Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London

Description

Main Responsibilities


Own your technical domain and lead technical engagements with multiple business units

Line manage junior Data Scientists and mentor and coach wider team in best approaches to optimisation problems

Help to define the strategic direction the team should take, trading off between contradicting priorities

Translate ambiguous business challenges into data science problems and applications

Manage, guide and mentor the team in their daily work

Communicate complex solutions in a clear, understandable way to non-experts

Work end-to-end on Data Science developments, contributing to all aspects of the project lifecycle which result in productionised data products

Scientifically analyse and evaluate the effectiveness of different approaches to guide future development and track the value created by the team

Build mathematical models on top of big data architectures to gain deep insights into opportunities to improve the customer experience and the Tesco business

Promote data science across Tesco, and promote Tesco across the external Data Science community


The Ideal Candidate


Specialist knowledge of a technical Data Science domain (domain dependent upon specific focus of role but will include one of: Operations Research, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Forecasting, Simulation, NLP, Statistics)

Experience with different programming languages and a high level of capability of at least one language - Python, Scala, Java, R (or similar)

Ability to influence senior stakeholders on technical topics

Experience of leading highly technical Data Science developments involving multiple stakeholders

Experience of coaching / mentoring others in technical approaches

Experience of partnering with technology teams to productionize developments and roll out at scale


About The Company

Here at Tesco we focus on solving complex business problems and developing data products that can be deployed at scale to our customers. Our work spans across multiple areas including Stores, Online, Fulfilment, Marketing and Clubcard and we encourage rotation amongst our Data Scientists so they can apply their skills to different business challenges and gain deeper levels of subject matter expertise.


Our core work involves developing data products that can be deployed at scale both internally and externally. On any day you could be supporting the automation of decision-making across the business; optimising processes for key business objectives; or conducting deep-dive exploratory analysis to inform strategic decision-making.

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