Lead Data Scientist

Work somewhere you'll make an impact every day

From ideas to impact

We are a global digital business services organization with a mission to improve the way people and companies work. Forever. Our Consulting, Delivery and Learning teams design and deliver transformational digital products and experiences that add value to our clients’ businesses and to their customers’ lives.

Every day, across the world, our teams are pioneering faster, better ways to bring our client’s most exciting ideas to life.

We are looking for a seasoned Lead Data Scientist to help us shape Emergn’s exciting future and play an important role in our growth.

Key Responsibilities

  • Build and refine predictive models using machine learning algorithms to forecast business outcomes and support decision-making processes.
  • Apply techniques such as regression, classification, clustering, and time-series analysis.
  • Work closely with product managers, engineers, and business analysts to understand business requirements and translate them into data-driven solutions.
  • Collaborate on projects to integrate data science solutions into production environments.
  • Perform complex statistical analysis to identify patterns, trends, and correlations in large datasets.
  • Conduct hypothesis testing, A/B testing, and other statistical techniques to validate findings.
  • Represent the company at industry conferences, seminars, and webinars by presenting on advanced data science topics, methodologies, and case studies.
  • Participate in panel discussions and workshops to share insights and trends in data science.
  • Optimize data processing workflows for performance and scalability.
  • Mentor junior data scientists and provide guidance on best practices in data analysis, modeling, and coding.
  • Lead data science initiatives and ensure alignment with organizational goals.
  • Stay updated with the latest advancements in machine learning, AI, and data science.
  • Organize internal workshops, training sessions, and knowledge-sharing events to promote data literacy and advanced analytical techniques within the company.
  • Develop and champion best practices, standards, and guidelines for data science activities.
  • Experiment with new algorithms, tools, and techniques to drive innovation within the team.
  • Continuously improve data science workflows and processes for efficiency and scalability.

Skills, Knowledge and Expertise

  • Master’s or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Data Science, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in data science, machine learning, and statistical modeling.
  • Proven track record of leading data science projects from ideation to production.
  • Experience mentoring junior data scientists and collaborating with cross-functional teams.
  • Industry-specific knowledge (e.g., finance, healthcare, retail) to tailor data science solutions to business needs.
  • Excellent communication skills for explaining technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Experience presenting findings and recommendations to senior leadership.

Benefits

  • Comprehensive health insurance, along with life insurance 
  • A flexible work environment: you can work remotely or hybrid from one of our locations 
  • Working with the latest tools and technologies on meaningful client engagements 
  • Career growth opportunities and a clear progression framework 
  • Local teambuilding activities and get-togethers to strengthen your sense of belonging and encourage meaningful relationships with your colleagues.  
  • Two weeks per year for you to work from a location of your choice, expanding your horizons while staying connected to your team 
  • Generous referral bonus program, quarterly and yearly company awards with financial incentives 
  • 8 hours of paid volunteering 

The best part 

Emergn is a global digital business services firm with a mission to improve the way people and companies work. Forever. We partner with some of the world’s most respected businesses, including Fortune 500, FTSE 100, and Global 2000 companies, to turn their most promising ideas into valuable digital products and customer experiences faster. 

Our experts work with clients to transform their business in three ways:  

  • Helping to better define their thinking, including shaping their product organization and clarifying and communicating their product strategy.  
  • Developing their people by delivering exemplary training in product management, modern ways of working, and leadership.  
  • Delivering their outcomes by building customer-centric products and customer experiences.  

Emergn’s unique approach, Value, Flow, Quality (VFQ), combines the best of Agile, Lean, design thinking, and systems thinking to turn investments in new ways of working into tangible results. With a strong presence in over a dozen countries and headquarters in Boston (US) and London (EMEA), we’re making an impact every day. 

Ready to make an impact? 

Join us today! 

About Emergn

At Emergn, we’re driven to improve the way people and companies work. Forever.
We are enablers of ideas, champions of our client’s vision and recognized experts at using innovation to help you better connect with customers. If we sound like a different type of services firm, that’s because we are. Passionate about bringing ideas to market in the most impactful way, we help our clients place their customers at the heart of their business. Working with some of the world’s most established, successful brands, we know how to turn challenges into opportunities and real-world problems into smart products and solutions.

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