Project Manager - Data Scientist - Paris

Long term
Paris, France
Impact
Occasional remote authorized
Posted on 02-03-2022
Start : janvier 2021
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Masae Analytics

Providing data science capabilities to help NGOs and international cooperation agencies build their programmes and measure their impact

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PROJECT MANAGER - DATA SCIENTIST 

Paris-based (France) with travel to emerging countries


Masae Analytics is a fast-growing start-up company providing consulting services based on data analytics.


We develop innovative methodologies leveraging a wide array of technologies such as NLP and network analysis applied to social media analysisremote sensing and satellite imagery processing, geo-mapping, web development, econometrics, machine learning, big data processing, etc.


We apply those skills to topics as diverse as climate change monitoring, post-conflict damage assessments, telecom and energy planning, geopolitics, foreign-influence and disinformation detection, geo-marketing, digital divide and mobile financial services.


Together with our sister company Altai Consulting (www.altaiconsulting.com), Masae Analytics works for both public sector (the United Nations, the World Bank, the GSMA, etc.) and corporate (retailers, mobile network operators, satellite operators, etc.) in Europe and (mainly) in emerging markets, particularly Africa and the Middle-East.


We are currently expanding our team of Project Managers - Data Scientists, and are looking for candidates eager to meet challenges and discover new culture and environments.


We are flexible and offer long term (indefinite) employment


For further information please visit our website: www.masae-analytics.com


Job description


Key aspects of the Project Manager - Data Scientist mission will be to:

-       Manage projects and clients from start to finish:

o   Interact with clients throughout projects and their delivery

o   Design and implement innovative data science approaches to answer clients’ briefs

o   Produce analytical reports and presentations

-       Contribute to answers to call for proposals and business development efforts

-       Contribute to the development and optimization of Masae’s tools and processes

-       Keep track of technology developments and new applications

-       Maintain a general knowledge of our sectors of interest (remote sensing and applications to climate monitoring, land use changes detection, existing open-data sources for our geographies of interest, etc.)


Salary Competitive

Location Paris-based with travel  

Starting date January 2022

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Requirements


General requirements:

-       University degree

-       Curiosity, flexibility, attention to details and strong work ethics 

-       Sensitivity to data security and confidentiality

-       Eagerness to travel and to discover new cultures & environments

-       Interest in international development/cooperation issues


Technical requirements:

-       Knowledge of Python, Data Science environments (IPython/Jupyter Notebook, Pandas, etc.)


Nice to have:

-       Knowledge of SQL and of its open source implementations (Postgres, MySQL, SQLite)

-       Knowledge of geographic analysis tools (PostGIS, QGIS) and of its Python library

-       Knowledge of Natural Language Processing tools and Python librairies

-       Knowledge of NoSQL (MongoDB) or Hadoop / Apache Spark or tools like Splunk or Elastic Search

-       Comfortable with big data manipulation and parallel computing

-       Knowledge of unix shell (OS X / Linux)

-       Basic knowledge of web languages/frameworks (JavaScript, html, css, etc., Python web frameworks like Django, Flask)