Manager, Data Science

Company: EDGE
Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
CLOSES ON: 2020-07-11

Education and Qualifications

  • Master’s in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field
  • Qualification in data science
  • Minimum 8 years of experience manipulating data sets and building statistical models
  • Experience in UAE or Middle East is desirable

Key Accountabilities

  • Work with stakeholders throughout the organization to identify opportunities for leveraging company data to drive business solutions.
  • Mine and analyze data from company databases to drive optimization and improvement of product development, marketing techniques and business strategies.
  • Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques.
  • Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets.
  • Use predictive modeling to increase and optimize customer experiences, revenue generation, ad targeting and other business outcomes.
  • Develop company A/B testing framework and test model quality.
  • Coordinate with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes.
  • Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy.
  • Design a data science set of systems and infrastructure
  • Strong problem solving skills with an emphasis on product development.
  • Experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python, SLQ, etc.) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.
  • Experience working with and creating data architectures.
  • Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real world advantages/drawbacks.
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications.
  • Experience in supporting complex multinational/ holding company organization settings
  • Experience in building up data science as a new business partner in a company
  • Experience in Process Mining

Key skills

  • MS Office
  • Knowledge and experience in statistical and data mining techniques
  • Knowledge and experience creating and using advanced machine learning algorithms and statistics: regression, simulation, scenario analysis, modelling, clustering, decision trees, neural networks
  • Proficiency in the English language