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Data Scientist

Data Services

Salary: Competitive

Location: Porto Salvo, Portugal

Posted: 12 Nov 2018

Main Purpose of the role
Truphone is currently expanding the Data Platform team with a number of interesting roles. This role will be reporting to the Manager of the Data Platform in close alignment with the HoD Architecture. It will interact with a number of teams within Truphone (Software Development, Engineering, BI, Architecture Community and a number of business teams) throughout the delivery of different projects. It will help us discover the information hidden in vast amounts of data and help us make smarter decisions to deliver even better products and services. The primary focus will be in applying data mining techniques, doing statistical analysis, and building high quality prediction systems integrated with our products.

Key Responsibilities

  • Execute quantitative analysis
  • Translate business questions and apply statistical models and analyses to answer business questions in an actionable and reproducible manner
  • Provide technical leadership in statistical analysis, data mining, machine learning, and information retrieval
  • Create statistical models, algorithms, SQL queries, machine learning and other techniques to convert data into actionable insights for Truphone's teams
  • Leverage SQL and other programming languages to acquire the data to analyse in ad hoc analyses.
  • Perform data profiling to identify and understand anomalies in data.
  • Automate data analysis and streamline analytical processes
  • Provide recommendations based on data trends uncovered when possible
  • Collaborate with other organization departments to understand company needs and advise possible solutions
  • Conduct research from which you'll develop prototypes and proof of concepts.


  • 3+ years of experience as a data scientist
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to interpret and summarize complex data that drive actionable plans that add value to the business
  • Strong skills in MS Excel, SQL to query normalized relational data and dimensional warehouse data
  • Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression
  • Familiarity with reporting tools such as Micro strategy and PowerBI
  • Experience with relational and unstructured datastores
  • Scripting/programming skills
  • Interest in statistics, predicting trends, identifying patterns and observation skills
  • Bachelor's degree with a major in Math, Statistics, Finance, Economics preferred
  • Experience in telco is a plus
  • Solid oral and written communication skills in English
  • Team and process-oriented spirit



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No agencies. We do not accept CVs from 3rd parties