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Economist - Data Scientist - Remote

Job description

Economist - Data Scientist - Remote - London - Up To £60,000 per annum


DataBuzz are recruiting on behalf of a prestigious organisation who is looking for Economist - Data Scientist - Remote.


As a Economist - Data Scientist - Remote, you will be expected to be experienced Economists who also have experience in Data Science.


As a Economist - Data Scientist - Remote, you will be expected to delivering work, helping project managers determine the type of analysis that will best answer the clients' questions.


As a Economist - Data Scientist - Remote, you will be expected to have excellent communication skills to non-technical audiences.


Essential skills and experience:

  • Experience in using statistical programming languages / packages (in particular Python - knowledge of R and/or Stata would be desirable)
  • Experience of working with large datasets and data wrangling
  • Experience in using GIS packages / working with geographic data
  • Knowledge of web scraping / working with APIs
  • Knowledge of SQL databases
  • Experience of delivering high quality technical work using tools such as R and Python to handle datasets, perform analysis, and visualise results.
  • Experience of developing the quantitative capabilities of the team and the firm.
  • Bachelors in a quantitative subject (Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics or Economics, financial economics, econometrics, statistics) and experience working in a data scientist role
  • Experience of quantitative economic analysis
  • Solid knowledge of econometric models used for forecasting variables
  • Experience of applying relevant core micro theory and empirical techniques (for example econometrics, optimisation, GIS analysis, agent-based models, and machine learning techniques) across a range of projects
  • Experience of identifying key results from analysis (that will prove or disprove key hypotheses).
  • Experience of developing the quantitative capabilities of the team and the firm.


Nice-to-have skills and experiences:

  • Experience of energy market or energy related projects.
  • Postgraduate degree in a quantitative discipline is preferred but not essential


As a Economist - Data Scientist - Remote, you will earn a competitive salary of £60,000 per annum.

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