Data Scientist

Frontier Economics

London

Ref: StatsJobs

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To apply for this position please email your CV to Recruitment@frontier-economics.com
quoting reference: StatsJobs

Frontier Economics is one of the largest economic consultancies in Europe with offices in Berlin, Brussels, Cologne, Dublin, London, Madrid and Paris. We work with clients around the world to help them with their biggest challenges – market strategies, regulatory reviews, competition inquiries. And we help governments design innovative policies and regulatory systems. We use economics to help companies, public authorities and charities understand complex challenges, improve performance, make better decisions and keep ahead of the competition.

To help us support these projects, we are currently looking for a Data Scientist to join our Competition practice. The ideal candidate will have a passion for data and enjoy applying their technical skills to help solve complex problems. Applicants are required to have a Bachelors in a quantitative subject (e.g. Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, Economics) and at least 1 year of experience working in a data science role . A postgraduate degree in a quantitative discipline is preferred but not essential.

In addition to a strong academic background and relevant work experience, candidates will have:

  • Experience in using statistical programming languages / packages (in particular Python – knowledge of R and/or Stata would be desirable)
  • Experience of working with large datasets and data wrangling
  • Experience in using GIS packages / working with geographic data
  • Experience of working in a professional development environment would be highly desirable
  • Knowledge of web scraping / working with APIs
  • Knowledge of SQL databases would be desirable
  • Ability to engage novel problems and concepts and find practical solutions using existing or unfamiliar tools quickly
  • Excellent communication skills to non-technical audiences
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with clients and colleagues

We’re enthusiastic about what we do. Our success is built on strong client relationships, a passion for understanding the truth and employing people who want to make a difference. Frontier is employee owned so we are all active in shaping and running the company, plus we ensure we give back to society with our pro-bono work. We have an open and inclusive culture, and support flexible working. We offer a highly competitive salary and bonus package, in addition to numerous benefits.

If you would like to apply for this position please send your CV and Cover Letter via the apply button.


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To apply for this position please email your CV to Recruitment@frontier-economics.com
quoting reference: StatsJobs

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