Director, Digital Science | Corporate Finance & Restructuring

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About the Role

We are expanding our Data Science team within FTI's Corporate Finance & Restructuring practice, addressing the growing data and analytics needs of both internal and external clients. Whether it be analysis and predictive models to facilitate growth initiatives / cost reduction or using a more granular data driven forecast approach, there is a desire to use data more intelligently to increase business benefits.

As a consultancy firm, we look to drive improved business performance; as a data science team, we look for interesting and advanced ways to do this. Our data scientists employ advanced mathematics, statistics, and computer science (ML and algorithmic), together with industry knowledge to tackle business problem for our clients. The team is technologically agnostic and has experience across a number of different tools.

If you are someone who is interesting in applying technical solutions to practical business problems as well as leading projects with technical, talented people and a wide range of business professionals then we would love to meet you. You should have a pragmatic approach to problem-solving and be capable of developing solutions that clients can rely on in production.

What you'll do
  • Participate in varied data and analytics projects, from deep dive analysis and reporting to full model build, implementation and maintenance
  • Lead sections of a project; including managing a small team of data specialists, leading client engagements and managing project delivery
  • Participate in and shape business analysis activities to gather required requirements and inform data science and analytics solution design
  • Undertake data discovery, exploratory data analysis and feature engineering
  • Apply machine learning and simulation techniques to provide insight for our clients; e.g. Logistic Regression, Random Forest, Neural Networks, etc.
  • Develop and test data pipelines working alongside data engineering specialists
  • Work with client business leadership to ensure the commercial value from the analytics is realised
  • Partake in and shape analytics R&D work
  • Support business development activities and meet directly with clients
  • Mentor junior team members, provide coaching and support them in developing their careers

How you'll grow

As an employee, you can expect job satisfaction and intellectual challenges while working as part of a growing and developing team servicing clients across various sectors and industries.

As a business, we will invest in training and will support your development to ensure continuous enhancement of your skills and advancement in your career path, in addition to flexible mentorship across any part of FTI. Offering you a challenging but empowered environment to work in and accessibility to exceptional network in Fortune 500.

  • Minimum 2.1 degree in Analytics, Data Mining, Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management, Statistics or a related technical discipline
  • 5 years' previous development experience in Data Science/BI/Project environments
  • Experience in SQL, Python, R, Scala, Tensorflow, PySpark or equivalent data science technologies
  • Previous experience in a consultancy or similar client facing environment
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Excellent consultative, communication, presentation and management skills
  • Entitlement to work in Ireland and the UK

  • Highly motivated, with a proven ability to work both separately and as part of a team with professionals at all levels and of various disciplines
  • Passionate about client service excellence
  • Experience in DevOps
  • Knowledge of MLs framework e.g. Torch, TensorFlow
  • Experience with cloud technologies i.e. AWS/Azure
  • Industry experience in Insurance, Banking, Financial Services, Software or Telecommunications

#LI-WG2 Our Benefits

Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits. We offer a competitive benefits and wellbeing programme including:
  • Private medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Income protection
  • Flex critical illness cover
  • 5% employer pension contribution
  • Holiday buy
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Interest free travel loans
  • Paid volunteer hours and corporate matching for charitable donations, and much more

About FTI Consulting

What makes us unique? With more than 6,250 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.

FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes . For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter ( @FTIConsulting ), Facebook and LinkedIn .

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Job information

Firm: FTI Consulting

Location: London



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