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R/Python developer @ IRi

Δημοσίευση από VassilisGeorgiou Την / Το Τρι 6 Οκτ 2015 - 16:42

IRi is currently looking for a: Scientific Software Engineer (R/Python programmer)

IRi is interested in talented applied scientists, with experience in working with large real world data sets in a first-class research environment. With a proven track record in tackling challenging scientific problems and the desire to apply their skills to answer questions that the top fast moving consumer goods and retail markets pose.
Your responsibilities will include:

  • Designing and implementing statistical methodologies for quantitative analysis of large datasets in R/Python
  • Exploit Hadoop environment for performance improvement/scalability  in R/Python
  • Managing and processing large datasets from multiple sources
  • Acquiring a sophisticated understanding of the market and IRI’s proprietary research techniques

Qualifications required:

  • B.Sc. in mathematics/statistics/computer science or software engineering
  • M.Sc. or Ph.D. in data analysis, machine learning, statistics or similar field
  • Excellent knowledge of the statistical programming language R
  • Strong programming skills in Python
  • Experience in Hadoop/HIVE/HDFS environment
  • Knowledge of modelling problems as map/reduce algorithms
  • Experience in Unix shell scripting
  • Experience in propensity models (logistic regression, mixed models, multinomial logit), design of experiment and other statistical techniques is a plus
  • Strong SQL and/or relational data handling knowledge
  • Strong programming skills in SAS for data manipulation and statistical modelling
  • Experience in solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches
  • Proven experience in manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from various sources
  • 3+ years of experience in a relevant role will be considered a strong asset
  • Fluency in English
  • Fulfilled military obligations


  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong presentation skills

About us:
IRi is the leading global analytics partner to majority of the largest FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods), Retail and Healthcare companies in the world. Our innovative and disruptive industry heritage, delivers growth for our clients across the globe by pinpointing what matters and illuminating how it can impact their businesses across sales and marketing. Our Analytics Centre of Excellence (ACE) is our global analytics hub situated in Athens that services our clients globally, and is one of the fastest growing companies in Greece. For us innovation is about our people and our culture, we believe that by empowering our people we empower our clients, and it is this highly successful formula which has led to our fast growth.
Joining us will entail working in a challenging, international but above all interesting environment with like-minded people that are driven to deliver growth to our clients. The ideal candidate should have a spirit of entrepreneurship and share our values and passion for development, innovation and success.
If you are seeking for an international career in a fast growing organisation and you think you are a good fit, then join us!
Our company offers unique career opportunities, competitive remuneration package, top class private medical insurance and continuous training within a stimulating and growing working environment.

CVs (in English only) to be sent to


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