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Senior Research Scientist

  • Data Science
  • London
  • Permanent
  • £80,001-£100,000
  • About the role

    Senior Data Scientist – Heuristic modelling – Retail – London £90k

    Are you a Data Scientist who has experience developing Heuristic and/or Metaheuristic models?

    Who are we?

    We’re one of the UK’s biggest retailers and we’re looking for a Senior Data Scientist to join our Data Science team who are working on modelling business problems including Supply chain marketing, loyalty cards, online pricing, security, fulfilment and deploying products at scale.

    What should my background look like?

    You’ll come from a strong statistical analysis/mathematical background with experience in developing probability models for forecasting, prediction and inferences. 

    You’ll have experience in Heuristic and/or Metaheuristic modelling experience

    What skills should I have?

    As our Senior Data Scientist you will have:

    • A minimum of MSc (ideally PhD) in a Mathematic/Statistical related subject
    • You’ll have at least 2 years’ experience developing Heuristic/Metaheuristic models
    • Have a deep technical understanding of statistics
    • Experience developing POC’s of probablilty models


    What’s on offer?

    There’s a generous base salary of up to £90k on offer alongside a generous package which includes, up to 20% bonus, up to 7.5% matched pension contribution, extensive healthcare and wellness program and flexible working. This position will have flexible working but you will be required to attend one of our offices (London/Hertfordshire) 3 x per week from September.

    How do I find out more? 

    If you feel this is the role for you or would like to find out more get in touch by clicking the ‘apply now’ button or get in touch with me by the following:

    • Email me at
    • Call me on 01412250189