Information Technology Junior Data Scientist

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Working as a member of a medium-sized team, this role is responsible for data acquisition, transformation, and analytical processing for one of the area’s leading investment firms.

Key Responsibilities:

This person will be expected to:

  • Identify and evaluate appropriate data sources for business problems at hand.
  • Acquire, transform, and stage the data for future analytical processing, applying automation where possible.
  • Maintain a catalog of repeatable data processing tasks.
  • Develop analytical solutions that deliver insights based on available data, implementing statistical methods using modern technologies.
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis and present results in a clear manner.
  • Database programming
  • Experience with using cloud-based machine learning tools (preferably on the Azure platform).

Skills & competencies:

A successful candidate will have 1-3 years of professional work or a corresponding amount of coursework experience with the following:

  • Understanding of relational and dimensional data modeling concepts.
  • SQL development experience (SQL Server or PostgreSQL preferred).
  • Basic understanding of database security and administration.
  • Data processing
  • Ability to perform data preparation and transformation tasks using a variety of tools.
  • Familiarity with ETL technologies.
  • Scripting
  • Solid grasp of Python for scripting and automation of repetitive tasks.
  • Experience using Jupyter Notebooks and Python IDEs.
  • Knowledge of common data science and numerical libraries in Python (e.g., NumPy, SciPy, Pandas) and visualization libraries (e.g., Matplotlib, Seaborn).
  • Cloud technologies

AEW Capital Management is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer.

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