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Senior Data Scientist

Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates DigitalX1 DigitalX1
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Data Scientist

Abu Dhabi | United Arab Emirates

At DarkMatter, we are building an organisation of specialists to provide the ultimate integrated cyber security protection available. Whatever the scope, scale or sensitivity of our clients’ work, we'll assess their risks, resolve their vulnerabilities and always keep them ahead of the threat, offering them the best possible products and solutions.

DarkMatter Group’s Digital Transformation and Applied Technologies practice (DX1) is enabling organizations in public and private sector in harnessing advanced technologies in smart, secure, and effective ways in pursuit of operational excellence and thus leading to a true digital transformation of their businesses.

DX1 is actively enabling its clients by helping them to discover how they can leverage the data that they generate using advanced and sophisticated algorithms from Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Additionally, DX1 is also involved in creating a rich and diverse IP portfolio that leverages Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Big Data technologies.

The Role:

We are looking for Data Scientists with the capability to perform independent statistical and machine learning research/ projects, while at the same time being able to deliver production ready data science and analytics algorithms and solutions. As a data scientist, you will be involved in using state of the art machine learning algorithms to solve challenging high-impact business problems. If you are a problem solver with a curiosity for exploring new techniques and technologies in the Analytics, AI & Machine Learning domain, then we would be extremely interested in getting to know you.

Why You Should Work for Us?

  • Ability to work on large-scale, real-world problems, where your solutions are going to be used in production environment. You will not be building toy solutions or doing POCs, but actually building machine learning products.
  • Every solution and algorithm that you build will have a clear, measurable, and tangible impact!
  • We’re building a world-class team of talented data scientists with a strong background in machine learning, advanced analytics and AI, and who are extremely passionate about solving real-world applied problems in various business domains. Here is your chance to work with some of the best practitioners of the craft!
  • A real opportunity to expand your skill-sets and a chance to learn and use the latest advances and approaches in advanced analytics and machine learning on real world data
  • Working in a fast-paced work-environment where you are expected to be self-motivated and are measured on your performance

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ability to understand a problem statement and implement analytical solutions & techniques independently or with minimal supervision
  • Working closely with international and diverse teams and working with clients
  • Work and collaborate with other teams to deliver and create value for clients
  • Ability to learn and pick up a new language/tool/algorithm/platform quickly
  • Conceptualize, design and deliver high-quality solutions and insightful analysis
  • Conducting research and prototyping innovations; data and requirements gathering; solution scoping and architecture; consulting clients and client facing teams on advanced statistical and machine learning problems
  • Ability to deliver advanced analytics and machine learning based solutions around a host of domains and problems

Experience Required:

  • We are seeking extremely talented individuals with 0-4 years of experience in data science, AI, machine learning and advanced analytics
  • Intermediate to expert level proficiency in Python
  • Strong understanding of probability, statistics, linear algebra and basic analytics, and machine learning techniques
  • Ability to discover effective solutions to complex problems. Strong skills in data-structures and algorithms.
  • Experience of working on a project end-to-end: problem scoping, data gathering, EDA, modeling, insights, and visualizations
  • Problem-solving: Ability to break the problem into small problems and think of relevant techniques which can be explored & used to cater to those
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of machine learning, probability theory, statistics, and algorithms. You will be required to discuss and use various algorithms and approaches on a daily basis.
  • We use regression, Bayesian methods, tree-based learners, SVM, RF, XGBOOST, time series modeling, dimensionality reduction, GLM, GLMM, clustering etc. on a regular basis. If you know few of them you are good to go.

Good To Have:

  • Experience in one of the upcoming technologies like deep learning, NLP, image processing, recommender systems, chatbots etc.
  • The experience of working in one or more of the following domains: Government, Energy, Health, Transport, FSI
  • Experience in working with Linux computing environment and use of command line tools like sed/awk
  • Grasp at databases including RDBMS, NoSQL, MongoDB etc.

Education Qualification:

  • B.Tech / M.Tech in Computer Science / Electrical Engineering/Mathematics or related fields from one of the premier Institutes

Working in Abu Dhabi

At DarkMatter, we’re turning our biggest ideas into reality in the fastest moving and most dynamic city on the planet. Working here, you’ll lead technical innovation in the region while taking advantage of all Abu Dhabi has to offer. From first class healthcare and education, to superior living accommodations and cultural attractions, you’ll find your ideal career and more in this global crossroads. The UAE is one of the safest and most secure areas in the world. And with its location between Europe, Africa and Asia, you’ll expand your worldview in just a short flight. But you won’t have to venture far from the city to experience its diversity. You’ll find people of over 50 nationalities working in the DarkMatter Group. Join us and see that while far away from the concrete tech jungle, Abu Dhabi is an oasis where your latest innovations will thrive and grow.

DarkMatter is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, marital status or disability.

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DREAM ENVIRONMENT

At DarkMatter, you’ll find a fast-paced environment where you can shape our product roadmap. We’re a young company with the agility of a startup, but the experienced talent and resources of an established firm. With a sense of adventure and drive to succeed, you can make your dreams a reality in the Middle East.

A hub for innovation

  • The Middle East is one of the fastest moving economic regions on the planet and the UAE plays a largerole in this growth. In 2014, the government launched its National Innovation Strategy, which aims to transform the UAE into one of the world’s most innovative countries through a seven-sector plan.
  • The plan includes creating innovation incubators and technological infrastructure and supporting the private sector in building research centres, innovation communities and more. 
  • Additionally, the UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda aims to shift the nation to a knowledge-based economy. Smart cities such as Dubai and the technologies they employ are examples of how the UAE has set these goals in motion.
  • This connectivity and investment in innovation can lead to exciting career opportunities for you in an expanding economy.

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