JOB TITLE: Data Scientist (Business Intelligence)


Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : Dubai
Job Reference : 11929 Job Category : IT
Employment Type : Contract Posted : 23/10/2015
 
Salary & Benefits : £95000 - £100000 per annum + Tax Free
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

The Role: Data Scientist (Business Intelligence) Location: Dubai Duration: Fixed term contract minimum 12 months but likely 18 months Package: 50,000 AED per month - approx £8,500 - 9,000 monthly tax free We are looking to recruit a Data Scientist to join a technical project team, working on a global software implementation project in Dubai. This role is responsible for acquiring, transforming and deriving insights from large structured, semi-structured and unstructured data sets. The role will also be responsible for working with stakeholders across the business to ensure that business value is derived from the insights that have been created. The role will require strong skills in computer science, mathematics & statistics and creative problem solving.


Job Description

The Role: Data Scientist (Business Intelligence)
Location: Dubai
Duration: Fixed term contract minimum 12 months but likely 18 months
Package: 50,000 AED per month - approx £8,500 - 9,000 monthly tax free

We are looking to recruit a Data Scientist to join a technical project team, working on a global software implementation project in Dubai.

This role is responsible for acquiring, transforming and deriving insights from large structured, semi-structured and unstructured data sets. The role will also be responsible for working with stakeholders across the business to ensure that business value is derived from the insights that have been created. The role will require strong skills in computer science, mathematics & statistics and creative problem solving.

You`ll derive insight from large structured, semi-structured and unstructured data sets and offers the chance to be part of the establishment of a new and growing group within a global brand, and this group will be the foundation to the company future success in information management and analytics.

Key duties:

* Using tools such as R, SPSS Modeller, or SAS and Teradata SQL to interrogate and mine data
* Presenting insights in a manner which can be readily understood by the business
* Building predictive models for how different customers will behave
* Working with stakeholders on deploying insights derived from this analysis
* Using your experience in dealing with large 'messy' data sets, and your knowledge of tools such as Hadoop and Mapreduce to extract, clean, merge and transform other large data sets such as social and search
* Developing insights from this data which present commercial opportunities
Using this data/insights to enhance existing models which have been developed using structured data sources
*Proficiency in at least 2 of the following:
Machine Learning & Predictive Modeling
Data Mining
Hadoop, Spark, Hive etc
Scipy, Scikit, R
Information retrieval

Terms and Logistics:

The project duration is likely minimum 12 months but could last in excess of 2 years. You will be employed on a fixed term contract basis and paid monthly directly from the employer in AED.

Work visa will be provided by the employer along with first two weeks hotel accommodation but you will then be responsible for the cost of your own accommodation.

Return flight tickets will also be provided by the employer.

Projected start date is ASAP so likely to be November 2015.

Bluefire Consulting is an employment business acting on behalf of a client company.


Job Keywords

SPSS, Teradata, Hadoop, SPARK, Scikit, Scipy



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