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Principal Data Scientist - QuantumBlack

  • Tokyo


  • MSc or PhD level in a relevant field (such as Computer Science, Machine Learning, Applied Statistics, Mathematics)
  • Client-facing skills e.g. working in close-knit teams on topics such as data warehousing, machine learning
  • Demonstrated leadership (thought leadership or people leadership e.g. managed project teams or direct reports)
  • Experience in applying data science methods to business problems
  • Programming experience in languages such as: Python, R, Scala, SQL
  • Good presentation and communication skills, with a knack for explaining complex analytical concepts to people from other fields
  • Knowledge of distributed computing or NoSQL technologies is a bonus
  • Proven application of advanced analytical and statistical methods in the commercial world
  • Strong command of both English and Japanese (N2 or above)

Who You'll Work With

You will be based in Tokyo and will be part of our Analytics team. As a Principal Data Scientist, you will work with other Data Scientists, Data Engineers, Machine Learning Engineers, Designers and Project Managers on interdisciplinary projects, using Maths, Stats and Machine Learning to derive structure and knowledge from raw data across various industry sectors. 


What You'll Do

As a Principal Data Scientist at QuantumBlack in Tokyo...

You will work in multi-disciplinary environments harnessing data to provide real-world impact for organisations globally.

In this role you will influence many of the recommendations our clients need to positively change their businesses and enhance performance. You will work on complex and extremely varied data sets from some of the world’s largest organisations to solve real world problems. You will develop data science products and solutions by writing highly optimized code to advance our internal Data Science Toolbox for clients, as well as for our data science team.

You will also work with specialists in machine learning, engineering and design and add real-world impact to your academic expertise. You will be encouraged to write ‘black’ papers and present at meetings and conferences should you wish.

Please submit your CV in English 

Visit our Careers site to watch our video and read about our interview processes and benefits

As an equal opportunity employer, QuantumBlack encourages applications from all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, disability, pregnancy, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief. We maintain a sense of community rooted in respect and consideration for all employees where any evaluation is based simply upon individual work and team performance.

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Job Skill Group - CSS Associate
Job Skill Code - APS - Analytics Specialist
Function - Technology;Strategy
Industry -
Post to LinkedIn - Yes
Posted to LinkedIn Date - Tue Mar 28 20:00:00 GMT 2017
LinkedIn Posting City - Tokyo
LinkedIn Posting State/Province -
LinkedIn Posting Country - Japan
LinkedIn Job Title - Principal Data Scientist - QuantumBlack
LinkedIn Function - Research;Analyst;Consulting
LinkedIn Industry - Banking;Financial Services;Market Research