A startup that provides Smart Grid Predictive Analytics solutions for the Energy & Utilities Industry is looking for a Data Scientist. Qualifications: • MSc in Computer Science from a known academic institute, specializing in Machine Learning. • PhD in Computer Science – an advantage! • Research and hands-on experience in predictive modeling and large data sets. • 2+ years of experience using common ML tools (such as Weka/R/SAS/SPSS). • 1+ years of programming experience in Python. • Specific knowledge in the following areas of Machine Learning methods: time series, optimization, ensemble methods – an advantage! • Ability to prototype statistical analysis and modeling algorithms and apply these algorithms for data driven solutions to problems in new domains. • Strong success records in delivering strong business results. • Strong communication and data presentation skills.