Data Engineer

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Location: Norwalk, CT

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INSPIRATION FOR AN EXTRAORDINARY WORLD

Data Engineer

Norwalk, CT

In this role, you will be handling the design and construction of scalable data management systems, ensure that all data systems meet company requirements, and research new uses for data acquisition. You will have to identify and apply advanced analytics techniques in a big data paradigm and drive the integration in our Kantar data science product portfolio. Furthermore, you will be dealing with a variety of global FMCG clients, building underlying infrastructure for Machine Learning and Operations Research engines, and using distributed computing architectures. You will also design and implement new AI solutions applying a range of different methodologies and best-in-class technologies.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Unlock the power of data delivering significant improvements in growth, efficiency, and effectiveness for our clients.
  • Understand customers' process needs to advise clients on the best analytical practices, contributing to their experience and inspiration for the success of the project.
  • Collaborate with Kantar Consulting Centre of Excellence in the definition of the product roadmap.
  • Design, construct, install, test, and maintain data management systems
  • Develop analytics models to increase customer value and operational efficiency.
  • Design underlying structure for mathematical and statistical models to optimize sales and marketing processes for our FMCG customers.
  • Support the Project Team in all project phases.
  • Recommend different ways to constantly improve data reliability and quality.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • STEM Bachelor’s or Master's degree or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of relevant industry work experience deploying advanced analytics products and services in a client-facing role, defining strategy, and delivering ground-breaking solutions.
  • Passion for Data Science (Machine / Deep Learning, Language, Artificial Intelligence, Operations Research).
  • Knowledge of commonly used Machine Learning and Operations Research techniques.
  • Proven experience with Big Data technologies, building and deploying AI solutions to cloud (Azure, AWS, GCP).
  • Extensive experience in Python and Spark programming (Databricks is advantageous).
  • Professional experience with CI/CD pipelines in DevOps environment.
  • Sound understanding of analysis techniques, design, and modeling of relational databases and SQL language.
  • Familiarity with data visualization tools, ideally Power BI.
  • Ability to act as a subject matter expert for existing or potential partners with strong business acumen combined with solid technical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with internal and external clients to establish requirements in non-technical language.
  • Interest in developing and mentoring people at all levels and deliver highly innovative analytics services and solutions.
  • Strong analytical skills with a critical thinking attitude.

JOIN US

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.

At Kantar, the diversity of our employees provides a richer environment for our employees and broader depth and breadth of thinking for our clients. Kantar is committed to inclusion and diversity, therefore we welcome applications from all sections of society and do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status or any other legally protected characteristics.

PRIVACY DISCLOSURE: Please note that by applying to this opportunity you consent to the personal data you provide to us to be processed and retained by The Kantar Group Limited (“Kantar”). Your details will be kept on our Internal ATS (Applicant Tracking System) for as long as is necessary for the purposes of recruitment, which may include your details being shared with the hiring manager(s) and for consideration for potential future opportunities by Kantar and its affiliate Kantar group companies. For full details of our privacy policy please visit www.kantar.com.

Location

Norwalk, MerrittUnited States of America

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.

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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