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The Role: Data Scientist

The Location: Charlottesville, VA

The Team: The Data Science team is tasked with applying techniques to find solutions that make valuable contributions internal and external clients. This includes working with business leaders to find opportunities, implement solutions according to data science standard methodologies, and deploy solutions into production software systems.

The Impact: As a 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.

What’s in it for you:

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 standard methodologies for a growing data-science team


  • 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 authorities, 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 partner consensus and internal support for your data-science projects

  • Dedicatedly communicate the vision and status of your projects, ensuring that accurate expectations are set and met across all levels of partners

What We’re Looking For:

Basic Qualifications:

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

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

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

  • Strong English speaking and writing skills required

  • 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” such as, 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 partners

  • 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

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions on the basis of merit, capability and equality of opportunity, and without regard to race/ethnicity, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law, or any other characteristic that has no bearing on a person’s ability to perform his or her job.
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