130 days ago on teralytics.net

Data Scientist

Teralytics AG

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Data Scientist

Data Scientist

at Teralytics
Zürich, Switzerland

Would you like the opportunity to work with some of the largest and most interesting datasets in the world - utilising real-time data from over 350 million people across 90+ countries?  Do you have a strong background in data science with great modelling and deep JVM technical skills?

 

Who are Teralytics?

Teralytics is a fast-growing data analytics company with great ambitions in the emerging big data economy. At Teralytics, we work with challenging data and the technologies of the future. Our products transform the way industries, governments and our society works.

We offer our employees unique learning opportunities and the chance to take on important responsibilities from day one. Teralytics is funded by international venture capital firms, who previously invested in high profile companies such as Facebook, Spotify, Skype and AirBnB. 

 

Your role

We at Teralytics are currently searching for talented data scientists for our teams in Zürich, Switzerland and New York, USA.

 You will be working with human behavioural data provided by Teralytics’ global partners (location data, retail data, web log data, etc.), collaborating on Teralytics’ portfolio of products providing real-world value to a range of private and public sector clients. Through working with cutting-edge technologies you and your team will provide market-leading behavioural data.

 Your responsibilities will include

  • Designing and implementing text data analytics pipelines processing terabytes of data
  • Implementing statistical and machine learning algorithms efficiently
  • Building complex models describing human behaviour
  • Working with a multi-disciplinary team to deliver analytics products

 

Your profile

You will have a deep background in data science with large text data volumes and good technical skills in both OOP (functional programming experience is highly advantageous) and analytics tools. You possess excellent English communication skills.

 Must have

  • MS or PhD-level in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or similar
  • Professional experience in a data science position including working with data describing human behaviour (e.g. location data, web log data, retail data, etc.)
  • Experience in text mining / NLP and machine learning on large data sets
  • Proficient in at least one scripted language (e.g. Python, R, Matlab), including its scientific / statistical packages
  • Strong communication skills, attention to detail, and ability to manage a project on your own

 Highly desirable

  • Experience with data-driven consumer segmentation and marketing domains
  • Proficient in at least one functional language, preferably Scala
  • Interest in distributed computing inc. experience with frameworks such as Apache Spark

 

Your new team

We are a diverse team of data scientists, software engineers and business people from over 20 different countries with offices in Zürich, Singapore and New York. We are smart, hungry and fast moving; operating in small teams, with freedom for independent work and fast decision making.

 Teralytics is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

Contact information

For more detailed information on this Data Scientist job, or to discuss any other potential IT jobs with Teralytics in Zürich, New York or Singapore please contact Daniel Tudor (Talent Acquisition Manager) on daniel.tudor@teralytics.netor 0041 786 245 224.

  www.linkedin.com/in/danieltudorteralytics

 

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