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Tech Lead Data Scientist - Kuwait - TAXFREE

  • Location:

    Kuwait

  • Sector:

    Data Science

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    €65k - 90k per year

  • Contact:

    Zsofia Nemeth

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Contact phone:

    019 60 97 84

  • Job ref:

    11456

  • Published:

    17 days ago

A lucrative career opportunity for a Lead Data Scientist has arisen with one of our clients in Kuwait. The company is a brand-new entity with a large portfolio of clients, which has unique position on the market and outstanding prospects in the field of Data Science.

The goals of this position will be:

  • To further specify and develop a portfolio of services to customers,
  • To work directly with company founders on technical pre-sales,
  • To help grow our technical team and to lead a team of data scientists and data engineers on-site (Kuwait City).

What you will be doing in the role:

  • Preparation of services and offers for potential clients,
  • Writing proposals, taking a part in discovery calls and client meetings,
  • Technical planning of projects,
  • Manage a team of data scientists, machine learning engineers, and big data specialists,
  • Ensure project quality and integrity,
  • Interpret and analyse data problems,
  • Conceive, plan and prioritize data projects,
  • Visualize data and create reports,
  • Experiment with new models and techniques.

What you will need:

Required skills:

  • Proven experience as a Data Scientist or similar role (4+ years),
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • A business mindset and ability to bridge the gap between business and technology,
  • Degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Mathematics or similar field,
  • Proficient in one of Python, Java or Scala.

Preferred skills:

  • Strong organizational and leadership skills,
  • Solid understanding of predictive analytics, machine learning, and deep learning in the domain of NLP or computer vision,
  • Experience in developing customer facing data products (recommender engines, churn prediction, sentiment analysis, price predictions).

Desired skills:

  • Knowledge of data management and visualization techniques,
  • Experience with distributed processing frameworks (Spark, MapReduce, Mahout or equivalent). Applied experience preferred,
  • Experience with leading a data science team.

The company will provide you with:

  • Outstanding salary,
  • Assistance and support in relocation,
  • Clear career path and trainings,
  • 25 days paid vacation,
  • Profit sharing plan,
  • Laptop and other equipment.