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Big Data/Data Science Consultant

  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Hamburg
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: RT8943
  • Sector: BI & Big Data, Glocomms
  • Date posted: 21/12/2017
Big Data/Data Science Consultant 

Objective 
The main objective of this position is the day-to-day execution, support and documentation of data preparation. Also the integration and analytics activities with respect to the Big Data initiative. 

Description of most relevant tasks and responsibilities:
  • Data Analytics
  • Process and prepare analysis of arbitrary data sets using typical Big Data tools
  • Analyze large data sets with regard to finding patterns and generating information
  • Recommend improvements in data generation and collection
  • Work with data owners to formulate purposeful hypotheses
  • Propose meaningful analytic approaches
  • Verify/disprove hypotheses based on findings in data sets
  • Transform verified hypotheses into actionable KPIs
  • Visualize results using common toolset
  • Support architecture and setup of Big Data platform
  • Maintain efficient setup for supporting Big Data projects
  • Develop and maintain suitable data models
  • Monitor system performance and recommend improvements
  • Ensure availability and scalability of Big Data platform
  • Identify, assess and transform source data into processable data sets
  • Implement complex analytic pipelines and data flows between business systems and Big Data platform
  • Maintain data inventory
  • Participate in regular Big Data team meetings

Education and soft skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, business informatics or similar education
  • Minimum 5 years professional experience
  • Expertise in data analytics and business intelligence, preferably data mining and Big Data
  • Practical experience in programming languages (Java, Python, R, Scala, SQL, …) and the Hadoop ecosystem (Spark, MapReduce, Hive, …)
  • Experience with visualizing data using common tools (QlikView, Lumira, Tableau, …)
  • Excellent communication, presentation and teaming capabilities
  • Business fluent English, German is a plus
  • Excellent analytical skills and a hands-on mentality.

If you are interested in this opportunity then please submit your CV to robert.thompson(@)glocomms.com.
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