Director of Applied Data Science - Financial Services

Job description

Summary

We are looking for a motivated and high-achieving Director of Applied Data Science - Financial Services based in London to join the team on our vision to optimise every business on the planet. This is a full-time placement with significant opportunities for personal development.


We offer an intellectually stimulating environment, work within an interdisciplinary team and an inclusive culture. We are a high-calibre, mission-driven team building a technology that improves our world.


Roles and Responsibilities

This is an exciting role for a smart, creative person with a strong technical background and to lead our Applied Data Science function. You work will include:

  • Leading the implementation of research prototypes that go into the product
  • Leading the relationship with existing customers
  • Leading and coordinating the execution of Proof of Concepts and Pilots
  • Transforming customer feedback to product ideas
  • Drive customer success outcomes (upsell, renewals etc) from a technical point of view
  • Define and Optimize Customer Lifecycle from onboarding to renewals
  • Coordinating Customer Support Activities


The Company


Current machine learning approaches have severe limitations when applied to real-world business problems and fail to unlock the true potential of AI for the enterprise. causaLens is pioneering Causal AI, a new category of intelligent machines that understand cause and effect - a major step towards true artificial intelligence. Our enterprise platform goes beyond predictions and provides causal insights and suggested actions that directly improve business outcomes for leading businesses in asset management, banking, insurance, logistics, retail, utilities, energy, telecommunications and many others.


We are committed to addressing the diversity problem in the tech industry, and that starts with making sure we have a team where everyone feels at home and can contribute as a peer.


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Benefits

  • The opportunity to join a fast-growing, agile, and international team passionate about innovation and making a difference
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Share option scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • 32 days paid holiday allowance (incl. bank holidays)
  • Equipment you need to get the job done (MacBook Pro etc.)
  • Good work-life balance
  • Opportunities for continued learning and self-development, including courses, conferences and book budget
  • Flexible work-from-home and remote days
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Weekly journal club and knowledge sharing presentations
  • Regular team outings, pizza Thursdays and annual company retreats
  • Fruits, snacks and soft drinks in the office
  • Amazing, smart, fun and inspiring colleagues, always there to support your ideas, growth and enthusiasm


Logistics


Our interview process consists of screening interviews and a "Day 0" which is spent with the team. Normally the Day 0 takes place on-site but for the time being, they will take place online.

We will do our best to transparently communicate the process with successful candidates.

Job requirements

  • Strong academic record (MEng, MSci, EngD or PhD)
  • Quantitative Experience in Finance 
  • An excellent written and verbal communicator with a high level of business acumen
  • Highly capable, self-motivated, collaborative and personable
  • High integrity and drive
  • Naturally curious and effective problem solver
  • Ability to effectively work independently in a fast-moving environment