IBM Data Scientist in BUCHAREST, Romania

Job Description

IBM Advanced Analytics is looking to strengthen the team with a strongly motivated Data Scientist who will support the current and future development of our internal pipeline for influence analytics and opinion leader scouting.

In this context we are looking for a data scientist with Python, database management, and R skills to support opinion leader identification exercises and create network visualizations of how these opinion leaders interact.


  • Operations

  • Run the analytics pipeline from raw data to reports on a regular basis (2-4 deliverables per month). This pipeline is built using Python and Cypher, to create graph databases (Neo4j) from custom biomedical publications and clinical studies.

  • Adapt the front-end app to different use cases using R, to create custom user-friendly visualizations of the graph databases.

  • Development

  • Automate different parts of the analytics pipeline using python, bash scripts and other tools.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Hands on experience with Python (especially pandas, py2neo, networkx, seaborn, matplotlib)

  • Experience in database management, Cypher and graph databases is a plus

  • Hands on experience with R, especially Shiny

  • Comfortable with Git, working on a Linux environment

  • Strong communication skills towards peer data scientists

  • Ability to work individually and in teams

  • DWH knowledge is considered a plus

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Experience with network visualization tools such as Cytoscape, gephi, etc

  • Experience with Scala

  • Experience with the MeSH ontology

  • Experience with the healthcare / pharmaceutical industry

  • Experience with automation and reproducibility using (Linux) tools, shell scripts, etc

EO Statement

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