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Head of Data Science

An Amsterdam gaming and advertising scaleup are looking for a Head of Data Science. Creativity and leadership is valued when working with interactive, playable games and you are heavily user-focussed.

They are currently building a Real-Time Bidding (RTB) engine, operating on top of an AWS infrastructure ingesting 10,000 events a second. BIG DATA.

The business is growing rapidly in 2019 – tied to existing clients like Angry Birds and Big Fish Casino – according to the team’s excellent network and domain knowledge.

They’re at the forefront of industry innovations, and taking it to the next level. 

Head of Data Science Duties:

  • Work in close collaboration with Data Scientists and Data Engineers in the end-to-end life cycle of real time data-intensive systems.
  • Architect and lead the data strategy of building an RTB to for decision making in under 10 milliseconds.
  • Build the Data Science and Engineering department, mentoring junior colleagues and implementing Data Science best practices.

Head of Data Science Juicy Bits:

  • Freedom to creatively develop, test, and productionise models based on terabytes of data.
  • Be part of a young and growing company where data is at the core of the company, and will be intimately tied to future business decisions.
  • An international team with flat hierarchy where you have deep impact in driving growth through data strategy.
  • Work with some of the top gaming and advertising companies globally. 

Head of Data Science Ideals:

  • Programming experience with the likes of Python, R and SQL.
  • Experience with real Big Data, and related tools like Spark and Cassandra, on top of AWS (eg S3, Kinesis).
  • Experience building large scale real-time systems and streams.
  • Background in advertising, gaming or performance based marketing is a plus.

Head of Data Science Soft Skills:

  • Strong communicative ability in leading a data team and vision to delivering projects.
  • A desire to be part of a dynamic innovator on the rise.

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