Technology Consulting- Data Scientist

Company: Full Time EY
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted: August 2, 2023
  • Salary: Negotiable

About the job

The opportunity

We are seeking Data Scientists; passionate, entrepreneurial individuals to join us on an exciting journey of evolving our next-generation Data Science and Big Data platform.

You will help our clients navigate the complex world of modern data science and analytics. We’ll look to you to provide our clients with a unique business perspective on how data science and analytics can transform and improve their entire organization – starting with key business issues they face. This is a high-growth, high-visibility area with plenty of opportunities to enhance your skill set and build your career.

Your Key Responsibilities

The role will be responsible for proactively identifying AI and Machine Learning opportunities within Client portfolios, building, and validating, deploying, and monitoring advanced descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive machine learning models, including Risk Management, Customer Experience and Journey analytics, Digital Analytics, Customer Segmentation, Customer Acquisition, Churn Management, Next Best Action and many others.

Skills And Attributes For Success

  • Effectively partner with Clients to understand and anticipate their needs and guide them towards building AI and Machine Learning solutions delivering both short-term wins and identifying long-term opportunities for managed data science services
  • Build, validate, deploy, monitor, and provide DevOps support for a set of AI/Machine Learning models and services for both internal POCs and Client production initiatives, including Risk Management, Customer Experience and Journey analytics, Digital Analytics, Customer Segmentation, Customer Acquisition, Churn Management, Next Best Action and many others.
  • Leverage commercial and open-source AI, Machine Learning, Big Data ecosystem tools, BI, Visualization and Discovery tool to deliver advanced models and other Data Science solutions. Specific tools will include (but not limited to), full SAS stack, R, Python, Scala, Java, Spark SQL/ML/MLLib/GraphX, Data Science Notebooks and Workbenches, Azure Machine Learning, Tableau, Data Meer, and other tools
  • Proactively monitor and tune AI / Machine Learning model performance, manage champion/challenger models to ensure optimal performance and resource utilization.
  • Ensure all AI/Machine Learning models are properly packaged and documented for deployment.
  • Participate in client training and knowledge transfer as required.
  • Ensure all solutions comply with the highest levels of security, privacy and data governance requirements as outlined by EY and Client legal and information security guidelines, law enforcement, and privacy legislation, including data anonymization, encryption, and security in transit and at rest and others as applicable
  • Effectively leverage continuous integration, continuous development and continuous deployment agile and DevOps tools and processes to deliver and support advanced Data Science and Big Data solutions and services, including Git, Jira, Jenkins and others as required.
  • Acts as a Subject Matter Expert and a Thought Leader, continuously following industry trends, the latest competitive developments, and delivering papers and presentations at major industry conferences and events.

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • A degree in AI, Machine Learning, Statistics, Economics/Econometrics, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent
  • Data Scientist certification, including Hadoop, Spark, or equivalent production experience
    Proficiency and an in-depth understanding of the Predictive Modelling Lifecycle and best practices for feature engineering, model development and tuning (hyper-parameter, ensemble modeling techniques, deep learning), model validation, model deployment packaging, model management and performance monitoring
  • 3+ years of extensive experience building Predictive Machine Learning and AI models for Customer
  • Experience, Customer Journey Analytics, Customer Segmentation, Churn modeling, Lookalike Modelling, or equivalent use cases.
  • Experience running SAS 9.4 on Hadoop – SAS/Access or in-database SAS HPA
  • Experience with Open-source AI / Machine Learning / Data Science tools – R, Python, Spark. Including experience working with Notebooks (Zeppelin, Jupyter) and Data Science Workbenches (Azure, DSX)
  • Experience with Spark-based machine learning, including Spark SQL, ML, MlLib, GraphX

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience with Deep Learning on CPUs and GPUs, including ANN, CNN, RNN frameworks like
  • TensorFlow/Keras, MXNet or equivalent would be an asset.
  • Experience with Azure Machine Learning would be an asset.
  • Experience with SAS Risk and Finance modeling modules and workbenches would be an asset.
  • Experience with SAS Decision Manager would be an asset.
  • Experience with SAS Text Mining and Sentiment Analysis (SA) would be an asset.

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