JOB DESCRIPTION The Data Scientist role is responsible for modelling complex problems, discovering insights and identifying process digital improvements or opportunities through the use of statistical, algorithmic, mining and visualization techniques.
In addition to advanced analytic skills, this role is also proficient at integrating and preparing large, varied datasets, architecting specialized database and computing environments, and communicating results.
Data Scientists work closely with clients, data stewards, project / program managers, and other IT teams to turn data into critical information and knowledge that can be used to make sound organizational decisions.
Other responsibilities include providing data that is congruent and reliable. Need to be creative thinkers and propose innovative ways to look at problems by using data mining (the process of discovering new patterns from large datasets) approaches on the set of information available.
Need to validate the findings using an experimental and iterative approach. Will also need to be able to present back the findings to the business by exposing the assumptions and validation work in a way that can be easily understood by the business counterparts.
The Data Scientist will need a combination of business focus, strong analytical and problem solving skills and programming knowledge to be able to quickly cycle hypothesis through the discovery phase of the project.
Excellent written and communications skills to report back the findings in a clear, structured manner are required. Work Complexity
Responsibilities 1. Business Requirements
2. Data Requirements and Architecture
4. Qualification and Assurance
5. Access Management and Control
6. QuantificationUtilizes patterns and variations in the volume, speed and other characteristics of data supporting the initiative, the type of data (e.
g., images, text, clickstream or metering data) in predictive analysis. 7. Policies, Standards and Procedures
8. Communications / Presentations
9. Change Advocacy
11. PerformanceProvides on-going tracking and monitoring of performance of decision systems and statistical models. 12. SupportLeads the design and deployment of enhancements and fixes to systems as needed.
Competencies 1. Change Advocate : Identifies and acts upon opportunities for continuous improvement. Encourages prudent risk-taking, exploration of alternative approaches, and organizational learning.
Demonstrates personal commitment to change through actions and words. Mobilizes others to support change through times of stress and uncertainty.
2. Communications for Results : Expresses technical and business concepts, ideas, feelings, opinions, and conclusions orally and in writing.
Listens attentively and reinforces words through empathetic body language and tone. 3. Conceptual Thinking : Synthesizes facts, theories, trends, inferences, and key issues and / or themes in complex and variable situations.
Recognizes abstract patterns and relationships between apparently unrelated entities or situations. Applies appropriate concepts and theories in the development of principles, practices, techniques, tools and solutions.
4. Information Seeking : Gathers and analyses information or data on current and future trends of best practice. Seeks information on issues impacting the progress of organizational and process issues.
Translates up to date information into continuous improvement activities that enhance performance.5. Innovation : Improves organizational performance though the application of emerging technologies, methods, processes, products and services.
Employs sound innovations will be deployed to produce return on investment.6. Problem Solving : Anticipates, identifies and defines problems.
Seeks root causes. Develops and implements practical and timely solutions. 7. Teamwork : Collaborates with other members of formal and informal groups in the pursuit of common missions, vision, values and mutual goals.
Places team needs and priorities above personal needs. Involves others in making decisions that affect them. Draws on the strengths of colleagues and gives credit to others' contributions and achievements.
Education or Experience Required
Who we are : At EY we support you in achieving your unique potential both personally and professionally. We give you stretching and rewarding experiences that keep you motivated, working in an atmosphere of integrity and teaming with some of the world's most successful companies.
And while we encourage you to take personal responsibility for your career, we support you in your professional development in every way we can.
You enjoy the flexibility to devote time to what matters to you, in your business and personal lives. At EY you can be who you are and express your point of view, energy and enthusiasm, wherever you are in the world.
It's how you make a difference. Please note : Preference will be given to PDI candidates.