Senior Data Scientist, Advanced Analytics Senior Data Scientist, Advanced Analytics …

IHS Markit
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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IHS Markit
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Senior Data Scientist, Advanced Analytics
Senior Data Scientist, Advanced Analytics, London

Position Summary

IHS Markit is a global market leader in providing information, analytics and solutions for industries and markets that drive economies worldwide.

The candidate will join a growing team of Data Scientists as a senior member of the Advanced Analytics team at IHS Markit. Working alongside SMEs across Finance, Energy & Transportation businesses the team develops Proof of Concepts (POC) for break-through ideas which then lead to both the enhancements of existing products as well as the creation of new products and solutions.


  • Develop models, algorithms and data pipelines that leverage wealth of IHS Markit data to provide actionable insights to clients
  • Lead data science product development end to end: from POC to productization
  • Actively explore and identify the latest relevant techniques
  • Identify opportunities for innovation across the firm

Essential Skills

  • 7+ years of professional experience in Advanced Analytics / Data Science / Machine Learning
  • Hands on project lifecycle experience, from business analysis to productization
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Coding experience (preferably Python) to write robust and high standard code; experience with version control (preferably Git)
  • Experience working with databases (e.g. SQL)
  • Ability to quickly acquire new technical skills
  • Experience of working with large data sets and distributed computing
  • Good understanding of mathematical foundations of Machine Learning models

Desirable Skills

  • Experience in one or more of: NLP, Probabilistic Graphical Models, Time Series modelling, Deep Learning
  • Experience with visualization and attribution techniques

Person Sills

  • Able to translate business problems into problems that can be solved with Data Science
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Able to report progress and summarize issues to a less technical audience
  • Curious and open-minded attitude to new approaches
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