Data Scientist – Huxley Banking & Financial Services
A leading company in the UAE is currently looking for a Data Scientist/ Big Data professional to be a part of the Big Data Monetization department.
Job Title: Data Scientist
Reports to: Director Big Data Monetization
-Lead the data science practice within the external data monetization section with the clear goal of creating value from data.
-Produce working, robust and best in class analytical models and Big Data software.
-Work collaboratively with all teams within the business to architect, implement and test ‘Big Data’ products that have an impact.
-Test hypotheses from large complex data sets and draw meaningful conclusions.
-Performing routine validation exercises that can detect and correct anomalies.
-Write clean, scalable and fast performing code, including development and maintenance of automated unit/ integration tests.
-Keep abreast of all the key advances in ‘Big Data’ technologies and open-source projects to guarantee continual best-of-breed solution delivery.
-Lead the selection process of tooling and services in the ‘Big Data’ platform.
Masters’ Degree, preferably in Computer Science. PhD in a relevant field would be a big plus.
Skills and Competencies:
-Strong record in building data products and models that have gone from prototype to beta to operations (both in near-real time and batch scenarios).
-Strong background in predictive modelling, machine learning and data mining.
-Commercial mind set, ability to tell stories with data.
-Excellent coding skills in both Object-oriented and functional paradigms (Scala/Java).
-Good understanding of main components in any Hadoop deployment (HDFS, YARN, NoSQL databases)
If you are a seasoned big data professional with 9+ years of overall work experience and at least 4 years’ experience working in a similar role, kindly revert to Ameera Chhapra with a copy of your updated CV in word format so that we may discuss this role further.
Sthree UAE is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
|Job Location:||United Arab Emirates|