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The Role: 
S&P Global Market Intelligence, a premier sector-focused news,and financial information provider is looking for a Sr. Data Scientist to join our Technology team in our Charlottesville, VA office.   

The Impact: 
As a Sr. Data Scientist, you will be responsible for the execution of data science projects that deliver novel, data-driven insights, and innovative data products that solve high-impact business problems for both S&P GMI’s customers and internal clients.

The Career Opportunity: 
S&P Global Market Intelligence is a recognized industry-leading provider of data and analytics; as such, it provides an unusually rich environment for a data scientist to make an impact and grow personally and professionally. In addition to applying data science, you will have an opportunity to help establish best practices for a growing data-science team.

The Team / The Business: 
The Data Science team is tasked with applying data science techniques to solve high-impact business problems for both S&P Global Market Intelligence’s customers and internal clients. This includes working with business stakeholders to identify opportunities, implement solutions according to data science best practices, and deploy solutions into production software systems.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design, execute and deploy data analysis and modeling projects aimed at solving high-impact business problems for both S&P GMI’s customers and internal clients

  • Play a central role in all stages of the data-science project life cycle, including:

  • Identification of suitable data-science project opportunities

  • Partnering with business leaders, domain experts, and end-users to gain business understanding, data understanding, and collect requirements

  • Data preparation

  • Data analysis/modeling

  • Evaluation/interpretation of results and presentation to business leaders

  • Partnering with software developers to provide specifications for deploying models/algorithms into production systems, when applicable

  • Prepare the exploratory data analyses, proof-of-concept modeling, and business cases necessary to generate stakeholder buy-in and internal support for your data-science projects

  • Proactively communicate the vision and status of your data-science projects, ensuring that accurate expectations are set and met across all levels of stakeholders


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Math, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, or related field; or equivalent experience

  • 3-5+  years experience in a data-science or advanced data-analysis role

  • Demonstrated success in leveraging large amounts of data to solve analytical problems

  • Strong English speaking and writing skills required

  • Occasional travel is required. 

Experience and Proficiencies:

  • Familiarity with data analysis scripting languages, such as Python or R (Python preferred)

  • Knowledge of advanced statistical data analysis and modeling

  • Experience with data mining, machine learning, natural language processing, and data visualization

  • Working knowledge of traditional data storage technologies, e.g. relational databases, SQL, and ETL tools

  • Exposure to “big data” technologies, e.g. Hadoop, Spark, NoSQL data stores

  • Familiarity with conventional software development languages (Scala, JavaScript, C#, Java, etc.) a plus

  • Ability to collaborate effectively with a diverse group of business, operational and technical stakeholders

  • Ability to communicate complex mathematical models and processes in straightforward, non-technical language

About S&P Global Market Intelligence

At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important—some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.

S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit, S&P Global Market Intelligence

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