Head of Data Science

We are looking for an ambidextrous senior machine learning and data leader with an understanding of online sports betting to work on some incredibly interesting projects as we take our personalisation capabilities to the next level

At the heart Graphyte is a machine-learning engine that sits on top of huge volumes of real-time transactional and behavioural data, capable of optimising and personalising hundreds of thousands of bets, promotions and games at any given time.

It will be your role to set the agenda and roadmap for data science and machine learning, nurturing and stimulating a growing team of data professionals to test and deploy new models and methods, and work with the the development team to get into a real-time SaaS production environment

Essential Experience

  • In-depth knowledge of machine learning and statistics for classification and ranking use-cases
  • Understanding of Personalising for sports betting, where it might add value, and what best practise looks like
  • Professional experience of personalisation and / or predictive CRM, micro-segmentation
  • Expert-level knowledge of Python for both ML and data manipulation
  • Experience of working in a real-time analytical environment, and the necessary efficiencies and trade-offs of working in such an environment
  • Experience in the use of open-source machine learning libraries like pytorch, scipy, SKLearn along with a good knowledge of NLP
  • MSc PhD
  • Familiarity with Git, Bash, Docker tools
  • Teamwork, communication skills and hands-on approach

Desirable Experience

  • Experience with AWS environment: EMR, Glue, Athena, SageMaker, Batch or similar with other cloud providers
  • Understanding of Personalising for sports betting, where it might add value, and what best practise looks like
  • Full understanding of CNN, RNN and LSTM and their applications
  • Understanding and / or direct professional experience of working with less traditional data such as images, video and text
  • Understanding of CRISP-DM, Agile methodologies
  • Passion for sports or experience in sports domain


  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 Days Holiday (excluding public holidays)
  • Birthday Off
  • Early Finish Friday
  • Unlimited Training & Development
  • Health Insurance
  • Equity options for all staff
  • Amazing office space in Central London with Gym, Bar & Terrace (you can bring your dog too)

How to apply

If this sounds like you – send an email to damien@graphyte.ai for a friendly chat.