Location: Brno, Czechia
Date Posted: Jul 28, 2021
Travel Requirements: Occasional
Brno, Czech Republic
We’re looking for a Data Scientist to help us push the boundaries of what education can offer through the power of technology. Education is our passion, and our team members bring that to work each day as they aim to advance learning in every region of the world. Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company, providing dynamic products and services to the global education community. We’re focused on driving innovation in EdTech and working with our clients to create a smarter learning environment.
At Blackboard, we believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices, but who we are as a company.
For more information about Blackboard Inc. and our career opportunities, please visit www.blackboard.com.
We are building up a new group within Blackboard focused on enterprise data services. This team’s mission is to bring data together from across Blackboard’s extensive product lines into our cloud-based data lake. We are the analytics and data experts at Blackboard. Our team enables other development teams to utilize the data lake strategically and effectively for a variety of Blackboard products. We deliver products and services for analytics, data science, business intelligence, and reporting.
As a Data Scientist, Data Services, you will use your strong foundation in research and devise innovative statistical models for data analysis, identifying and integrating new datasets that can be leveraged through our product capabilities and work closely with the engineering team to strategize and execute the development of data products, identify relevant data sources and sets to mine for client business needs, and collect large structured and unstructured datasets and variables, analyze data for trends and patterns, and Interpret data with a clear objective in mind as well as your strong problem-solving skills, analytical thinking skills, and written and oral communication skills to succeed in this role.
Primary responsibilities will include:
To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, Blackboard positions are currently remote (where possible).
Blackboard has an office in the beautiful and vibrant city of Brno.
This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.
Blackboard is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.
Req ID: 170