Optimal HR Group on behalf of its client, a leading systemic Bank in Greece, is looking to recruit a Senior Data Scientist based in Athens.
Works closely with the management team to scope, identify and establish appropriate data analysis methodologies for new projects and define the resources needed for the proper and timely execution
Leads analytics projects and oversees teams of data scientists in developing new and improved analytics applications, all the way from prototyping to production
Seeks new data sources internally and externally that enable leading edge data science solutions
Develops complex statistical modelling tools, involving complex algorithms, artificial intelligence methods, machine learning, deep learning, and advanced statistics
Analyzes and interprets structured, semi-structured and unstructured data, utilizing scientific methods (statistical analysis, data mining, machine learning algorithms) to extract knowledge and make business recommendations
Builds prototypes for data analytics solutions to be used across business cases
Leads analytics projects, oversees the activities of data scientists, and provides advanced expertise on statistical and mathematical concepts for the broader Data and Analytics team
Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Machine Learning, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, or any other related quantitative field
At least 7 years of working experience working as a Senior Data Scientist in projects related with finance sector, managing teams of Data Scientists.
Experience working on multiple projects requiring a wide range of skills and technologies, (machine learning, deep learning, Natural Language Processing)
Ability to inspire the junior data scientists who will follow in his directives and have People management skills in order to lead a project
Strategic and creative-innovative thinker, having an ability to handle multiple simultaneous projects
Highly proficient in SAS, Python, R, or other equivalent languages, and Strong SQL knowledge
Result-oriented individual, self-motivated, and proactive needing minimal supervision
Highly organized able to prioritize and meet tight deadlines
Detail oriented person, with ability to work comfortably in a group / collaborative setting
The company offers an attractive remuneration package and a fast learning and flexible working environment for an extensive professional growth.