Data Scientist - Worldwide Advanced Analytics Center

    • Ramat Gan, Israel

Introduction
As a Strategy Consultant at IBM, you will help reinvent businesses and industries by developing and utilizing specialized knowledge of industry-specific and cross-industry competitive strategies. You'll manage complex components of an engagement, working closely with clients and their customers to understand their pain points. Your strategic recommendations will drive change in a digitally-enabled era and give you the opportunity to collaborate with highly talented IBMers. Are you ready?

Your Role and Responsibilities
The IBM Global Advanced Analytics Center is part of IBM's global consulting organization. Our team specializes in developing scalable, production-ready machine learning solutions that drive significant return on investment for our international clients.

As a member of our team you will work hands-on with scientists, engineers, business analysts and designers from around the world, utilizing the latest technologies and methodologies to develop novel solutions . Our work heavily emphasizes open source, cloud-agnostic stack as we build solutions across different cloud and on-prem platforms.

This position is for machine learning experts who are able to rapidly prototype new concepts and lead delivery efforts in collaboration with clients. Candidates will be expected to present their work clearly to stakeholders who are often not technical or statistical experts.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Python developer with strong control over the following concepts, techniques and technologies:

Machine learning and analytical algorithms : linear, nonlinear, classification, anomaly detection, clustering, unsupervised methods, natural language processing (NLP)

Statistics : deep theoretical understanding in regression and time series modeling

Data & database : pandas, SQL, relational and non-relational databases, Spark/pySpark

This team is based out of the IBM Israel headquarters in Petach Tikva. Although the team works primarily from Israel, candidates should expect to perform some global travel.

Requirements
- Master's degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Economics, Physics or related field, and B.S. within same fields
- Fluent in English (speaking, reading and writing)
- 2 years of work experience developing in Python
- 2 years of work experience as a data scientist utilizing machine learning and statistics techniques: linear, nonlinear, classification, anomaly detection, natural language, time series
- 2 years of work experience manipulating complex datasets and using technologies like Pandas, pySpark and SQL
- 1 year of work experience in relational and non-relational databases

Advantage
- Ph.D. in quantitative field
- Deep expertise in one of the following fields: Deep Learning, Optimization, Social Network Analysis , Bayesian Statistics, Markov modeling
- Experience in software development
- Experience in strategy consulting, including creating meaningful presentations and presenting to clients

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
- 2 years of work experience developing in Python
- 2 years of work experience as a data scientist utilizing machine learning and statistics techniques: linear, nonlinear, classification, anomaly detection, natural language, time series

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
- Deep expertise in one of the following fields: Deep Learning, Optimization, Social Network Analysis , Bayesian Statistics, Markov modeling
- Experience in software development

About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

IBM researches, develops, manufactures, and markets technology products ranging from mainframe computers to cognitive solutions, always with a core drive to innovate and explore new fields.

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