Manni Chana

Contact Your Job Consultant

Manni Chana



Digital Republic is looking for an experienced Data Scientist DevOps Head to lead the data science thinking and practice.

The Role

This role requires a creative mindset to become a catalyst of change, while also a structured approach to support effective global and market needs and spread state-of-the-art data science practices. The internal stakeholders are clients, account teams, digital execution teams, analytics practitioners and media analysts. It is also expected that the Data Science DevOps Head can support and contribute to the overall data strategy for our client in collaboration with other stakeholders, which entitles foster partnerships/initiatives with start-ups, universities, and open-source groups.


  • Ensure on-schedule development of a pre-agreed list of analytics solutions, and provide inputs for the development of new solutions based on client and internal team requirements.
  • Coordinate the cloud-tech offering for data practitioners in collaboration with our data engineer, including driving best practices, standardization and collaboration across the data scientists in the network
  • Scout for state-of-the-art technology/data-science practices/models or algorithms, and assess how can they impact the business
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to address their challenges
  • Develop analytics tools and solutions and coordinate their maintenance with Tech team
  • Work with the wider business to foster the value of the data science practice. This includes the impact of branding and performance in the digital and offline world
  • Assist markets with their data analysis initiatives, either to get control of their data or apply new techniques
  • Drive thought leadership for our clients’ application of data science for the media industry, including digital analytics, addressable media, consumer behavior, automation, etc.
  • Support on scouting opportunities for new-business pitches and proposals
  • Support senior leaders to maintain and implement an overall data strategy

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Must have extensive expertise in Coding in Python and R. Other languages are desired as well such as Scala and Java Script
  • Must have experience in fast prototyping of products solutions using open source technology for scalable pipelines (Spark, R-shiny, Dash/Flask, Play environment, etc.)
  • Must have previously managed, accessing, querying structured/unstructured databases (SQL, Hive, Mongo, etc.)
  • Knowledge of modeling solutions (e.g. attribution) and Experimental designs (e.g. A/B and Multi-Variate testing) to support business decisions
  • A good understanding of Big Data Analytics
  • Knowledge of Digital media datasets (Ad Servers, DSP, DMP, AdWords, Viewability, Cross-Device 
  • Must have Commercial awareness, client/stakeholder handling and strong written and oral communication skills

What you will get in return:

  • A chance to work for a global agency. 
  • A chance to work with global clients.
  • Data Science training with Google.
  • Fantastic London offices. 
  • Career Progression.
  • A chance to work with a Chief Analytics Officer. 

How do I Apply?

If you are interested in applying for the Data Science DevOps Head role register via the link on this page or contact Digital Republic on the phone or email.

Contact us to find out more!

Get in contact with Digital by sending an mail to or call the office on 0203 637 3331. Check out the website on You can also find out more on Linkedin, Instagram or Facebook

Share this job: