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Data Scientist – Lisbon

EU Data Scientist – R, Python, Machine Learning | Lisbon | €50,000 per year

Innovation and modernisation is at the heart of this end-user organisation, and the complexity of their product data and focus to be data-driven has generated the need to employ you, a storyteller of Data – AKA – a Data Scientist with R or Python programming skills, and previous experience of applying Machine Learning techniques in a production / commercial environment.

This Data Scientist position will see you contributing to the development of valuation models whilst applying machine learning techniques to maximise their predictions across the EU market for these said products, whilst giving insight to key internal stakeholders. This includes analysing huge and very complex datasets – and given the size/volumes of their data across multiple platforms and businesses, you will not ever be bored!

Your new team:

This is an established Data Science function where you will be joining a team of 7 other Data Scientists (who are based in the UK, 1 of which an is EU Data Scientist) and their Head of Department. They are all at different levels with varying skills, an environment & tea who really value knowledge-sharing.

You will be based in Portugal to champion that area.

You’ll take complete ownership of your own innovation and design and develop machine learning algorithms, statistical models, as well as data analysis & insight delivery to answer questions to real business problems.

Your new company:

  • They are big – so if you’re after a start-up these guys aren’t for you.
  • This department is growing and there is a lot of work to do, so if you like the idea of being part of a large, stable company with set processes in place – but being sat in a smaller / family feel division as part of this; it would be perfect for you.

About you and the skills you’ll need:

  • A Data Scientist (most recent role) with at least 1-2 years experience
  • Hands on programming experience with R (preferably) or Python
  • Detailed knowledge of data manipulation tools (e.g. SQL).
  • Data visualisation tools, such as Tableau or PowerBI
  • Experience of creating/applying different Machine Learning techniques to large sets of information.
  • Reviewing any pricing errors to understand WHY and HOW – then working with the data science team to implement any necessary updates
  • You will become the “go-to” person for data queries within the Pricing team in the EU
  • Be an ambassador for the product across the EU

Exploration of different modelling approaches will be taken to ensure available data is used in the most effective way. Solutions will be built using Business Intelligence solutions: (SQL Server, R and Azure ML).

You will need:

  • Programming languages such as SAS, SQL, R or Python
  • Advanced Excel
  • Experience in building reports/dashboards
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of statistical approaches to understand data. E.g. Linear regression, Logistic regression, decision trees, cluster analysis, etc.
  • To be a good communicator – you’ll speak both English & Portuguese language

In return, you will receive:

  • Up to €50,000 as a basic salary
  • The chance to work with forward-thinking technologies like R, Python & Cloud solutions
  • 22 days holiday
  • Lunch allowance
  • Excellent Learning & Development training options

If you are interested in this Data Scientist role and you currently live in Lisbon (OR in the UK looking to move to Lisbon), please get in touch to find out more about the role!

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