Data Scientist – (Machine Learning)

Data Scientist – (Machine Learning)

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Employer overview

Our client is an advanced data analytics company, leveraging AI and predictive analytics to dynamically model and understand the impact of consumer behaviour on demand and the downstream effects within the supply chain, helping support companies to improve operational efficiency. ambitious – growing innovative & thriving are a few words that immediately come to mind when describing this company that truly embraces a remote-first work culture.

Their technology

Their platform is secure and scalable whilst providing the best-in-class capabilities to an effective Data Science team. It also needs to provide a modern interface for their clients to interact and utilise the ML models and their supporting data.

They need you to lead on…..

  • Quickly ingest data from a variety of sources.
  • Transform it into standardised data schemas.
  • Store the data securely.
  • Develop, train, and deploy ML models.
  • Present our models and data through our visualisation solution and APIs.

The role

Are you a technical visionary with a passion for building high-performance engineering teams?  Do you thrive in fast-paced environments and possess the leadership skills to guide a team towards success?

This Data Scientist – Machine Learning remote-first role, you will be instrumental in transforming the retail and hospitality industry through data-driven insights. As a leader in machine learning projects, you will collaborate with cross-functional teams to generate impactful insights that directly influence our business. If you are passionate about machine learning and thrive in a dynamic startup environment, we invite you to join us and play a key role in our mission.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Machine Learning Expertise: Apply advanced machine learning techniques to address complex supply chain challenges in the retail and hospitality sectors, focusing on demand forecasting, labor management, and stock optimization.
  • Consumer Domain Knowledge: Leverage your in-depth understanding of the retail and hospitality industries, particularly in demand forecasting and labor and stock management, to guide data-driven decisions and strategies.
  • Independent Problem Solving: Take ownership of complex data science projects, working independently to drive them from inception to execution and delivering high-impact solutions.
  • Take the Initiative: Thrive in our small company environment by exploring innovative solutions. Our challenges can be ambiguous, and we seek candidates who are proactive and thrive in such settings.
  • Data Exploration and Analysis: Analyze large datasets to identify trends and develop data-driven recommendations for marketing and segmentation strategies.
  • Model Development: Build and deploy predictive models that integrate domain knowledge to generate operational efficiencies and drive business growth.
  • Collaboration: Work remotely with cross-functional teams, including marketing, product management, and technology/engineering, to integrate data science solutions into business operations.
  • Communication: Effectively convey complex technical concepts and insights to non-technical stakeholders, facilitating data-driven decision-making across the organization.

Key skills required.

  • A master’s or doctoral degree in statistics, data science, computer science, or a similar discipline.
  • Experience in operational research and a track record of success as a senior data scientist with a strong emphasis on machine learning are advantages.
  • Extensive experience in consumer-facing businesses, such as the retail or hospitality sectors.
  • You must have advanced Python skills.
  • Cloud Experience: Vertex AI, AWS, Azure, GCP (recommended),
  • Proficiency with libraries and frameworks for machine learning (e.g., scikit-learn, PyTorch, TensorFlow, LightGBM/XGBoost).
  • Familiarity with source control, containerization, deployment, and MLOPs.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and the capacity for independent work.
  • Strong team/project management.
  • Outstanding teamwork and communication abilities.


  • Experience in an AI environment.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, client-service environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

About you

Some of the traits we’re looking for in our team are:

  • People that fit their culture and who believe in our mission.
  • Able to work around ambiguity and use initiative.
  • A creative thinker and problem solver.
  • Team player, who can work collectively to find ways forward.

If the above role appeals, & you are confident in your ability to carry out the tasks to a high standard please reach out to me at the earliest opportunity, Thank you. Ian

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Data Science
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