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21 Oct 2019

Full-timeSenior Data Science Consultant

Altius Godalming, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

We have ambition!

Altius has a simple ambition – to be the leading data focused technology consulting business in Europe. We help clients to harness their data and use it to understand, model and predict business performance – delivering improved engagement, efficiency and profitability. We have an enviable client base with established long-term client relationships across multiple industry sectors.

Our focus on innovation in cloud-based solutions, data science and top talent has resulted in revenue growth averaging 50% a year. With ambitious plans to be doubled by 2022. Our success means we have opened an office in Amsterdam to be our European Headquarters.

At Altius, we strive for excellence in everything we do. We are a dynamic team of bright, personable professionals who are at the height of their game. We are passionate about solving complex business problems while establishing trust-based relationships with peers and clients. Altius are currently 300 people across the UK, India and The Netherlands.

Join us!

What will be your challenge?

Our vision is to design innovative solutions that transform the way people use data and that set new precedents within the industry. As a data scientist, you will be involved into development of real-life predictive solutions working along with clients to resolve their advanced analytics requirements using machine learning and advanced statistical methods. As a senior consultant, you will analyse and scope requirements, propose and design the solution for your clients across sectors such as (but not limited to) retail, travel and transport, financial services and industry. You will also lead the internal and external knowledge community on one or more data science areas of focus.

Responsibilities include:
• Acting as technical lead on projects; engaging with clients throughout the lifecycle of projects on both advisory and delivery assignments.
• Being responsible and accountable for the delivery of workstreams on Data Science projects.
• Building client ownership and identifying and developing commercial opportunities in existing engagements and clients to sustain impact.
• Developing machine learning, artificial intelligence, and statistical algorithms and solutions using R and/or Python.
• Preparing advanced data analyses and presenting results and impact to businesspeople.
• Participating in pre-sales activities to demonstrate how data science and statistics may be applied for commercial advantage of potential clients.
• Developing solution prototypes and deliver CRP (Conference Room Pilot) sessions.
• Supporting clients and colleagues to share knowledge and develop an integrated delivery ethic.

What makes you successful?

You share our drive to set standards and deliver top notch solutions. You understand data and the opportunity for clients to gain advantage from it. You are an ambitious data scientist driven by innovation and teamworking, with hand-on experience in machine and deep learning, statistical modelling and software development, and great (technical) leadership skills.

In short you have:
• An advanced degree (PhD) in machine learning, computer science, physics, applied mathematics or statistics or equivalent industrial experience.
• Commercial and academic experience in developing ML & AI solutions using R or Python.
• Experience with distributed machine learning (RHadoop, Spark MLlib, etc) and big data stack tools (Spark, Hadoop, Storm, Hive & Pig) is a plus.
• A good view of the data pipeline: platform, ingestion, modelling, productionizing.
• Hands-on experience in developing query structures with SQL and/or NoSQL query languages.
• Strong business analysis skills and a proven consultative approach: a collaborative working style and the capacity to communicate effectively with all audiences.
• The capability to establish trust-based relationships with both your peers and clients.

In addition, you may have:
• Understanding of deep learning techniques and experience with deep learning environments (TensorFlow, Theano, MXNet, Microsoft DMTK, etc.).
• Programming skills in industrial languages (Java or C/C++ or C# or Scala).
• Experience in Logistics, Finance, Retail, or Digital Media industries is a plus.

What do we offer?

• A multicultural and diverse environment.
• An attractive salary, on-target benefits and holiday package.
• A strong training and development plan.
• Accelerated career path and leadership program for outstanding performers.
• A place where you can learn, grow and become the best version of yourself.

Additional information regarding our recruitment process

• Applications are invited from candidates with the right to reside and work within
The Netherlands only.
• Base salary + on target benefits will be based on experience and track record.
• Please note that a background check will be part of our recruitment process.
• Altius is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Job Categories: Technology. Job Types: Full-time.


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