Data Scientist

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KANTAR

Understand People, Inspire Growth

Division Worldpanel

Data Scientist – Lisbon

Looking for a new career challenge in a truly international environment? Thanks to our business growth, Kantar Worldpanel is looking for a new Data scientist.

In this role you will design new solutions through leading edge analytical and AI approaches to improve the quality and efficiency of Kantar Worldpanel services globally. The ideal candidate should have a passion for data science and Machine Learning applied on large data sets and will work with internal stakeholders to understand the business problems.

You will be part of the Data Science team and work with large volumes of data, in the cloud, and use different Machine Learning techniques suited to the problems at hand (including Deep Learning, Supervised/Unsupervised Machine Learning, Graph Modelling, Time series methods). You will collaborate with data scientists, analysts, product managers, and engineers in everyday tasks across various projects.

Our Worldpanel colleagues are the global experts in shopper behaviour, offering continuous monitoring, advanced analytics and tailored solutions to inspire successful decisions by leading organisations worldwide. Worldpanel turns purchase behavior into competitive advantage across a diverse range of markets including tech, fashion, telecoms and FMCG.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop Machine Learning solutions to improve the quality and efficiency of Kantar Worldpanel services globally;
  • Perform statistical analysis to identify new relevant indicators and business trends;
  • Apply data engineering methods to deliver automated solutions, and explore new Machine Learning methods to efficiently analyze large sets of data;
  • Collaborate in building predictive models for targeted solutions, working with engineers to develop efficient data querying and modeling infrastructure;
  • Create data visualizations and communicate the analyses and findings through documents and presentations.

CAPABILITIES

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Econometrics or equivalent quantitative fields.
  • 1-2 years of relevant work experience in a Machine Learning or Data Science role;
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning techniques (e.g. Supervised Learning - Tree models, Ensembles, Deep Learning and its various architectures, Unsupervised Learning – K-means, Gaussian Mixtures, DBSCAN, Dimensionality Reduction – PCA, TSNE, ICA, Factor Analysis);
  • Knowledge of Probability and statistics (e.g., Distributions, Hypothesis testing, Time Series concepts, Bayesian framework, etc.);
  • Knowledge of Python and/or other platforms and languages (e.g., Spark, SQL, R);
  • Experience with Python libraries like TensorFlow, scikit-learn, nltk, numpy, pandas or equivalent;
  • Experience with Azure Databricks platform is a plus;
  • Team player and likes to work with others to get a clear understanding of the context around the data;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Fluent in English;
  • Curiosity and passion for learning ;

JOIN US

We go beyond the obvious, using intelligence, passion and creativity to inspire new thinking and shape the world we live in. Apply for a career that’s out of the ordinary and join us.

We want to create an equality of opportunity in a fair and supportive working environment where people feel included, accepted and are allowed to flourish in a space where their mental health and well-being is taken into consideration.

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Location

Lisbon, Praça José QueirósPortugal

Kantar Rewards Statement

At Kantar we have an integrated way of rewarding our people based around a simple, clear and consistent set of principles. Our approach helps to ensure we are market competitive and also to support a pay for performance culture, where your reward and career progression opportunities are linked to what you deliver.

We go beyond the obvious, using intelligence, passion and creativity to inspire new thinking and shape the world we live in. Apply for a career that’s out of the ordinary and join us.

We want to create an equality of opportunity in a fair and supportive working environment where people feel included, accepted and are allowed to flourish in a space where their mental health and well being is taken into consideration.

We want to create a more diverse community to expand our talent pool, be locally representative, drive diversity of thinking and better commercial outcomes.

Kantar is the world’s leading data, insights and consulting company. We understand more about how people think, feel, shop, share, vote and view than anyone else. Combining our expertise in human understanding with advanced technologies, Kantar’s 30,000 people help the world’s leading organisations succeed and grow.

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