Junior Data Scientist

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Junior Data Scientist

We are looking for a data scientist to take part in our newly established analytics team. You'll be part of a multi-disciplinary team of data scientists and engineers to develop next generation learning analytics to improve teaching and learning. 

Data science projects are often complex, so we are looking for individuals who are comfortable wrangling with unstructured, difficult problems and are comfortable thinking outside the box and taking initiative. Those who enjoying tackling complex tasks in a collaborative environment are well-suited to a position on our team.


Job responsibilities

As a Junior Data Scientist your responsibilities will be to:

  • assist designing our new analytics architecture that will be our foundation for learning analytics and adaptive learning
  • develop and maintain solutions and APIs for psychometric data analysis & learning result analysis
  • support the engineering teams in order to adopt and integrate the learning analytics platform with the broader Inspera Assessment solution
  • participate in the long-term roadmap planning for the analytics team

Job requirements

  • bachelor's degree in data science, machine learning, computer science, statistics or mathematics
  • solid quantitative, statistical, computational and technical skills
  • working proficiency in at least one programming language such as Java, Scala, R or Python

  • ability to function well in unstructured environments, working with challenging problems

  • enthusiastic learner with passion for learning new things
  • self-motivated and able to work and deliver independently, but also to cooperate and contribute to the final result

Bonus skills

  • knowledge of distributed systems and cloud computing
  • some experience in developing machine learning solutions and predictive models