Data Scientist

Job Description:

Data is the new gold: the massive amounts of information our clients collect today can become their most valuable new asset in the hands of people like you who have the ability to gain actionable insights from that data and produce tangible results. If you are passionate about helping clients make faster and smarter decisions to tackle their most complex business issues, we want to meet you.

The Role:

Your role will be as data manager, based within the fast growing EALA Data & Analytics practice which further resides in the Business Intelligence practice within Avanade. This practice is a high growth area contributing £60 million across EALA. The team comprises 260 and the new data analytics team will comprise circa 15 working across the wider Business Intelligence team on data science focused areas.
At the core, we are looking to hire data scientists who have both a deep understanding of the business issues faced by our clients as well as expertise in the analytical techniques that will be used to address them.
Qualifications
This will require our Data Scientists to:

Devise solutions to client business problems that leverage data driven analytical techniques.

Support the delivery of client work with analytical modelling techniques

Develop and interpret statistical models

Desired Qualifications:

A Degree in a quantitative field such as Statistics, Physics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Economics etc.

Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Data Science

A minimum of 2-5 years of practical predictive analytics execution experience

2-4 years of experience in advanced statistics software (e.g. SAS, SPSS, R). Practical experience in R is a plus.

2-4 years of experience in using advanced modelling techniques such as statistical modelling methods, time series, text mining and optimization to solve business problems

Knowledge of machine learning and data mining techniques

Experience with Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, Cloudera, NoSQL, Cassandra, Pig etc.

Software development skills in one or more high level languages (C#/C/C++/Java/F#), one or more scripting languages (Python/Perl/Shell) is a plus

Experience with AWS or Azure is a plus

Experience of using data querying tools such as SQL and visualization tools such as Tableau, Qlikview is a plus

2-4 years of consulting experience with evidence of significant client impact and value creation would be preferred

An issue-based approach to problem solving

Excellent communication skills with the ability to structure communications to non technical audiences

Experience in managing teams and direct man management.

Requisition ID - 48842

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud-enabling services, business solutions and design-led experiences, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 30,000 professionals in 24 countries. Visit us at www.avanade.com.


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