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IHS Markit Geneva, Switzerland
02/01/2019
Full time
IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 key business and government customers, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and the world’s leading financial institutions. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit is committed to sustainable, profitable growth. The Data Scientist will support the project insights gained from analyzing company data. The candidate must have good experience using a variety of data mining/data analysis methods, using a variety of data tools, helping building and implementing models. The candidate will have a passion for discovering solutions hidden in large data sets and working with stakeholders to improve business outcomes. In this role, the candidate will apply practical experience in mining, cleansing, and analyzing unsynchronised data, understanding of data science algorithms and willingness to write code to explore problems and understand data. The candidate will work hand-in-hand with Subject Matter Experts and the technical team. The ideal candidate responsibilities will include 2-3 years of experience manipulating data sets and building statistical model Analyse data from company databases to drive optimization and improvement of product development and business strategies A passion for discovering solutions hidden in large data set SQL skills for data retrieval, analysis and data cleansing Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyse model performance and data accuracy Understanding of data science algorithms Personal Specification Experience with programming languages such as R/Python.. Solid background in programming, good knowledge of operating system Robust knowledge on Database structures (Oracle, SQL) An understanding of Data Management Systems. Good knowledge of an Agile development environment Keep up-to-date with latest technology trends (Machine Learning) Be an effective communicator, self-motivated, and able to drive insights into actions Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams Fluent English language (spoken and written; French a plus. Ability to explain a technical subject to a non-technical audience Delivering, communicating, and/or presenting results Analytical skills, methodological thinking and problem-solving capabilities It is the policy of IHS Markit to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, IHS Markit will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. We maintain a drug-free workplace. For candidates in the US, we are a participant in E-Verify (see link below). Current Colleagues If you are currently a colleague with IHS Markit please apply internally via Workday.