Data Scientist required for our client in Mayo

Position Overview

The Data Scientist is responsible for discovering the information hidden in vast amounts of data and supporting the business in making smarter decisions thereby driving significant business efficiencies. The primary focus will be in applying data mining techniques, doing statistical analysis, building high quality prediction systems and collaborating with key business stakeholders to optimize and streamline reporting and metrics, and implement solutions to create better business value.


  • Work on the process of translating technical objectives into defined problems that can be solved by applying data science.
  • Design algorithms to address current technical problems.
  • Work closely with COE Team members to apply advanced analytics, modelling and simulation to replicate and anticipate issues.
  • Uncover new technical problems that need to be solved and support better decision-making.
  • Communicate data analysis and insights using rich visualization tools (e.g. Tableau; MicroStrategy; R; Power BI) and leverage data to present compelling cases to optimize solutions.
  • Perform exploratory data analysis, generate and test working hypothesis, and uncover important trends and relationships.
  • Provide expertise on mathematical concepts and inspire adoption of advanced analytics.


  • A recognised Degree in Applied Statistics, Maths or a related quantitative discipline.
  • Master’s Degree in applied statistics, applied maths, or related quantitative discipline preferred.


  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with relational databases, information and insights.
  • Experience with modelling software, data mining techniques and methodologies.
  • Experience with visualization software (Tableau, MicroStrategy).
  • Experience leveraging cloud platforms and developing in SQL.
  • Superior critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Passionate, creative and forward-thinking individual.

For more information, Contact Mairéad at Arcon Recruitment

Mairead Kelly, marketing and recruitment consultant at Arcon Recruitment Services. PHOTO: ALISON LAREDO

Mairéad Kelly

Recruitment Consultant

Mairéad initially joined our team as Marketing and Recruitment Co-ordinator. She quickly progressed to Recruitment Consultant and currently manages our busy Technical division. Mairéad is a proud Castlebar woman and holds a B.B.S from ATU Sligo. Mairéad recruits for positions in all areas of Technical/ Engineering and I.T.  She has built excellent relationships with companies large and small and has proved herself invaluable in solving their recruitment issues.

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