Jun 13, 2018

Data Scientist (Specialist) Jobs - Adecco Group

  • Adecco Group
  • Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Full time Information Technology (IT) & Telecom Jobs

Job Description

Job Title:  Data Scientist (Specialist)

Company Name: Adecco Group

Location: Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates (UAE)

 

About Adecco Group:

The Adecco Group, based in Zurich, Switzerland, is the largest temp staffing firm in the world, and a Fortune Global 500 company. With more than 33,000 FTE employees and around 5,100 branches in over 60 countries and territories around the world, The Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services that include temporary staffing, permanent placement, career transition and talent development, as well as outsourcing and consulting. The Adecco Group key markets are France, North America, UK & Ireland, Japan, Germany, Austria, Italy, Benelux, Nordics, Iberia, Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Data Scientist responsibilities include conducting full lifecycle analysis to include requirements, activities and design. Data Scientists will develop analysis and reporting capabilities. They will also monitor performance and quality control plans to identify improvements
  • Deliver measurable business value by Interpreting data, analysing results using statistical techniques and providing ongoing insights
  • Develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimise statistical efficiency and quality systems
  • Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintaining databases/data
  • Proactively identify areas to add value to the value to the business as well as fulfil the demand coming from the business
  • Interpret data, analyse results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing insights to the wider business
  • Work with the Data team to develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimise statistical efficiency and quality
  • Work with the data governance team to help drive consistency in MDM, Data Definitions etc to create a trusted source of data
  • Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems
  • Identify, analyse, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Filter and "clean" data by reviewing computer reports, printouts, and performance indicators to locate and correct code problems
  • Work with management to prioritise business and information needs
  • Locate and define new process improvement opportunities

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Economics, Compute Science, Information Management or Statistics, preferably MSc level or MBA
  • Min 3 years working experience of providing valuable insights as a data scientist
  • Strong knowledge and experience of using analytics and reporting tools and languages e.g. SAS, R, Tableau etc with SQL. NoSQL, Javascript experienced highly preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience of Data Virtualisation
  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design, data manipulation, data mining and segmentation techniques
  • Strong analytics skills with the ability to collect, organise, analyse and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings
  • Acquisition data from primary and/or secondary sources

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