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Senior Data Scientist/Machine Learning Engineer



THG is one of the fastest growing online retailers on the planet. We have over a decade of building and growing brands in the Beauty and Wellness sectors, across over 140 markets. We specialise in creating brilliant digital brand experiences and we aim to be the World's leading Online Health & Beauty Destination. We are currently the UK's leading multi-website online retailer with rapidly growing global operations and we currently have over 16 million customers worldwide.

We are building a world-class business with global ambitions, a proprietary technology platform, and disruptive business model. Our culture is fast-paced and ambitious - we like to move twice as fast as you might think is possible. That's how the company operates, and it is part of the DNA that has led to our incredible growth. We have over 4,000 diverse, smart thinkers - our people are unquestionably our strength. Wherever in the world they are, whatever their role, we encourage our people to share the smart thinking, and give them the support to see their ideas made real. We have built an environment that empowers our people to achieve their full potential, creating innovative digital experiences that deliver results.

As part of our hyper growth we seek to hire and develop well-rounded, commercially astute, ambitious people that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG and drive us forward.

About the division:

About the Technology @ THG

Our software is the core of our business and enables the company to continue to grow and thrive. The Group’s industry leading and proprietary technology platform powers its own consumer sites plus global media partners and brand owners, including: Unilever, Nintendo and the Daily Mail Group. We develop all of our own applications in-house with our Development Delivery Teams. In order to enable our Delivery Teams to continue to achieve, we are always looking for bright and intellectual people who are happy to push boundaries and really challenge the status quo.

Led by world-class technologists with a diverse range of backgrounds ranging from Silicon Valley tech giants (Google, Amazon) through to Hedge funds and Algorithmic Trading Firms. You will be surrounded by highly intellectual and passionate colleagues, all with the common goal to help us grow this business globally, fast. Our current 500+ Technologists are currently looking at how we can further develop our platform to continue the success’ that we have had!

About the Role:

As a Senior Data Scientist/Machine Learning Engineer you will be involved in research and development of advanced Machine Learning algorithms at THG. Your focus will be researching state-of-the-art AI technologies and deep learning algorithms to provide practical solutions to the rest of the business. You will be strong in software engineering and have a track record of building production quality systems. You will also provide technical leadership to the team and the larger THG Data community with regards to data solution design and engineering, implementation of algorithms and experimentations seeing it through to production. You will work closely with business stakeholders to identify challenges and provide AI-based solutions. This is a technical, hands-on role where you will write code, analyse and cleanse data and provide robust solutions to real business problems using the Data at your disposal.

RequirementsSolid understanding of computer science fundamentals, including data structures, algorithms, data modelling and software architectureExcellent understanding of classical Machine Learning algorithms (e.g. Logistic Regression, Random Forest, XGBoost, etc.) as well as state-of-the-art research area (e.g. NLP, Transfer Learning etc.) and modern Deep Learning algorithms (e.g. BERT, LSTM, etc.)Solid knowledge of SQL and Python's ecosystem for data analysis (Jupyter, Pandas, Scikit Learn, Matplotlib)Understanding of model evaluation, data pre-processing techniques, such as standardisation, normalisation, and handling missing dataSolid understanding of summary, robust, and nonparametric statistics; hypothesis testing, probability distributions, sampling techniques, and stochastic processes. Solid understanding of regression, predictive modelling, and anomaly detection2-5 years of working experience in Data Science & Machine Learning areaProven experience of delivering a number of high-quality AI-based products and experience of productionisation of Machine Learning based productsAbility to work on multiple projects and manage deliverablessolid communications and soft skills to manage stakeholders demandsBenefits

What’s in it for you

Competitive Salary, plus a bonusYou’ll be joining a growing, intelligent team that will drive business changeYou’ll have the opportunity to make an impact within the team, applying the skills and methodologies you’ve learntYou’ll be working for a company with an excellent culture, in a friendly and fast paced environmentYou’ll be able to react to change with backing from the businessYou'll have the opportunity to solve complex business/technical problems Job Summary ID: AD9F22DA05Department: ["Technology"]Type: full time

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Salford, England, Greater Manchester, M5, United Kingdom

  • Ad ID:  14966898
  • Ad Type:  Offered
  • Posted on:  14/07/2020, 02:49
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