The Advanced Analytics team at IHS Markit is looking for a Senior Data Scientist who will support our initiatives to generate actionable insights and build new products from our rich internal data sets. The ideal candidates should have critical thinking skills, a quantitative background and strong experience exploring data sets, a high competency using a variety of analytics tools to build machine learning models. They must have a proven ability to drive business results with data-driven insights and should be comfortable working with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams covering different industry sectors. Responsibilities for Data Scientist
Essential Skills and Qualifications for Data Scientist
- Work with stakeholders throughout the organization to build proof of concepts for new business solutions.
- Efficiently explore new data sources and assess data gathering techniques.
- Help to conceptually frame and refine relevant business questions.
- Build robust data pipelines.
- Develop custom machine learning models and algorithms.
- Coordinate with different functional teams to implement and productionize models whilst monitoring the performance.
- Communicate findings to different stake holders.
- MINIMUM 2 years experience in a Data Science role
- Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Experience using statistical computer languages (preferably python or R) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.
- Experience working with data bases (e.g. SQL).
- Profound knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, classification, regression, deep learning) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks.
- Good knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (hypothesis testing, Bayesian statistics, properties of distributions) and experience with applications.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordination and communication.
- Curiosity and research attitude to learn new ideas and techniques.
- We're looking for someone with a few years working experience in data science.
- Coding experience (preferably python) to write robust and high standard code; experience with version control (preferably git)
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