Data Scientist - Valuement Group

Valuement Group is looking for a:

Data Scientist

to join the I.T Team in Milan

We are looking for a passionate and experienced Data Scientist. He/she joins the international “Smart Data” team of 3 people, attached to the Head of Smart Data, and will work for projects for our customers in 8 countries.

The main mission is to turn raw data from our customers into information, information into insight and insight to business value in order to carry out our consulting services. Strategic issue for the company, the candidate will value complex and various data, develop data analytics solutions and provide data knowledge support for our consultants.

What we Offer:
  • International and challenging environment
  • Independence, respect and trust as long as your agenda is aligned with ours
  • Great team, office, tools and culture

If you are an enthuziastic professional, passionate about retail and focused on value-adding experiences, we are curious to meet you!

Main responsabilities

The main mission is to turn raw data from our customers into information, information into insight and insight to business value in order to carry out our consulting services. Strategic issue for the company, the candidate will value complex and various data, develop data analytics solutions and provide data knowledge support for our consultants.

The main activities on which the candidate will work are:
  • Locate and define new process improvement opportunities
  • Lead data analysis lifecycle : Understand raw data, convert, enrich, design and execute algorithms for final analysis.
  • Identify patterns and trends in data sets
  • Report the results back to our relevant members of the business in countr
  • Work alongside our teams Local Business Services to understand business needs
  • Provide data support four our consultants (documentation, training, support);
  • Develop solutions with the team for automating and simplifying data analysis;
  • Participate to new business services development (software solutions, data platform, etc.)

In addition he/she will also participate to the group’s projects (Software development, Big Data infrastructure, Business Services, etc.).

Hard skills

Coming from an engineering school or equivalent in computer science or applied statistics, the ideal candidate has:

  • 2 or 3 years of experience in the field of data analysis, data science
  • Ideally experienced in the sector of audit or retail
Technical skills
  • Expertise in data analysis
  • Deep knowledge of at least one RDBMS (Microsoft SQL Server or  MySql, Oracle, PostgreSQL) or NoSQL (MongoDB)
  • Master in SQL queries, particularly T-SQL language (querying, stored procedures, functions, etc)
  • Knowledge of basic Machine Learning practices (supervised and unsupervised learning) with statistical background
  • Experience in development with languages R or Python
  • Experience with big data infrastructures (NoSQL DB, Apache Spark, Hadoop etc.) is considered a plus
Soft skills
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Service and result oriented mind
  • Ability to manage simple projects (plan, do, follow)
  • Ability to work on own initiative, to solve complex problem in order to reach with proactivity goals
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • High level in English (written and oral)
Additional Requirements
  • Experience in retail / FMCG
  • Pricing analysis, basic knowledge on cathegory management, understanding of maket research and suveys
  • Knowledge in execution of the pricing strategy
  • Open-minded, willingness to join a consulting team, problem-solving, analytic, passionate about retail industry, motivated to improve

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