Job Description

Role and Responsibilities 

The Lead Data Scientist role is expected primarily to be a subject matter expert and technical lead who will be hands on with high-end modeling projects, client interactions, mentoring the technical skills of junior data scientists, and providing sales support. The Lead Data Scientist will: 

  • Collaborate with Fulcrum senior management, data scientists, data engineers, and senior clients to develop and execute analytical solutions to complex problems
  • Provide data science thought leadership and maintain best practices throughout the company for a variety of machine learning models
  • Interact with clients to establish requirements, troubleshoot and test models, and deliver presentations
  • Prepare client deliverables, including writing reports and creating presentations that detail analysis results
  • Perform methodology and code review and revisions to models created/developed by other data scientists
  • Manage and mentor junior data scientists
  • Contribute to proposals and attend sales calls as a subject matter expert



  • 5+ years of hands-on data science experience in industry
  • Proficiency with SQL, R, and Python
  • Strong critical thinking and attention to detail
  • Experience leading complex analytical projects
  • Demonstrated experience translating analytic insights into actionable business recommendations 
  • Experience in designing and applying models using a variety of analytical tools
  • Experience creating and automating applications for quantifying data to aid in business processes
  • Ability to apply various statistical methodologies and work with different software/packages to visualize data in frontend applications
  • Master’s or PhD in Mathematics/Statistics/Machine Learning/Data Science/Computer Science


Candidates not local to the area must be willing to relocate.
Competitive salary and benefits based on experience are offered for this position.

More Details
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: New York , NY , United States
Experience Required: Mid-Senior Level
Date Published: 08 Jan 2020
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