Data Scientist – Europe at Digital Science

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Digital Science

Data Scientist

Europe

Digital Science | Europe

Our team is growing and we need a Data Scientist to join our global and dynamic team

About Us

  • Digital Science is a technology company serving the needs of scientific and research communities, at the laboratory bench or in a research setting.
  • It invests in and incubates scientific software companies that simplify the research cycle, making more time for discovery. Its portfolio companies and investments include a host of leading and admired brands including Dimensions, Altmetric, Figshare, GRID, IFI CLAIMS, Overleaf, ReadCube, Symplectic, CC Technology.
  • It is operated by global media company, the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group.

About the Role

  • The most important thing you do is research, design and build analytic tools and reports based on Digital Science datasets on request of customers.
  • These datasets include close to 200 million scientific publications, patents, policy documents, funding award projects, datasets, etc., and links between those.
  • In addition, the data available in Altmetric, Readcube and other Digital Science companies will increasingly be used in projects.
  • The methods you will be using include aggregation on various levels, identification of anomalies, and linking additional internal and external data sets.
  • Furthermore, machine learning clustering techniques are increasingly used (e.g., topic modeling).
  • You will have an opportunity to access and help improve virtually all data supported by Digital Science products.

About the role

  • Research, develop and evaluate tools to provide our customers with analyses that help answer their questions.
  • Identify, obtain and prepare large scale data sets for training and testing algorithms (e.g. data cleaning, data normalization, data linkage)
  • Production prototypes with the support of skilled engineers to make reliable, scalable systems
  • Deliver presentations that communicate the value of developed technologies to the business and our customers.

About You

We are looking for people who have;

  • Strong experience of research and development,preferably holding a Ph.D. in a technical-scientific domain relevant to Data Science.
  • Demonstrable experience with data analytics on large (>10E8) datasets.
  • Experience in SQL, Python, Jupyter notebooks.
  • Experience with big data technologies and machine learning libraries (e.g. Spark, MapReduce, TensorFlow, Keras, sci-kit-learn) is definitely a plus.
  • Experience in working in teams that are geographically distributed across multiple locations

It’s also important that:

  • You can demonstrate, communicate and promote the value of Digital Science data and analytic capabilities both inside and outside the company
  • You have a track record of working in cross-functional teams including Engineers, Operations, and Sales to build and deliver data products

What we can offer you

  • Be part of our international team distributed all over the globe.¬†Location is not a factor. Digital Science is a distributed company, where many employees work full time from home.¬†If you prefer to go to an office, we have offices in London, Glasgow, Cologne, and Iai.
  • Relaxed work environment that values innovation, initiative, and energy
  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Flexible working hours
  • Handpick your hardware

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