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Data Scientist - DUBAI Based

Posted by i-Placements on 11.13.2015
Job ID: 795683
Location: Glasgow, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
Job Category: Banking & Financial Services, Call Centre / CustomerService, Engineering, Executive Positions, I.T. & Communications, Sales & Marketing, Science & Technology, Transport & Logistics
Salary: £100,000.00 per year
Job Views: 7475
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Employment Type: Contractor
Posted: 11.13.2015

Job Description

Our client is currently seeking to immediately appoint a Senior Level Data Scientist to join their team in the UAE.

The successful applicants will need to be someone who deeply believes in the exponential impact that the disciplines of mathematics, machine learning, deep learning and data science can have on businesses. Someone who is able to transcend this world of theory and bring it to life in the business context. Someone who is able to simplify these complex fields and have conversations with business leaders to get them excited about prospects and potential. Someone who can contribute to building a digital platform which will be underpinned by data science and big/real time data. Someone who has done the long hours in this field and ideally attained expertise in the form of completing a PhD.

Most importantly, someone who passionately believes that a revolution is underway, which will redefine the world of business and wants to be part of this digital revolution.

If this is you, then our CLIENT would like to hear from you immediately.

Capability (required):

  • M.Sc degree in Mathematics, Operations Research, Computer Science or other technical field
  • Minimum 8 years related work experience
  • Proficiency in at least 2 of the following:
    • Machine Learning & Predictive Modeling
    • Data Mining
    • Hadoop, Spark, Hive etc
    • Scipy, Scikit, R
    • Information retrieval
    • NLP

Capability (preferred):

  • Ph.D degree in Data Science, Machine learning or AI
  • Experience interacting with cross functional teams including, academic researchers, business stakeholders and IT teams
  • Exceptional written and oral skills
  • Self-starter, autonomous, functions independently while providing regular updates.

These are critical hire positions and therefore contracts can last between 6 and 12 months and be extended there after. Our client will organise & pay for your VISA's.

Applicants from the AVIATION industry are highly encouraged to apply.

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