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Data Scientist - PhD qualified

Data Scientist - PhD qualified

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    €80k - 100k per year

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    Zsofia Nemeth

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    019 60 97 84

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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I am looking for an experience, PhD qualified Data Scientist to join my client’s research and operations team.

What you will be doing in the role:

  • Core research on critical topics relating to anonymity, encryption, privacy and risk management, i.e. differential privacy, homomorphic encryption, etc.
  • Understand business objectives and customer requirements.
  • Suggesting and contributing to initiatives to develop new tools and technologies.
  • Development of literature reviews / market landscape reports.
  • Development of tools to enable automated analysis of data risk reports.
  • Identification of risk assessment tests and configurations based on internal analysis and state of the art reviews.
  • Development of algorithms to implement required privacy enhancement controls.
  • Development of machine learning and predictive analytics models using anonymized customer data to support their key business requirements.
  • Large-scale evaluation of effectiveness of company’s anonymization techniques and machine learning models developed for customers.

What you will need:

  • PhD degree in a related discipline (computer science, statistics, data analytics, privacy).
  • Applied knowledge (2+ years) in related programming environment (Python/Jupyter, Scala/Spark, R, etc).
  • 2+ years of industry experience in a relevant role.
  • Practical experience using machine learning and analysis techniques (clustering, regression, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc) and their real-world advantages, drawbacks and ideal usage scenarios.
  • Excellent analytical and statistical analysis skills.
  • Experience with manipulating and analysing data using data frames, pivot tables, visualization tools.
  • Experience working with and creating data architectures.
  • Direct experience with the entire data science project lifecycle, including requirements gathering, design, implementation, evaluation and presentation of results.
  • Ability to present technical concepts and results clearly to different audiences and stakeholders.
  • Experience in data privacy, GDPR compliance and risk management
  • Working knowledge of Big Data technologies including Spark, Hadoop, Cassandra, Kafka, Redis, Hive, Impala.
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure providers (AWS/Azure).
  • Excellent experience with data partitions and transformation, and in-memory computations (large-scale join / groupby / aggregations).
  • Experience designing and building large scale Spark applications and data pipelines, monitoring and optimizing Spark job performance.
  • Customer requirements gathering and KPI reporting / presentation of data science project outputs.
  • Industry experience in relevant vertical such as financial services, travel / hospitality, telecom, insurance, health.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment.

The company will provide you with:

  • Outstanding salary
  • health insurance,
  • contributory pension scheme
  • free lunches

The Next Step for you: 

Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV to Zsofia Nemeth ( from Next Generation Recruitment or alternatively call on the main line on +353 1 9609784. 

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