Data Science Lead/Senior - FaaS Model R&D

Data, Analytics & Insight London, England


Position at Choreograph


At the heart of the world’s leading media agency network is a future-facing product company, building the tools to make media work for everyone. In partnership with the globe’s leading clients, agency teams, media companies and technology platforms, we’re using our privileged position to help our customers ascend to vantage points unique in our industry. 

Our teams bring together agile product management, cutting edge data science and enterprise scale engineering to build products that will shape the next decade of data driven marketing. We believe consumer privacy, client confidentiality, brand growth and user experience are essential to performance and the sustainability of the advertising ecosystem and have assembled a global team with diverse skills and experience to help shape that future. 

You will collaborate with other data scientists as well as the members of the Choreograph’s Audience Origin and Fusion as a Service (FaaS) team to help improve and enrich data and additional offerings.  The main goal for this role is to develop and scale out GDT’s data services and products, which covers data ascription, augmentation and fusion.  



  • Potentially lead a team of data scientists working on data ascription, augmentation, and fusion
  • Actively explore and identify the latest techniques related to fusion and ascription 
  • Designing, developing and implementing the model tests to ensure methodological fit for the project needs 
  • Understand advantages and limitations of different methodologies and ensure quality of results is met
  • Identify opportunities for innovation in bringing together numerous disparate data sources



  • Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Economics, or a related field.
  • Experience with stakeholder engagement and management
  • Experience analysing large volumes of data (5+ years)
  • Excellent analytical skills and strong statistical knowledge, as well as interest in applying them to complex problems
  • Good knowledge of main ML algorithms
  • Programming proficiency in Python (5+ years)
  • Extensive experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches
  • A passion for empirical research and for answering hard questions with data
  • A flexible analytic approach that allows for results at varying levels of precision
  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner


  • Work in collaborative teams with members with a wide range of skills and expertise 
  • Work at the cutting edge of commercial market analytics and research
  • Ability to focus and develop skills based on interests 


GroupM is a WPP company. WPP is the world leader in marketing communications services. Within WPP, GroupM is the consolidated media investment management operation and parent company to world-famous media agencies, such as Mediacom, Mindshare, Wavemaker and Essence. The company has offices in New York City, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Irvine, Atlanta, Seattle and in many other major markets around the globe.

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GroupM and all of its affiliates embrace and celebrate diversity, inclusivity, and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We are a worldwide media agency network that represents global clients. The more inclusive we are, the more great work we can create together.