Data Scientist (english/dutch)(#214)

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Development

Location

Amsterdam

Job Information

The Data Scientist will work on bleeding edge artificial intelligence & predictive analytics solutions. We are looking for a data scientist with hands on experience of predictive modelling (regression, clustering, optimisation, deep learning) as well as expertise with Big Data stack (Spark, Hadoop).


We are recruiting a data scientist who is passionate about machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques. You will be developing data science and predictive analytics tools as well as working with clients of us to resolve complex business problems. You will be well versed in machine learning and statistics coupled with strong hands on experience in real-life developing machine learning solutions. As a consultant, you will also require business analyst skills, as you will be expected to scope client’s requirements and help to form the solution.

Principal responsibilities will include:

  • Developing machine learning and statistical algorithms using R and Python and Microsoft Cloud stack
  • Assist in the further development of our data science and predictive analytics tools
  • Engaging with clients throughout the lifecycle on both advisory and delivery assignments

Required skills & experiences include:

  • Master or PhD (preferable) degree from a reputable university in statistics, applied mathematics, computer science, physics or other discipline with substantial mathematical and/or data analysis content
  • Commercial or academic experience of developing machine learning solutions
  • Proven programming skills in R (preferably) and/or Python
  • In depth knowledge of several machine learning algorithms
  • Strong understanding of statistical modelling and data analysis methods
  • Strong business analysis and communication skills

Desired skills & experience include:

  • Knowledge of Big Data stack (Spark, Storm, Spark, Hive, Pig, etc.) and NoSQL databases (Microsoft DocumentDB, MongoDB, Cassandra)
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure Cloud stack or technologies of other Cloud suppliers
  • Experience with deep learning methodology and frameworks (TensorFlow, Theano, Caffe, etc.)
  • Strong algorithmic and programming skills in Java, Scala or C#
  • Proven research experience (published papers in scientific journals) in an area with substantial mathematical and/or data analysis content

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Applications are only invited from candidates with the right to reside and work within the EU
  • Candidates must be willing to travel extensively for the purposes of meeting clients and collaborating with colleagues