Lead Data Scientist

Chicago, IL

Job ID: 1893 Job Category: Data Science Industry: Consulting Annual Salary: Up to $130K base salary

Data Science leaders - we need you!

Our client, a rapidly growing consulting startup in Chicago is looking for a Lead Data Scientist to guide the development and roadmap for a product in their suite of analytical tools. In this role, you'll manage critical projects and lead teams consisting of Data Scientists, programmers, and engineers.

If you like the sound of solving big problems, devising and implementing ingenious new approaches to data, and making a major impact at a booming new firm, let's chat!


This role requires a seasoned Data Scientist, someone who has been doing this work for a handful of years in an industry setting. An advanced degree (ideally PhD) in a quantitative field is a must, and a history of publishing papers is a big plus. This role requires deep predictive analytics abilities, along with the skills to wrangle massive, messy, disparate data. Tools for the role include: R, Python, Scala, Java, and Spark. Significant experience with at least one general-purpose coding language is a must.

Salary for this role ranges up to $130K, and relocation assistance is available.


Naomi Keller
Executive Recruiter

Naomi currently helps to lead Burtch Works' data science practice. She brings a wealth of experience from her time in the market research and analytics industry, as well as talent and technology experience from LinkedIn.
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