Dash Job - Associate Data Science & Analytics Engineer - Mintel

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Company: Mintel

Title: Associate Data Science & Analytics Engineer

Category: Full Time

Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom (Hybrid)

Experience: Not specified

Application: Link to apply


This role is part of a team that is dedicated to driving data innovation within Mintel by incorporating cutting edge technical domains such as machine learning and data science. The candidate will ideally have a strong honours degree in Computer Science or numerate subject or equivalent work experience; relevant PhD graduates would be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Based in Belfast City Centre offices with hybrid working; the candidate will work closely with colleagues across multiple sites including; UK, US and Germany on a number of exciting initiatives within Mintel, the world’s leading market intelligence agency.

We need an individual with genuine curiosity in all things data, and a drive to learn a broad range of technologies to turn research & analysis into solutions. You will be the link between our analytical experts and dedicated engineering teams, and the key to building our data backed capabilities at Mintel. The role will rely on your ability to engage with analysts & engineers from multiple disciplines: your talent and enthusiasm will be the key to this success. You should be comfortable getting hands on to build small scale proof of concept solutions, and collaborating with engineers to integrate research output into production systems.

At Mintel, we challenge people, but don’t leave them to work alone. We know that having a team of supportive colleagues is paramount, and that developing and maintaining effective communication links are critical to delivering high quality data-driven products.

We also believe in giving individuals the support to grow in their own personal development, whether they wish to become a technical expert, take on leadership responsibilities or move into coaching based roles later in their career. This role presents a unique opportunity at a junior level to really shape where you go next and influence Mintel’s approach to delivering new capabilities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Honours degree in Computer Science or STEM subject
  • Python programming language & scientific ecosystem (Scipy, Numpy, SKLearn, etc)
  • Practical experience of machine learning projects in academic or personal setting
  • Strong problem solving, ability to think abstractly and model complex systems
  • Excellent, team-oriented, communicator

Desirable Requirements

  • Personal projects tackling machine learning or data science problems
  • Knowledge of Natural Language Processing and/or Computer Vision
  • Experience using version control (preference of Git)
  • Experience working in GNU/Linux based systems
  • Working knowledge of SQL or other data retrieval languages
  • Knowledge work flow processes & tools; Agile, Kanban, JIRA

Technologies Used

  • Primary language: Python
  • Tools & Platforms: DBT, AWS, Gitlab CI, Airflow, Tensorflow
  • Machine learning: SciKit-Learn, Keras/TensorFlow, Pytorch
  • Databases: Snowflake (Cloud), Elastic Search
  • Ancillary languages: R, JavaScript, Bash scripting
  • Data Insights: Looker/Tableau, Plotly Dash