Principal Data Scientist

Job Number: 173116 Primary Location: Madrid
Schedule: Full-time Organization: TB International
Primary Responsibilities:
As a Principal Data Scientist I, you will perform analysis, and be responsible for implementation and support of large scale data and analytics for our clients. You will work in a team whose data science efforts range from exploration and investigation to design and development of analytic systems. Your technical leadership in extracting meaning from large scale, unstructured data is coupled to your ability to work with engineering teams to integrate with underlying systems as Think Big provides Big Data solutions to clients.
                     
Secondary Responsibilities:
Additionally, you will provide technical and managerial leadership in a team that designs and develops path-breaking large scale cluster data processing systems. Develop new business and manage existing client relationships. Mentor sophisticated organizations on large scale data and analytics and work with client teams to deliver results. Help Think Big establish thought leadership in the big data space by contributing white papers, technical commentary and representing Think big at industry conferences. Help grow Think Big as a world class professional services organization.
Qualifications


Job Qualifications:
  • Experience managing software teams
  • Experience managing client relationships
  • Experience mentoring and training
  • Proven expert at software development
  • Experience building complex and non-interactive systems (batch, distributed, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Adept at learning and applying new technologies
  • Ability to analyze data
  • Data integration
  • Strong team player capable of working in a demand start-up environment
 
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Generating data profiles including measures of central tendency, measures of deviation, and correlations in R, Python or other "non-big-data" technologies. Generation of basic charts (e.g. histograms, scatter plots, line charts) for data analysis purposes.
  • Generating data profiles including measures of central tendency, measures of deviation, and correlations over Hadoop & Spark or other approved big-data technology. Generation of basic charts (e.g. histograms, scatter plots, line charts) for data analysis purposes.
  • Design, develop and implement dashboards & reports using R-Shiny, Ipython Notebooks, Zeppelin or other approved open-source visualization technology.
  • Design, develop and implement dashboards & reports using Qlik Sense and Tableau on top of the Dashboard Engine or leveraging another Big Data API such as Spark Livy or another approved API
  • Calculating and interpreting ANOVA models, ANCOVA models, hypothesis tests, and confidence intervals.
  • Creating and interpreting at least one type of each of these statistical models: GLM, CART, ensembles.
  • Creating and interpreting one of these models: k-means, hierarchical agglomerative clustering, or approved other clustering model.
  • Able to write technical reports for projects and/or internal collateral for training or internal assets.
  • Able to write non-technical documents that describe our offer (or solutions) for non-technical audience. This can include a delivery presentation for non-technical audience, a conference presentation or marketing material
  • Able to deliver presentations during client meetings, conferences or sales events to explain our offers, positioning, solutions to technical and non-technical audience.
  • Defining tasks required to complete project goals; estimating efforts and timelines.
  • Delegating and managing activities through completion; tracking progress; and updating plans where needed.
  • Successfully completed an analytics agenda including activities captured in Descriptive Statistics, Exploratory Visualizations, and at least 2 activities from Basic Modeling
  • Successfully completed client projects tasks requiring at least 3 skills listed in Advanced Modeling
  • Successfully completed client projects tasks requiring at least 3 skills listed in Specialized or Domain Modeling
  • Successfully worked with Think Big engineering teams to bring a data science solution into a production or other approved setting
  • Successfully worked in 3 projects in the same group of industries, as defined by Think Big
  • Successfully worked in 3 projects in the same Think Big solution (e.g. PAM)
 
Job Abilities:
Must be able to sit for long periods of time working on computers. Must be able to travel to client sites up to 35% of the time. Must be able to interact and communicate with the client in meetings. Must be able to write programming code in applicable languages. Must be able to write project documentation in English.
 
Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field of study or equivalent work experience. Employer will accept any suitable combination of education, training, or experience.


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