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Senior Data Scientist

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Ireland, Limerick


Data, Software Development, Software Engineering



Position: Multiple vacancies for Senior Data Scientists

Type: Permanent


Are you an experienced Data Scientist with a passion for Machine Learning and strong knowledge in Python, SQL and the creation of complex ML models using different techniques? Are you looking to progress into a Senior or Lead position with a company that offer excellent career progression opportunities? 

Stelfox is delighted to be partnering with Legato Health Technologies, an ambitious and forward thinking U.S Healthcare Tech provider who have opened their Technology Centre of Excellence in Limerick. Their plan is to grow to around 120 experienced professionals over the next 6-12 months with a focus on Data, ML and AI for the good of the company and their customers. Eventually becoming the main European HQ on new R&D and technology initiatives in the future as well as delivery existing Global BAU programs of work from Limerick.

Legato is a fully owned subsidiary of Anthem, a Leading US Healthcare provider and is committed to transforming the world of healthcare through operational excellence, innovation, and digital transformation.

They are uniquely positioned to enable enterprises & organisations across technology domains including data analytics, digital technologies, automation & AI and streamlined business processes, with robust infrastructure and fluid operational capacity.

Your role will involve

As a Senior Data Scientist you will be responsible for the development and implementation of predictive modelling algorithms and techniques with moderate complexity, including but not limited to:

  • Execution of algorithms to address specific business problems under direction of team lead or manager.
  • Work with datasets of moderate size and complexity.
  • Develop visualization of analysis output for business users and publish results 

What you need:

Preferred experience

  • Bachelor’s degree Computer Science, Machine Learning, Econometrics, Physics, Biostatistics or related Quantitative disciplines.
  • 4 or more years’ experience in predictive analytics or equivalent;
  • Must be technically confident and experienced in both Python and SQL
  • Must have experience in the end to end creation of predictive models (Boosting algorithms, Ensemble methods, etc.)
  • Commercial experience in both supervised and unsupervised predictive models
  • Knowledge of distributed computing environment, such as Hadoop. 
  • Experience in Hive, Impala or Apache Spark is preferred.

Please note: We have a number of similar positions currently, and in the future, which we would like to discuss with you should you indicate your interest in this role. When we receive your application for this role, we will contact you to advise you of our process for other similar positions.

Stelfox is fully compliant with GDPR regulations and you can read more in our privacy policy here:

Your shared data will not be disclosed or transferred to a third party data controller or data processor located outside the EEA unless we have obtained your express consent. We look forward to working with you.

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