D&AI   Beerlin Permanent

Head of Data Science - Berlin

Masentó have recently partnered with a rapidly growing FinTech company based in the heart of Berlin, at the intersection of innovation and financial technology. With a culture that values collaboration, creativity, and excellence, we are searching for an exceptional candidate to join their fast-growing team as the Head of Data Science, driving the development and implementation of advanced Data & Analytics Strategies.

Role Overview:

As the Head of Data Science, you will play a pivotal role in shaping our client's data-driven future. You will lead a talented team of data specialists. This role requires a strategic thinker who can leverage data to inform decision-making, enhance product offerings, and drive business growth.


  • Lead and mentor a team of data scientists, engineers & analysts, setting the vision and strategy for data science initiatives.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities for data-driven insights and solutions.
  • Oversee and Coordinate projects that focus on developing and implementing machine learning models and algorithms to enhance product functionality and customer experience.
  • Oversee the end-to-end process of data collection, processing, and analysis to ensure data integrity and accuracy.
  • Drive the development and maintenance of scalable data infrastructure and tools.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand business needs and translate them into actionable data science projects.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and advancements in data science, ensuring the team remains at the forefront of innovation.


  • Advanced degree (Ph.D. or Master's) in Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, or a related field.
  • Proven experience leading and managing high-performing data teams
  • Extensive experience in developing and deploying machine learning models in a production environment.
  • Strong programming skills in languages such as Python or R.
  • Solid understanding of statistical analysis, data mining, and predictive modeling.
  • Experience with cloud-based data platforms and technologies.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Proven track record of delivering impactful data science solutions that drive business outcomes.
  • Experience in Financial, SaaS, or any related product industries would be beneficial to your application

If this is a role that excited you, and you believe you'll be an excellent fit, please apply & we will be in touch.


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