Data Scientist (Netquest)

Country

Colombia

Job Family

Technology

We show the world what people want.

Join GfK and help us shape tomorrow. As an NIQ company, we are the world's leading consumer intelligence firm, delivering the Full View™ on consumer behavior. We work to enable manufacturers and retailers better understand what consumers really want. Our name has inspired trust for over 89 years because we take pride in discovering new pathways to sustainable growth for our clients, our people, and our planet.

We are always looking for open-minded people who will grow with us, push boundaries, and pioneer disruptive methods in market research, data science, technology, and AI. If you share this passion to drive things forward and the integrity to insist on doing things the right way, we'll equip you to take your future into your own hands and play a leading role in our story.

Job Description

Next time you go shopping, think about this: What if brands asked for your opinion on their products before they put them on the shelf? Wouldn't that be nice? At Netquest we give voice to the consumers enabling them to shape the products and services of tomorrow. How? We deliver consumers' genuine opinions and data to help companies create better products for you.

We're now looking for a Data Scientist to join our Data Team. In this role you will play a pivotal role in leveraging data and analytics to drive solutions empowering data-driven decision-making across the organization. The incumbent will work closely with various stakeholders to understand business needs, analyse complex datasets, and provide actionable insights to enhance operational efficiency and drive strategic initiatives. 

As a Data Scientist you will have the following key accountabilities:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or a related field. 
  • Proven experience working as a Data Scientist or in a similar role. 
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python or R, and familiarity with data manipulation libraries (e.g., Pandas, NumPy, Polars or data.table). 
  • Strong understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, including supervised and unsupervised learning methods. 
  • Experience with data visualization tools (e.g., Matplotlib, Seaborn, Plotly) to effectively communicate insights. 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically and analytically. 
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to present complex findings to both technical and non-technical audiences. 

Now that we've introduced you to the position as Data Scientist what skill, qualifications and experience should you have?

  • Experience working with diverse data sources, including structured and unstructured data. 
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis methods and experimental design principles. 
  • Familiarity with SQL and database systems for data extraction and manipulation. 
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) and big data management. 
  • Effectively communicate insights and findings to internal and external stakeholders, fostering a culture of data-driven decision-making. 

Technologies and standards 

  • Programming Languages: Python, R and SQL 
  • Data Manipulation Libraries: Pandas, NumPy, Polars 
  • Version Control with Git. 
  • Machine Learning Frameworks: Scikit-learn, XGBoost, HugginFace 
  • Embrace AI tools and frameworks such as ChatGPT or Github Copilot 
  • Data Visualization Tools: Matplotlib, Seaborn, Plotly 
  • Cloud Platforms: AWS, Azure, Google Cloud 
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving abilities. 
  • Strong storytelling skills to effectively communicate insights. 
  • English with good communication skills. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment. 

 

Why Netquest is great for you? We offer the following benefits:

  • Prepaid Medicine paid 100% by the company (MedPlus)
  • Birthday Day Off
  • 40 hours per week
  • Hybrid work - 2 days at office, 3 days at home
  • Unlimited Employee Asistance Program (EAP)

This position offers an exciting opportunity to apply your expertise in data science to real-world challenges, collaborate with talented professionals, and make a meaningful impact on the future of market research. If you are passionate about using data to drive informed decision-making and drive positive change, we encourage you to join our team at Netquest. 

We are an ethical and honest company that is wholly committed to its clients and employees. We are proud to be an inclusive workplace for all and are committed to equal employment opportunity, focusing on all of our employees reaching their full potential. 

We respect and value every employee regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sex, sexual orientation, age, personality, experience, culture, faith, socio-economic status, or physical or mental disabilities.

We endorse the core principles and rights set forth in the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights and the Social Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, promoting the universal values of human dignity, freedom, equality, and solidarity.

Learn more about how we are driving diversity and inclusion in everything we do on: https://www.gfk.com/about-gfk/diversity-and-inclusion

At GfK we work collaboratively with our colleagues but offer a flexible working approach, including dividing our time between office & remote working as well as the opportunity to flex our working hours around team core hours.

We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit and make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.

Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to get to know you!

Posted: 16 days ago

City: Netquest - Bogota

Work Area: Technology

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00023267