Data Scientist

Data Scientist

Plano, TX 2016-10-22 - –

ericsson Ericsson

Req ID: 148951

Ericsson Overview
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment & services to mobile & fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment, & more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. Using innovation to empower people, business & society, we are working towards the Networked Society, in which everything that can benefit from a connection will have one. At Ericsson, we apply our innovation to market-based solutions that empower people & society to help shape a more sustainable world.

We are truly a global company, working across borders in 175 countries, offering a diverse, performance-driven culture & an innovative & engaging environment where employees enhance their potential every day. Our employees live our vision, core values & guiding principles. They share a passion to win & a high responsiveness to customer needs that in turn makes us a desirable partner to our clients. To ensure professional growth, Ericsson offers a stimulating work experience, continuous learning & growth opportunities that allow you to acquire the knowledge & skills necessary to reach your career goals.


Understanding and converting business problems into analytical problems. Discover first insights and identify opportunities through the use of statistics, machine learning algorithms, data mining and visualization techniques. Build advance analytical models, present findings to business by exposing assumptions and validating work in a way that can be easily understood by business stakeholders.


– Perform exploratory data analysis on extremely large and complex data sets

– Translate complex quantitative analyses into business insights

– Build and evaluate models

– Work on multiple projects within a specific timeframe

– Work with team leaders and members to solve client business/analytics problems and document results and methodologies.


Core Competencies:

1. Strong analytics and problem solving skills

2. Strong programming knowledge.

R (programming language), SparkR, Python, SQL

3. Good verbal and written communication skills

4. Familiarity with basic principles of distributed computing (Hadoop) and/or distributed databases (Microsoft PDW)

Behavioral Competencies:

– Can-Do attitude

– Flexible and eager to learn new technologies

– Take ownership and deliver to project commitments

– Ability to self-organize, prioritize and multitask

– Ability to work as part of a larger team spread across different time zones and geographies

– Work in an agile environment (Quickly adapt and responding to change)

Minimum Qualifications & Experience Requirements:

– 5+ years practical experience with statistical analysis and creating models

– 2+ years practical experience with SQL and Big Data environment (Hadoop)

– Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, statistics or computer science or related field: Master degree preferred

Required experience:

  • Data Science: 5 years

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required language:



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