IBM Data Scientist in Norway

Job Description

We are seeking Data Scientists to extract knowledge or insights from structured or unstructured data. Drawing upon the practice of data analysis, using predictive analytics, data mining, pattern recognition, data modelling, machine learning and various statistical methods in order to solve large scale optimization problems and to understand the meaning behind vast data sets.

IBM Global Business Services is one of the world’s largest providers of business and technical consulting services. We help our clients to gain competitive advantage through insights from data and analytics, business models shaped by cloud and social engagement powered by mobile technologies. As part of our 3 billion USD investment in Watson, Internet of Things and cognitive technologies, we are building up a leading digital consulting practice. We use design thinking and agile methods to help our clients to achieve their digital potential. We are now looking for talented and ambitious Data Scientists to join our team in Norway, in either Oslo or Stavanger.

We offer:

  • Career opportunities

  • Flexible work environment

  • World-class learning opportunities

  • Work on complex and interesting projects

  • New offices in downtown Oslo

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • MSc or PhD degree in a quantitative field (statistics, mathematics, computer science, physics, etc.)

  • Experience with cleansing and preparing datasets for analysis

  • Has expertise in applying statistics or machine learning in a problem-solving environment with large, complex datasets

  • Has experience with hypothesis testing, clustering, regression & classification, social network analysis, optimization, text analysis and time series analysis.

  • Has experience with R and Python or equivalent

  • Has expertise in developing, validating and executing algorithms and models on large scale systems

  • Has experience with convey Data Science results in layman terms

  • Familiarity with SQL or similar database query language

  • Familiarity with data visualization applications, like RShiny, Tablaeu or Python plotting packages.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Experience with using big data tools (e.g. Hortonworks/IBM; Hadoop, Spark, Kafka)

  • Previous data science project execution and industry experience

  • Fluency in a Scandinavian language is an advantage, but not an absolute requirement

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.