Data Scientist/Econometrician

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • IHS Markit
  • 14 Aug 18 2018-08-14

Data Scientist/Econometrician

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and participate in tasks that use advanced modelling techniques - regression, time series, machine learning, and more - to provide actionable results, to support new and existing products and platforms, and to influence business decisions
  • Contribute to the analytic approaches utilized by the team in the development and delivery of solutions
  • Maintain and develop knowledge of various unique analytical methodologies and best practices
  • Cooperatively work across the analytics team to share knowledge and educate one another
  • Work with large and complex datasets, performing ad-hoc analysis and data manipulation

Essential Requirements
  • Master's degree in economics, statistics or a similarly quantitative discipline; additional education is preferred
  • Five years of relevant analytics, quantitative analysis, and predictive modelling experience (relevant advanced degrees may be considered)
  • Proficiency in time series econometrics, advanced statistical and machine learning techniques (random forest, support vector machines, neural networks, survival analysis, Bayesian statistics, etc)
  • Ability to quickly understand and analyse new topics and effectively communicate relevant insight
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, fluency in English
  • Strong proficiency in Python or R required.
  • Experience with SQL, Tableau and/or Hadoop highly desirable.
  • Experience in Finance, Automotive, Maritime, Energy or Chemicals is highly desirable
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