About The Role
Eastvantage needs a data scientist to help us with our analytics and our storytelling. Interpreting our data doesnt merely require understanding of various advanced statistical concepts, it also requires an understanding of people and how to visualise behaviours, trends and patterns.
The ideal candidate’s favourite words should be learning, data, scale, and agility.
Identifying relevant data sources for business needs
Collecting structured and unstructured data from internal and external sources
Identifying missing data
Organising data into usable formats
Building predictive models
Building machine learning algorithms
Enhancing the data collection process
Processing, cleansing & verifying of data
Generating information and insights from data sets and identifying trends and patterns
Preparing reports for executive and project teams using Tableau, PowerBI or other visualisation tools
You’ll typically have a degree in a computer science, mathematical or science-based subject and know programming languages such as R, Python, SQL, C or Java and have strong database design and coding skills.
You’ll need to have:
excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
experience in database interrogation and analysis tools, such as Hadoop, SQL and SAS
exceptional communication and presentation skills in order to explain your work to people who don’t understand the mechanics behind data analysis
effective listening skills in order to understand the requirements of the business
drive and the resilience to try new ideas if the first one doesn’t work – you’ll be expected to work with minimal supervision, so it’s important that you are able to motivate yourself
planning, time management and organisational skills
the ability to deliver under pressure and to tight deadlines
great attention to detail
teamworking skills and a collaborative approach to sharing ideas and finding solutions.
At Eastvantage, our mission is to create meaningful jobs. Through our portfolio of premium and select clients, we provide careers that are knowledge-based, inspiring, and always with the potential for development and growth.
We are an independently-owned outsourcing company with European roots, servicing global companies that have offices in every populated continent in the world. We have been in the industry for a decade, growing from a handful to over 1,000 happy employees over the years.
We invite you to navigate our site to get to know who we are, to see what sets us apart in culture and thinking. Because of this, we carefully select who we work with, both customers and co-workers, which is why people happily stick with us for a wonderful amount of time. We hope to convince you to apply with us and be part of our success story.