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Data Scientist

at Clon Recruit (view profile)
Location Limerick, Ireland
Date Posted June 28, 2018
Category Technical and Engineering
Job Type Permanent (Full-time)
Salary Range Not Disclosed


Your Responsibility:

  • Key team member working in a start-up building a state of the art data science platform from scratch.
  • Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets.
  • Identify data requirements for models and have input into data collection.
  • Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyse model performance and data accuracy.
  • Build machine learning models, delivering prediction results with increasing accuracy
  • Bring the latest technology and techniques in data modelling and machine learning to the start-up.
  • Develop the code required, working with other disciplines to enable the models to integrate into a larger platform.
  • Bring a diligent, conscientious and proactive work ethic.

Essential Requirements:

  • Master’s degree from a numerate science discipline, which included at least one module on statistics (e.g. Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Engineering, or Computer Science).
  • Programming experience in numerical analysis and/or experience with statistical data analysis using tools such as R and Python.
  • Evidence of strong mathematical modelling and machine learning capabilities.
  • Full clean driving licence.

Essential Skills:

  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Strong communications skills, verbal and written.
  • Ability to interpret technical, scientific and business requirements effectively.
  • Fluency in the English language is required.
  • Flexible work attitude, willing to help out with all the tasks that a start-up face.

Highly desirable but not essential:

  • Knowledge and/or interest in the fields of agriculture, microbiology, chemistry physics, electronics.
  • Experience with deep learning and Artificial Intelligence.
  • Experience in a start-up or start-up like environment, showing innovative thinking and a first principles approach.