Lead Data Scientist

at Adthena Lts in London

Adthena is the leading Competitive Intelligence solution for Search and Voted “Best Search Software” in 2016 at the UK Search Awards, Best Search Tool at the 2017 Drum Awards, and Technical Innovation of the Year at the 2017 Biddable Media Awards.


We’re a 50 person, 5-year-old fast growing tech company headquartered in London with offices in Australia and soon to launch into the USA. Adthena is used by some of the world’s biggest brands and their agencies, and our unique, machine-learning and patented “whole Market View” technologies provide unparalleled insights for clients to outsmart and outperform their competitors.


New Opportunity: Lead Data Scientist


Come and join a friendly engineering team of seven that uses the latest distributed and web technologies.


You’ll be researching, inventing and maintaining all machine learning and artificial intelligence at Adthena, as well as building out the Data Science Team. You will be prototyping new learning algorithms that underpin our core product already used by some of the worlds biggest brands. These describe things like click through rates, spend estimates, adcopy effectiveness. You’ll also be extending our patented relevancy process and inventing new data-driven features. These are challenging, unsolved data problems applicable to thousands of major enterprises globally.


Data science is a core, central component of the Adthena product so you’ll be collaborating closely with the engineering and product management teams. You will have full freedom to use your expertise in machine learning to solve the task at hand.


Experience & Qualities we are looking for you to bring to the role:


You’ll need to be smart, passionate and we would like you to have worked in data science and engineering teams in a lead or senior capacity in your previous role. You’ll be someone who loves data science and machine learning, and be someone who can proactively lead it from the front here at Adthena. You are expected to have strong set of skills in machine learning, including regression models, classification models, natural language processing, neural networks, convolutional neural networks, and neural embeddings. Strong Python programming skills are also a must, and you must be able to show you are able to put your machine learning models into production.


Some of the tech our current models use:


Click and Spend: XGBoost, Vowpal Wabbit, Word2Vec, Python3, Gradient boosted decision trees, Word2Vec.
Recommendation: Word2Vec, Python3, Random Forest, Word2Vec.
Search Term Categorisation: TensorFlow, Word2Vec, Convolutional Neural Network for sentence classification.
We’re a tech product company so we love technology – so should you. You should be well versed in the theory but importantly you should love getting things done. You should also have strong written and verbal communication skills – so you can explain your genius to the layperson.


Perks and Benefits on offer here at Adthena:


In return we’ll train you in our technologies, and we’ll give you stock, flexible benefits package, flexible working, cycle to work scheme and a great place to work, where you will have fun and feel rewarded, and give you all the tools and support to help you to become the best at what you do.


We can’t wait to hear from you – come and join our Team. Apply now!


Adthena is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


  • We are not working with Recruitment Agencies for this hire. ***


Disclaimer: Please note that Adthena do not accept the profiles, bio, CVs or names of candidates from Agencies or third parties who have not been solicited to work with us regarding employment vacancies or have contacted us speculatively to do so. We will not be held liable or responsible for any fees incurred when third parties do so. Any third parties doing so are ultimately agreeing that Adthena are able to use any information submitted to us at our own discretion.


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Published at 06 Sep 2017
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