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Want to be part of the team? Borealis is committed to making new discoveries – and that includes finding pioneering members to join our team.

Data Scientist, IT Innovation

  • Location: Flexible
  • Type: Permanent
  • Application Deadline: 30/10/2018
  • Hours: Full-time

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Do you want to join the Data Science and Analytics team of Borealis? We are currently looking for a Data Scientist. If you are passionate about data and analytics and want to support IT Innovation, if you are not afraid to roll up your sleeves and to take on serious responsibilities, you have come to the right place. As a Data Scientist at Borealis you apply state of the art techniques to translate business needs into automated data models. You use machines to study algorithms, data mining and programming technics, in order to support business leaders and end users to gain new insights and make data-driven predictions as well as decisions.

Your main areas of responsibility include amongst others:

  • You work with customers to understand their business requirements and desired solutions
  • You assist in scoping and designing data analytics projects and solutions
  • You manage data ingestion and migration from various (internal and external) sources (data extraction, consolidation). Handle both structured and unstructured data
  • You apply adequate repository technologies, make proposals on the level of detail to apply for the analysis
  • You transform, clean and store data in the agreed structure
  • You build and test prescriptive and predictive data models and applications to identify complex patterns in the context of the agreed specification
  • You apply visualisation technics to express and communicate clearly actionable insights resulted by the analysis, contribute to the development of recommendations to management on the further steps in the utilisation of the results
  • You deploy models in production taking into account performance and scalability
  • You manage the end-to-end cycle of data analytics projects with medium level of complexity.
  • You perform the tasks related to the maintenance of the analytics tools and infrastructure, including monitoring the accuracy of deployed models.
  • You escalate any request which may result in data security exposure

You are the right candidate for this position if you possess the following experience, knowledge and skills:

To complement our team, we are looking for someone who can bring the following expertise to the table:

  • Master level in statistics, computer science, engineering or economics
  • Technical background in data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence and statistics
  • 3 years of experience in an international matrix organisation
  • Experience in applying statistical solutions to business problems
  • Solid understanding of various data science methods
  • Working experience in scientific programming languages (R, Python Matlab, etc…)
  • Familiar with relational databases and SQL-like query languages
  • Basic knowledge about non-relational database technology and distributed computing (Hadoop, Spark)
  • Fluent in English
  • The ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Take initiative: identify opportunities & proactive in putting forward ideas & solutions
  • Good communication and persuasion skills with impact and influence
  • You are a teamplayer

If you are interested in this position and match our criteria, please apply online and include your CV and a cover letter.

Location: Flexible (Austria, Belgium, Finland, Sweden).

If you have any questions please contact David Clijsters, Lead Data Scientist or Sandra GIllberg, HR.

We look forward to receive your application!


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