Data Scientist Data Scientist …

IHS Markit
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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IHS Markit
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Data Scientist
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
  • 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.

Essential Skills and Qualifications for Data Scientist
  • 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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