Data Scientist

  • Inmarsat
  • Nyon, Switzerland
  • 09/02/2018
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Machine Learning Data Analytics Big Data Business Intelligence Statistics Software Engineering

Job Description

Primary role purpose:

The Aero Service Performance team sits within the wider Aero Service Management and Delivery division which has overall responsibility for service implementation and end-to-end service management for our airline customers. The remit of the Aero Performance team is to ensure that SLAs and specific airline contractual requirements are met by each part of the division as well as by our partners, and to implement a data-driven approach to service delivery.

The Aero Performance team is currently looking for a Senior Data Scientist to be based at Inmarsat offices in Nyon. This role would be expect to contribute to the team’s overall mission: ‘to turn data into information’. In practice this means the role would be tasked with writing ETL processes to collect data from varied and technically complex Aviation Service Systems, validate internal data consistency, correlate and aggregate data from different source and finally provide monitor and reporting tools that display the extracted information in an intuitive way.


Key Responsibilities:

The role would be expected to

  • Develop front-end applications to display information (charts/maps/tables)
  • Script/monitor/troubleshoot ETL processes running on Linux platform
  • Optimize query performance to handle large data-sets
  • Use advanced SQL to correlate within the data repository
  • Prepare monitoring scripts for data quality
  • Provide ad-hoc data analysis where needed for internal stakeholders
  • Develop monitoring and data-sharing tools
  • Document technical processes

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • Proficient in SQL and RDMBS software, especially Postgres
  • Creative problem-solving
  • Scripting-languages such as Python or Perl
  • Web-development skills Angular HTML, JavaScript, PHP or any other web-scripting/API technologies

Desirable Knowledge and Skills:

  • Experience in performance management for aviation connectivity
  • Experience in telecommunications industry
  • Experience in high-tech data-processing
  • Linux development skills