Data Scientist Manager

  • Artefact
  • London, UK
  • 21/12/2018
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Machine Learning Data Analytics Big Data Artificial Intelligence Data Management Statistics Software Engineering

Job Description

Artefact (formerly Artefact-NetBooster SA) is a digital marketing agency built on the perfect union of marketers and engineers. The agency works with the largest global brands to redefine the future of customer experience through new technologies. The company has 25 offices across 17 countries, with 1000+ employees delivering three service offers : Data Consulting, Digital Marketing Expertise and Technology Development (Big Data and Artificial Intelligence). Artefact was awarded the most innovative agency of 2017.

Over 600 clients, including 100+ blue chip clients such as AccorHotels, Orange, Carrefour, Emirates, and Monoprix, rely on the agency’s profound marketing experience. Artefact, founded by three alumni of the renowned French Engineering School Polytechnique, Vincent Luciani, Philippe Rolet and Guillaume de Roquemaurel, has sustained a steady growth rate since its creation in 2015 and has multiplied its turnover threefold in 2016. Artefact is listed on the Euronext Growth Paris Stock Exchange and is one of the largest independent international agency led by media and data experts.

What you will be doing: Key responsibilities

Reporting directly to the country Head of data & Technology, your role will encompass:

  • Building the vision for the Data Science of the company and managing the data science team  in a day to day role
  • Playing a preponderant role in raising the level of competencies of the data science team
  • Leading  ambitious projects in the transformation of clients through data
  • Harnessing the expertise from the other Divisions (Activation, Creativity, and Strategy) to provide comprehensive services to your clients
  • Developing privileged relationships with our clients’ C-level executives, using your technical abilities to assist in the transformation of their marketing department, and ensuring that Artefact/NetBooster is their preferred partner in this endeavour

Among your responsibilities as Manager Data Scientist, you will be responsible for:

Managing the country’s Data team

  • Managing the resources to ensure challenges and skills are well matched
  • Ensuring each individual’s continuous development and well-being within the team
  • Securing delivery on client projects
  • Promoting the Division’s brand, communicating its successes and results at country level (ex: through events and PR)
  • Working with the managers of Consulting to build and maintain strong relationships with your clients and best understand their strategic and tactical needs

Developing Artefact’s technical expertise

  • Demonstrating the skill and credibility required to ensure the success of our clients’ initiatives
  • Researching and developing new technical approaches to address problems efficiently
  • Working with Artefact’s partners to understand and leverage the latest technologies
  • Sharing best practices and contributing to Artefact’s institutional knowledge

Being a great tech manager

  • Leading by example, embodying Artefact’s values and inspiring others to do the same
  • Caring for the happiness of your team whilst guiding them to be the best they can be, ensuring work is delivered to a high standard and providing feedback and mentoring
  • Knowing the role of a manager in a team’s success

Qualifications: Education & experience required

  • A Master’s degree in machine learning, mathematics, computer science, or related fields
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience developing and applying data-driven solutions in a corporate or consulting setting, preferably in a consumer marketing context (experience in the web industry is a plus)
  • Strong experience and knowledge of data processing, data modeling, algorithms, and data architecture
  • Experience managing a technical project in a business context
  • Intellectual curiosity and excellent problem-solving skills, including the ability to structure and prioritise an approach for maximum impact

What we are looking for

  • A Doer: you get things done and inspire your teams to do the same
  • An Analyst: you LOVE data and think every company should take their decisions with facts
  • A Pragmatist: you have a hacker mindset and always find the quick wins
  • A Mentor: your clients and teams naturally seek for advice
  • An Adventurer: you’re an entrepreneur constantly looking for problems to solve

Why you should join us

  • Artefact is the place to be: come and build the future of marketing
  • Progress: every day offers new challenges and new opportunities to learn
  • Culture: join the best team you could ever imagine
  • Entrepreneurship: you will be joining a team of driven entrepreneurs. We won’t give up until we make a huge dent in this industry!

 Come join us!

HOW TO APPLYSTEP 1We would love to hear from you! Please submit your resume and motivation through our form and you hear back from our recruiters.STEP 2Our interviews take place in three to five rounds depending on the level of seniority. They test the structural, analytical and synthesis of candidates through written case (only intern and junior) and business cases (all candidates).STEP 3Do you have a natural fit with the team and all the expertise, ambition and energy that is needed to join Artefact?