Back-end developer / Data scientist

Job description

We are looking for an IT developer/data scientist to be involved in our team for supporting the development, creation, customisation and management of the back-end and the development of APIs related to web-based dashboards employed for data analysis and investigations in the illicit markets, anticorruption and anti-financial crime field.

Transcrime is the Joint research centre on transnational crime of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. Crime&tech is the spin-off company of Università Cattolica-Transcrime, which translates Transcrime research in analyses, models, applications for the assessment, prevention and mitigation of crime and security risks.

What you will do:

  • Support to the creation, customisation and management of the back-end of dashboards
  • Support to the development and management of media crawlers
  • Support to the development and management of APIs
  • Support to activities related to extraction, organisation and analysis of unstructured information
  • Development of predictive models
  • Programming in R/Python for KPI calculation
  • Joint work with data scientists and researchers to implement their models within the dashboard

Basic requirements:

  • BSc/BA in Information technology, data science, statistics, engineering, mathematics or related subjects (completed or on-going)
  • Knowledge of Python and R
  • Experience in data analytics
  • Use of database (postgres) and basic knowledge of SQL

Preferred requirements:

  • Knowledge in developing and implementing API RESTful
  • Knowledge of R/SHINY
  • Knowledge of Natural Language Understanding techniques
  • Experience in machine learning
  • Experience in data mining
  • Good knowledge of English
  • Interest in business intelligence/compliance/anti-financial crime/ illicit markets

Salary and type of contract/involvement will be defined according to curriculum, seniority and availability of the candidate.

Workplace: Milan city centre, Via San Vittore 43, with possibility of remote working.

Candidates can send their application to transcrime@unicatt.it – Subject: “Application as Back-end developer” attaching:

  • CV
  • Cover letter
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