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Data Scientist

Location: London, England, United Kingdom
Job ID: 44500
Date Posted: Dec 9, 2019
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi Europe Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): Engineering
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time
Remote: No

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Description

Role Overview

Data Scientists apply strong expertise in machine-learning, data mining, and information retrieval to design, prototype, and build the next-generation analytics engines and services that support overall solution development. They will interact directly with the customer team on the solution to source data sets, outline analysis, and drive the analytic approach to support the success of the solution overall.


Main Tasks and Responsibilities

 

  • Understand business problems and design end-to-end analytics use cases

  • Develop complex models and algorithms that drive innovation in the solution team (this may include advanced maintenance algorithms, customer behaviours models and so on)

  • Conduct advanced statistical analysis to provide actionable insights, identify trends, and measure performance for the solution

  • Collaborate with model developers to implement and deploy scalable solutions

  • Provide thought leadership by researching best practices, conducting experiments, and collaborating with industry leaders in the relevant mobility space


Qualifications

Key Skills and Experience

 

  • MS/PhD in computer science, statistics, or operations research or related technical discipline

  • Extensive experience in a statistical and/or data science role

  • Deep knowledge of machine learning, statistics, optimization or related field

  • Experience with R, Python, Matlabis required, programming in C, C++, Java

  • Experience working with large data sets, simulation/ optimization and distributed computing tools (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Gurobi, Arena, etc.)

  • Demonstrated experience with agile or other rapid development methods

  • Experience in similar digital settings contributing to building digital solutions

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with strong desire to work in cross functional teams

  • Ability to convey rigorous mathematical concepts and considerations to non-experts

  • Ability to distil problem definitions, models, and constraints from informal business requirements, and to deal with ambiguity and competing objectives

  • Brings a high-energy and passionate outlook to the job and can influence those around them

  • Able to build a sense of trust and rapport that creates a comfortable & effective workplace

  • Passion for innovation and “can do” attitude

     

Benefits Package


Company Funded Benefits

 

  • Market competitive salary and discretionary bonus scheme

  • Generous holiday entitlement  - with the option to buy up to an additional 8 days per year

  • A Holiday Banking scheme allowing you to bank untaken holiday to use another year

  • Group Personal Pension

  • Private Medical Insurance with self-funded option to cover family members

  • Employee Assistance Programme available to all employees

  • Personal Accident Insurance

 

Voluntary Benefits (funded by employee) including;

 

  • Cycle To Work scheme

  • Gym Membership

  • Dental Insurance with option to include dependent children

  • Health screening

  • Dining card

 

Company Overview 

Hitachi Europe Ltd is a social innovation company with headquarters based in Maidenhead, England. The company’s European operations employ over 550 people to deliver services and solutions to customers in several key business areas. The company's portfolio includes digital media products, industrial components and equipment, European procurement and sourcing, research and design, information systems. 

HEU is also responsible for managing a Shared Services Group that provides the Company's business units with a range of innovative and effective common services that deliver value, create ‘lean’ processes and support growth and development - including HR, IT, Legal, Finance & Accounting, Corporate Communications & Sustainability, and Business Development. 

 


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