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Data Scientist - GIS

Advertiser
Harnham
Company
Harnham
Date Posted
21st September 2016
Reference
VAC-21694
Category
Scientist
Location
London
Benefits
Benefits (inc. bonus)
Salary
£55,000 to £60,000 Per Annum
Contract Type
Full Time

Data Scientist
Asset Management
London
£60,000 + Bonus

THE COMPANY

This is a unique opportunity to join a brand new data science team in a leading asset management firm based in London - you will join as the team's subject matter expert on GIS/Geospatial Analysis. The purpose of this R&D team is to utilise non-traditional data sources and create new-found insights for the business, ultimately giving a vital edge over competition.

You will be responsible for leading all GIS/Geospatial projects within the team, expanding the business's overall capabilities and knowledge in this area. You will also be responsible for diving into other analytics projects to help drive key investment decisions.

This team has already achieved notable success and has grown quickly in the past few months - this hire is a direct response to that success.

THE ROLE - DATA SCIENTIST (GIS/Geospatial)

You will be:

  • Utilising your expert knowledge of GIS/Geospatial modelling to produce valuable insights
  • Delivering key insights to drive investment decisions and strategies
  • Turning huge quantities of raw data into analysable data sets
  • Visualisation work using Shiny/D3


YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

You must have:

  • An MSc in a quantitative discipline (statistics, machine learning, mathematics etc.)
  • A breadth and depth of knowledge in GIS and statistics/machine learning
  • Experience in programming languages such as R, Matlab, Alteryx or Python
  • Experience with using SQL databases


THE BENEFITS

£60,000 + Bonus

HOW TO APPLY

Please register your interest by sending your CV via the 'Apply' link on this page. For more information about similar positions please contact Nick Mandella at Harnham.

KEYWORDS

GIS, QGIS, QuantumGIS, Geospatial, Gravity models, Data Scientist, Data Science, MySQL, SQL, R, Tableau, Python, Alteryx, Asset Management, D3, Matlab, visualisation, machine learning, regression, clustering, neural networks, random forests, modelling, C++, java, C, hadoop, spark, linux, investment, strategy, stakeholder.

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