Lead Data Scientist


Digitas are looking for a seasoned Lead Data Scientist with at least 6 years of experience in Data Science (preferably with experience in marketing, customer and financial data)

This role represents a unique opportunity to help shape the direction of both the team and the products the team develops. We are a highly diverse team and celebrate new thinking and ways of solving problems using the latest methodologies, frameworks and technology.

As Lead Data Scientist you will be collaborating with colleagues in Technology, Strategy, Creative and Media in developing solutions and will be working predominantly in Google Cloud Platform to deliver prototypes and end to end products.

Typically, these projects will require demonstrable knowledge of;

·       NLP

·       Deep Learning

·       ML based forecasting

  • Exceptional analytical and statistical skills
  • Experience with R and Python in a multi developer environment using version control such as git
  • Can perform EDA on new and varied datasets
  • Knows how to test for data quality and is familiar with cleansing, imputation techniques
  • Knows how and when to use different machine learning models (LDA, KNN, Regression etc)
  • Understands how to build and train neural networks
  • Has demonstrable experience of working in a cloud environment with VMs, GPUs, various data storage technologies across structures and unstructured data


  • Experience with dashboarding software (Tableau, Looker, Qlik View etc)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to communicate and present data topics and projects to stakeholders, tailoring the approach depending on the audience
  • Experience managing other data scientists, fostering their learning and development

About Digitas


Digitas is The Connected Marketing Agency, committed to helping brands better connect with people through Truth. Connection. Wonder. With diverse expertise in data, strategy, creative, media, and tech, we work across capabilities and continents to make better connections and achieve ambitious outcomes through ideas that excite, provoke and inspire. Curious and fully transparent, we are always examining real human behavior to create authentic connections—between brands and consumers, clients and partners, and ideas and outcomes. Digitas has 3,500 employees across 18 countries and 32 offices, with an extended network via Publicis Media of over 23,500 employees present in more than 100 countries worldwide. To connect with Digitas or learn more, visit www.digitas.com.


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