Data scientist

Pearson IOKI

PoznaƄ, Poland

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Number of employees: 250+


Added 10/27/2016 3:33:25 PM

Position info

Seniority: Middle

Monthly gross salary range: 5500 - 8500 PLN

Team description:

  • You would join an analytics team of four that provides educational data mining services for product teams at Pearson. 
  • Your immediate teammates would be twenty-something graduates and PhD students at Poznan universities (PP, UE, UAM).
  • The product teams you would work with are based in the UK and the US, so you while you would communicate with your teammates in Polish (~80% of time), you need to feel comfortable writing and speaking in English for communicating results to your colleagues from product teams (~20% of time).

Position description:

  • Extracting, processing, visualising and analysing data (esp. on the usage of web applications)
  • Creating reports in English that help stakeholders make decisions about product development: static reports (text, slides) and interactive reports (e.g. in Shiny)
  • Working iteratively with product teams to refine the analytics question based on new findings


Must have:

  • Research skills needed for posing relevant questions, choosing appropriate research methods, and deriving step-by-step solutions to challenging problems (both individually and as part of a team)
  • Data extraction, processing and visualisation: advanced SQL (most common dialects); R (with Shiny), or Python, or other
  • Basics of descriptive and inferential statistical analysis
  • Communication skills (for communicating results in an understandable and compelling manner)
  • Good written and spoken English for communicating with colleagues from diverse backgrounds

Nice to have:

  • Experience with NoSQL and browser-based visualisation (e.g. D3, Highcharts)
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform (esp. Storage, BigQuery, Dataproc)
  • Experience with Spark and/or Hadoop
  • Background in physical sciences, computer sciences, or mathematics/statistics

Languages: English, Polish


  • Private health care
  • Conference budget
  • Gym subscription
  • Integration events
  • MacBook; access to Safari Books Online and
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