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My client is a unique start up that develops technology solutions to address humanitarian problems. Their work is a very interesting blend of software development, data analytics, academic research, and international development, that takes place in a dynamic and highly collaborative environment.
The main responsibilities of the role are:
You will be tasked with developing new methods for processing some of the largest datasets ever analysed in the development and humanitarian sectors.
Work closely with other subject matter experts to develop robust methods and software to implement these methods.
Have a track record of success in a similar role, strong initiative, and a can-do attitude.
Applicants with a strong background in applied statistics and spatial statistics in particular are highly encouraged to apply.
Strong background in machine learning is also an asset but not essential.
Essential Skill Set:
Genuine interest in, and willingness to further understand, the mission and operations of the organisation
Genuine desire to see the outputs of your work improve the lives of vulnerable populations
Strong ability to combine quantitative analytical thinking with a thorough understanding of real world human behaviours
M.Sc. or equivalent level within an applied subject area with a focus on quantitative data analysis and modelling
Ability to work well both as a team member and independently
Experience Python data analysis libraries (such as pandas, numpy and bokeh/matplotlib)
Experience writing well-documented, maintainable code
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Nice to have – but its ok if you don’t have these:
- Experience in the development and application of machine learning and statistical models to large-scale, real-world datasets
- Experience in Big Data ecosystem – algorithms, tools and technologies
- UNIX admin experience
- Data visualisation skills (e.g. bokeh/matplotlib, D3.js)
- Experience with version control software (including git)
- Experience with IPython/Jupyter notebooks
This position will require occasional trips to other offices, mostly within Europe, and the flexibility to work outside normal business hours and occasionally on weekends. There will be opportunity to travel to low- and middle-income countries as part of ongoing projects.
If you would like to know about this role and working for this forward thinking organisation, please apply below.
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000
Job Category: International Development
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Location: Southampton
Keywords: analyst, analytics, Big Data, charity, data, non for profit, numpy, pandas, PLSQL, python, Research, SLQ, Software, UNIX
Job Expires: 10 days
How to Apply:
Please apply by emailing your profile to: email@example.com or applying below, or give me a call on 01392 666 060