Research and Data Science Lead

What does the Research & Data Science Lead do?

Our Cyber Security business is continuing to grow and we are now looking for a proactive and enthusiastic team lead who will lead and manage the Cyber Data Science & Research Analyst team to map the research agenda to the product roadmap, along with surfacing the value of our data for the benefit of customers and the product development of our cyber security services.  Our threat monitoring and analytics platform, purpose built to analyse billions of DNS data packets in real time, pinpoints and eradicates malicious activity quickly and effortlessly.

Department
Technical
Salary
Competitive
Location
Oxford
Type of Hire
Permanent
Ref No
465

What we expect from the Research & Data Science Lead

Work with Head of Product to define and deliver the data and research strategy for the cyber security business

Manage a team of data scientists and research analysts to ensure focused activities to support the business and product roadmap

Provide data capabilities to help grow the cyber security services business

Lead the research teams to deliver innovative projects that add value and align to the product strategy

Build a strong data-science capability to take advantage of key data technologies

Fully understand the business and act as key partner to the senior leadership team

Have a strong ear to the data science market and research landscape in order to bring new capabilities to the business

Support and management of data/analytical systems and software

Delivery to service level agreements

Delivery of key projects

Management of support workload to SLAs

High performance service based on internal feedback

On time and on-budget project delivery

Build close, productive working relationships with other teams (primarily product management, delivery, marketing & PR (proof points for narrative)

Skills, experience and behaviours we look for

This position needs a proactive and enthusiastic team leader who is excited by managing a combination of people and technology to deliver world-class data and research to support the cyber security business.

Excellent technical knowledge across a broad range of technologies and happy traversing between strategy and detail.

Able to enjoy a hands-on approach and the variety that the role can bring, but will also be happy to develop processes, people and strategy.

Lead a small, high performance team and understand the diversity of skills and technologies needed to deliver this service to the business.

Good influencer, comfortable working with different levels of management.

Able to develop strong relationships across the business meeting and understanding the technical and business challenges faced by other teams.

Developing both their team and technology to deliver both projects and services to the IT team and wider business

Experience working in development and/or data delivery lead role managing a technical team

Thorough understanding of analytical and reporting tools, development methodologies, trends and systems

Knowledge of data warehousing and data mining, SQL, Oracle PLSQL, database and architecture design