Data Scientist - Oil & Gas Experience Mandatory

Executive Solutions

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: HP031-1860

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Assist in the design and development of next generation AI-enabled software products for oil & gas clients
• Contribute to the solution design, usually in collaboration with other data scientists and engineers
• Extract, clean, audit and prepare data for analysis, relying on well-structured procedures and maintaining reproducibility of results
• Assist in experiments to answer targeted questions and conduct exploratory data analysis
• Analyze and judge the quality of data produced and proactively develop and implement solutions to data quality issues
• Help prepare and visualize interim and final results of analyses
• Implement and test algorithms and techniques relevant to achieving project objectives
• Maintain and develop, as needed, databases relevant to analytic solutions being developed
• Translate business objectives into actionable analyses and insights
• Combine models using ensemble methods
• Build predictive models and machine learning algorithms


Educational Requirements
• Master’s or Doctorate in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Machine Learning, Data Science, Applied Statistics, Natural Language Processing, or Computer Vision
• Degree from a European or US university

• Industrial working experience in data science (Demonstrated relevant experience in industry or academia, self training, and personal projects) is a real plus
• 3+ years of experience demonstrating depth and breadth in state-of-the-art computer vision, deep learning, machine learning, natural language processing, or other artificial intelligence technologies
• Experience in the oil & gas exploration & production company or oil field services company, such as ExxonMobil, Chevron, Total, Shell, BP, Schlumberger, Halliburton, BakerHughes, etc is a plus

Key Skills
• Python, Docker, Git, Anaconda, and Jupyter
• Machine learning, data mining, deep learning, computer vision, or natural language processing
• Full-stack AI pipeline (build API, Flask)

• Very strong analytical skills
• Results-driven and proactive personality
• Excellent communication skills
• The ability to build machine learning models and to find impactful and actionable recommendations based on the model
• The ability to manage ambiguity, to take initiative, and to hit the ground running
• Keep up to date with the latest technology trends
• Strong mathematical skills (e.g.: statistics, algebra

About the Company

Executive Solutions is a different breed of talent consultancy. Driven by a unique philosophy, we think differently and act differently from the pack. Were here to do one thing: to improve our clients businesses by finding, focusing and delivering the most talented people.

We dont just do traditional contingency recruitment. Discovering talent is much more than just matching a CV to a vacancy - its about understanding companys corporate culture and ensuring a comprehensive match. We believe that in order to find the right candidate we must understand the motivations and ambitions of senior management, which is reflected in our personal approach when partnering with a client.

Executive Solutions is your trusted talent solutions partner head quartered in Dubai, specialising in direct talent, tailored talent and HR talent solutions, along with Nationalisation initiatives throughout the Middle East. Driven by a unique philosophy, we incorporate innovative and comprehensive talent management solutions each tailored to suit what our clients need.

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