Data Scientist Data Scientist …

IHS Markit
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 22 Jul 21
IHS Markit
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 22 Jul 21
Data Scientist
We are seeking a talented Data Scientist to help drive transparency in the mobile marketplace and provide relevant mobile network performance insights . The Data Scientist will play a critical role in the company as we continue to innovate and refine our methodologies. This position will work with internal teams to design and analyze tests, experiments, and sampling methodology.

Key Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with internal team and provide insights for current products, data collection, and new tools.
  • Data mine mobile performance and coverage data highlighting unique features, interesting trends, and actionable insights.
  • Work closely with product and sales to understand requirements and develop data collection and analysis methodology for new products.
  • Apply statistical and scientific rigor to analyses and insights.
  • Serve as an internal statistical sciences resource.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Degree in statistics, applied mathematics or related quantitative field.
  • 4+ years' experience using statistical methods to analyze data (can include academic projects)
  • Knowledge in a wide range of analytical methods (e.g. data mining, predictive modeling, hypothesis testing, sampling and design of experiments, etc.).
  • Experience with geospatial analysis and GIS tools (e.g. ArcGIS, QGIS, etc.)
  • Strong statistical programming skills
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to translate complex methods in layman's terms.
  • Flexibility and attitude to thrive in a fast-paced, challenging work environment with multiple priorities.
  • Leadership through expression of expert opinions and recommendations.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proven ability to develop publication quality reports that utilize creative visualization techniques and highlight compelling insights.
  • Have an eye for quality and be able to perform quality assurance tests on tools you build.
  • Ability to communicate statistical analysis results and concepts clearly and effectively.
  • Willingness to share your ideas and collaborate with others in a team setting.
  • Interpersonal skills that are consistent with an entrepreneurial, small-company environment where teamwork is of the utmost importance.

Preferred Skills
  • Knowledge of experimental design.
  • Experience working with large data sets collected from crowd based applications.
  • Specific knowledge and experience with re-sampling techniques (e.g. Jackknife, Bootstrap, etc).
  • Programming languages: R or Python; SQL.
  • Research experience.
Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here .

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IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law). In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.

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