Data Scientist
Location: Sao, Paulo, Brazil
Please make sure you include a cover letter with your application, with reasons for your interest in this role.
About Argus
Argus is an independent media organization with 1,300 staff. It is headquartered in London and has 29 offices in the world’s principal commodity trading and production centers. Argus produces price assessments and analysis of international energy and other commodity markets and offers bespoke consulting services and industry-leading conferences. Companies in 140 countries around the world use Argus data to index physical trade and as benchmarks in financial derivative markets as well as for analysis and planning purposes.
Argus was founded in 1970 and is a privately held UK-registered company. It is owned by employee shareholders, global growth equity firm General Atlantic and Hg, the specialist software and technology services investor. Argus Media is committed to ensuring career and personal growth… for all its staff and provides extensive training and career development opportunities, as well as participation in employee-led initiatives, including a women’s network. Our core values are Excellence, Integrity, Partnership and Inclusivity.
What will you be doing?
Due to the continued growth of both the business and its range of data products, we are looking for an experienced Data Scientist to join our Global Data Team in Sao Paulo. You will work closely with internal clients of the Data team to develop and support the applications and processes which underpin Argus’ data-driven and machine learning products.
As Data Scientist, you will develop and support tools for price creation and report-building; build metadata that accurately reflects methodology whilst conforming to internal standards; coordinate with Editorial and regional Data team to plan changes to systems and products; offer data analysis capabilities to internal stakeholders; client support with queries relating to integration of Argus and metadata into client systems, data validation and provision of data.
You will also be expected to support wider initiatives and product development by the Data & Data Science function and create dashboards in R/Shiny.
What we’re looking for in you:
• BS Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Business, Engineering or related fields with experience in visualization techniques;
• Experience of developing tools using R/Shiny; good knowledge and experience of SQL; numerically proficient.
• Excellent spoken and written English; ability to interact with non-technical people in plain language;
• Ability to work both as part of a team and autonomously; self-motivated with the ability to work independently, prioritizing tasks to meet deadlines; innovative thinker with good problem-solving abilities;
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
• Excellent attention to detail; customer service focused.
You will stand out if you have knowledge with commodities market.
What’s in it for you:
• Competitive salary;
• Group Medical and Dental Plans;
• Company Life Insurance Plan;
• Private Pension Scheme;
• Extensive internal and external training.
8 hours per day (from Monday to Friday), with 1 hour for lunch
For more details about the company and to apply please make sure you upload your CV with a Cover Letter via our website: www.argusmedia.com/en/careers/open-positions
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