Senior Data Scientist  - Irish Web Company

Senior Data Scientist - Irish Web Company

Dublin South
IT & Telecoms


Senior Data Scientist

This organisation is a market leader in the software space for travel and tourism, with customers in located in four continents. Due to unprecedented growth within the company and sector overall, they are looking to expand their business intelligence team based in South Dublin. The ideal person will be coming from a strong educational background (Masters’ required, PhD preferred) in an analytics or statistics background, and 4+ years’ commercial experience. It’s an incredible opportunity to join this well-regarded Irish software product company in a key, data-driven role.

Sounds good so far, but what would my-day-to-day look like?

Working closely with cross-functional teams to discover and develop actionable, high-impact data science needs

Developing industry leading data science solutions including identifying detailed data needs, sources, and structure to support solution development, driving the collection of new data and the refinement of existing data sources, determining data science approaches to be used and defining the appropriate methodologies

Effectively communicating analyses, recommendations, status, and results to business management and executives in business terms
Identifying opportunities for process improvement within the business intelligence and analytics teams and divisions
Keeping an eye on external data science and BI developments to identify which could be implemented effectively within the organisation

Great, but what should my profile look like in order to be considered?

Masters, and ideally PhD in a relevant technical field
4+ years’ related experience
Extensive experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches
Understanding of statistical modelling, algorithms, data mining and machine learning
Ability to manipulate and analyse complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from disparate sources
Technical experience around the use of SAS, R, SPSS and SQL databases
Exceptional communication skills and ability to deal with stakeholders of various levels and backgrounds

Looks like a fit! What else do I need to know?

This role is permanent, will pay up to €85K + package, and is based in South Dublin.

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