Title:  Lead Data Scientist


Lisboa, PT Porto, PT


Is it time to challenge yourself to get out of your comfort zone by taking part in a major project? Come and work with us and further your development!


Join a new team at Deloitte Portugal - AI Insights - where you'll work at the intersection of business and analytics with the best Data Science specialists. As Lead Data Scientist, you will have the opportunity to participate in advanced analytics projects that transform the operations and business of our Financial Services Clients on a global scale, creating and delivering innovative solutions from Portugal to the world. We're looking for profiles that combine excellent analytical skills, the ability to understand the business and its processes, with a problem-solving mindset and a focus on service excellence.

At Deloitte you'll never work alone and that's why we offer a career development plan with training tailored to your profile and professional goals. You'll have a professional experience that will inspire you, alongside other talents like you, to transform the world as we know it: to make it more human, efficient and technological. 


All the ingredients are in place for you to embark on this enriching and challenging journey that is the Deloitte world?

Your day-to-day life and responsibilities will consist of:

  • Focusing on the development and delivery of AI solutions ensuring project success and delivery excellence;
  • Leading a team of Data Scientists who work daily to solve complex real-world challenges by developing advanced analytics solutions that create a relevant impact on the Client;
  • Participating in client projects from the framing phase of the analytical problem, through data collection and analysis, dataset enrichment, model development and training to solution deployment;
  • Participating in R&D initiatives where there is a constant search for technological innovation in the practice of data science and space for experimentation and multidisciplinary co-creation;
  • Analysing large amounts of data from different data sources;
  • Communicating developments in technical depth.


You're the one we're looking for:

  • Master's degree or PhD with relevant academic performance in the fields of Statistics / Applied Mathematics, Physics, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering or similar;
  • Relevant experience of at least 5 years in data science consultancy involving problem framing, data analysis, training and deployment of machine learning models and their monitoring;


  • Solid knowledge of analytics: machine learning, statistical analysis, optimisation and simulation;
  • Knowledge and experience in programming languages with a focus on machine learning and advanced analytics (such as Python, R and Scala);
  • Knowledge of SQL;
  • Technical knowledge of Cloud technology (preferred);
  • Experience with real use cases using OCR, Computer Vision and Natural Language Processing for image processing (preferred);
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, in Portuguese and English, for technical and business audiences;
  • Curious spirit, with a taste for continuous learning and a passion for solving complex problems;
  • A love of communication, interpersonal relationships, teamwork and collaboration;
  • Organization, planning and focus on the quality of deliverables

Develop a career that suits you

  • In a diverse working environment that allows for continuous development and learning
  • Through a personalised career development plan (technical and functional skills/opportunities), tailored to the moment, your needs and objectives
  • Participating in national and international projects with a relevant dimension and impact in this area of specialisation
  • Unlimited access to the largest online learning platforms (Linkedin Learning and Udemy)
  • Opportunity for training and certifications in the latest technologies, particularly Cloud technologies


A culture of unity

  • A culture of innovation and excellence that makes us leaders and trendsetters
  • A friendly atmosphere of respect, trust, transparency and informality
  • A network for life that connects you to the best knowledge alongside leaders and experts
  • An opportunity to be part of our communities (Tech, sports and other interests) and to actively participate in social responsibility projects.



About Deloitte

At Deloitte, you'll never work alone. You'll join the most varied and challenging projects and be part of our Global Solutions Centre, where you can collaborate seamlessly with other teams in the global Deloitte network. You'll always have someone by your side to inspire, help and challenge you to expand your horizons as you explore differentiating technological solutions. Here, in a dynamic, collaborative and human environment, you'll have the opportunity to develop the best version of yourself.

What's more, our teams in Portugal have international projection, which demonstrates our strong global leadership in various technological expertise.

If you're interested in exploring and developing your skills and being part of teams that develop solutions in market-leading technologies, then you're in the right place!

There are more than 5,500 of us in Portugal, more than 2,600 of whom work in technology, from offices and Digital Studios in Lisbon, Porto, Viseu, Coimbra and Faro and from technology centres in Braga, Setúbal and Leiria.


Keywords: About Deloitte; Consulting; Technology






Date:  Jul 17, 2024