Research and Data Science Lead
What does the Research & Data Science Lead do?
In this role you will lead and manage the 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.
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
Good GUI/UID design and report-creation skills