Senior Data Scientist Job in Dubai | Salt Search

  • Full Time
  • Dubai
  • Posted 10 months ago
  • 30000 AED / Month

Salt Search


He/she will collaborate with the business partners to define the technical problem statement and hypothesis to test; develops efficient and accurate analytical models that mimic business decisions and incorporates them into analytical data products or tools with the support of a cross-functional team. He/ she is also responsible to define and implement DS standards and toolkit.
The Senior Data Science position will include a competitive salary with a relocation assistance, the details of which you will be discussed during the process.

Job Requirements:

  • MS or PhD in Data Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics.
  • Programming languages knowledge, ideally in Python, R and SQL
  • Minimum Experience and Domain knowledge
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in a statistical and data science role
  • Should have Domain expertise and knowledge in Metal & Mining or Energy or a combination of both industries and can communicate the business benefit of data science products, championing and governing these across the organisation. Communicates relevant, compelling stories in the most appropriate medium and ensures that data governance and data ethics are embedded in organisational strategy. Expert in aligning data science priorities with wider organisational objectives – for example, budget.
  • Practices applied maths, statistics, and scientific practices, knows how to develop deeper expertise on a narrower range of specialisms and can start to apply emerging theory to practical situations.
  • Proficiency working with Data Frames and writing complex SQL queries
  • Proficiency with Machine Learning to solve clustering, classification, regression, anomaly detection, simulation and optimization problems on large scale data sets
  • Proven ability to merge and transform disparate internal & external data sets together to create new features
  • Experience of visualizing/presenting data for stakeholders using: Tableau, R Shiny, Plotly, Power BI, Periscope, Business Objects, D3, ggplot etc.
  • Practices different Programming languages and knows how to develop, code, test, correct and document simple programs or scripts part of a multidisciplinary team. Knowledge of additional programming languages is a plus (C++, Java, SPSS, SAS, Scala)
  • Strong knowledge of one or more data science or decision science domains (e.g. explainable artificial intelligence, econometrics, deep learning, Natural Language Processing, time series forecasting, deployment, causal inference, uplift modelling, and/or optimization)
  • Expert working with data engineers to map, produce, transform, and test new data feeds for data owners and consumers, selecting the most appropriate tools and technologies. Leads ad hoc data exploration in a wide variety of data serialisation and storage formats, from across the business.
  • Understands and can help teams apply a range of techniques to analyse data and provide insight across the product life cycle (data science). Proactive and can present compelling findings that inform wider decisions and applies innovative approaches to resolve problems.
  • Knowledge of distributed computing or NoSQL technologies is a bonus
  • Experience in automation & control system and training in similar fields is valued.
  • Agile/Digital Experience
  • Experience of working with large data sets relational databases (SQL), simulation/ optimization and distributed computing tools (MapReduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, MySQL,, Cloud AI platforms, containerization etc.) is desired.
  • Experience with supporting deployment, monitoring, maintenance, and enhancement of models desired
  • If you are interested in discussing the opportunity, please send your CV updated.
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