Job: Head of Machine Learning

Title Head of Machine Learning
Categories Technology Permanent
Salary Up to £110k + bonus and benefits!
Location London (although open to United Kingdom and even EU wide candidates)
Job Information

Harris global are currently looking for a Head of Machine Learning to join our global client, a leading market research institute, on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will have prior experience working as a Senior Machine Learning professional within a team that has global reach. The candidate will be confident in taking Machine Learning as a practise to the next level across a growing organisation.

Candidates will possess:

  • Proven leadership qualities by excellent track records
  • Ability to fluently communicate in an English business environment, speaking German is a big plus
  • Ability to translate and clearly communicate sophisticated analytical information to non-expert stakeholders and clients
  • Ability to think creatively in addressing analytical objectives
  • Proven budget planning and management skills
  • Proven people management skills with extended span of command ( >10 FTEs, multiple teams, multiple locations)
  • Proven platform management or ownership skills
  • PhD or Master degree that reflects strong statistical/mathematical/computer science skills (highly desirable)
  • Typically 10+ years of relevant work experience
  • Expert statistical skills
    • either in survey statistics (sampling, non-response adjustments, Bayesian statistics),
    • or econometric modelling (program evaluation, forecasting, economic theory, panel data),
    • or observational causal inference (potential outcomes, structural equation models, instrumental variables)
    • or experimental design.
  • Expert knowledge of analytic programming languages (ie Python) and the respective Python Machine Learning ecosystem
  • Expert understanding of AI principles, Explainable AI and AI pipelines
  • Expert knowledge of optimization and/or machine learning algorithms and/or deep learning algorithms
  • Expert knowledge of computer science fundamentals, software design principles and patterns, patterns and testing strategies
  • Expert skills with regard to working in (big) database environments
  • Expert skills with regard to performance optimization and scalability
  • Expert knowledge of cloud computing environments and machine learning pipelines (eg mlflow, kubeflow, TFX)
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