Data Scientist

  • Location: Malta
  • Salary: Excellent, DOE
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 19929

If numbers are your speciality our clients are looking for a Data Scientist to join their successful team. They are a leading international sports betting company and continue to grow on a daily basis. Someone who really knows their stuff and is looking for a more senior role would be a perfect addition! You will be joining an office where you will implement and maintain a company-wide data warehouse environment to provide data intelligence to facilitate the company to become more data driven. It is an exciting venture! 

Job Description:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in one or more areas of statistics, machine learning, natural language processing, decision trees, clustering, network analysis, graph theory, regression analysis, topological data analysis
  • Invent and improve algorithms given a set of business cases and help implement them in production
  • Evaluate model output, formulate and test hypotheses, weigh alternatives, and determine appropriate responses 
  • Attention to detail, data accuracy and quality of output.
  • Perform complex ad-hoc data analysis when required.
  • Ability to build and interpret probabilistic models of complex, high-dimensional systems.
  • Innovate, research and develop new technology and technique to enhance our data analysis platforms.
  • Mentor team members of the Advanced Analytics CoE to develop, refine and scale expertise and best practices
  • Develop, test and assist in the design of the reporting / dashboard applications
  • Design rich data visualizations to communicate complex ideas to Tipico users
  • Experience with large scale distributed data processing frameworks like Hadoop and Spark
  • Bring not just an analytics mind-set but be able to drive the efforts through the organization and show impact on key business initiatives
  • Identify emergent trends and opportunities for future growth and development
  • Requirements gathering and business problem assessment
  • Occasionally travels to German

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree in Mathematics, Statistics or related field is required, a Masters degree is preferred.
  • 5+ years of strong knowledge of statistical modelling(R,SAS etc.) and proficient in technical & engineering skills(Python/JAVA/C/C++ etc.)
  • Innovative, demonstrated hands on experience solving analytical problems using quantitative / scientific approaches
  • Ability and experience dealing with varied data sets (large and small)
  • Strong knowledge of SQL scripting and Excel
  • Advanced data analysis skills – e.g. Database, query construction, pivot tables
  • Knowledge of data warehousing concepts, including data warehouse technical architectures, infrastructure components, ETL/ ELT and reporting/analytic tools and environments, data structures.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to articulate clearly and concisely explain problem statement and insights gained
  • Experience in data visualization/Science tools such as qlikview , talend or R is an advantage   
  • It is considered an advantage to have experience in the igaming industry.

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