REF AIA-2021-02-006 – PowSys R&D Scientist job offer – 20210330

Grupo AIA specializes in advanced software development based on optimization, simulation, and Machine Learning techniques (classification, forecasting, etc.), both on Big Data and traditional databases, through basic science methodologies, mainly from Mathematics and Physics. Grupo AIA focuses on the transformation of information into useful knowledge, to provide our customers a rigorous data-based support for their decision-making, at all operational and managerial levels.

Grupo AIA is currently seeking a Power Systems R&D Scientist who is willing to make a professional career in a growing company specialized in the solution of complex problems in the industrial and business sectors through the application of advanced technologies. We offer you to work at the forefront of cutting-edge innovation projects for some of the major companies in the country. Our main target sectors are banking, energy, retail, and biotech. We also participate in advanced R&D projects such as Quantum technologies. You can see some of our projects on our website, http://aia.es.

 

What is expected of you and what are the deliverables involved

You will work as R&D Scientist on projects for the Energy Unit in AIA, mainly in tools and consulting for the operation and network planning of power transmission grids: modeling, analysis, simulation, optimization, etc.

 

Job responsibilities:

  • Develop/expand/refine models of power equipment in the field of network simulations, both static (power flow) and time domain (quasi-EMTP), and their implementation in simulation tools of large electrical companies.
  • Develop testing & validation codes, both at the Unit Testing level and at the global (functional) level of the simulation tools.
  • Review the latest advances in the scientific literature of this field, evaluate whether they apply, and quickly learn how to take advantage of them.
  • Analyze and report results in the technical language used by the electric engineers of our client companies.
  • Interact with the client (power company) in order to understand the business needs, both at the operational and the analytical level, as well as the technological IT environment in which the solution is to be deployed.
  • Propose the most suitable methodology, evaluating implementation feasibility case by case.
  • Present individual work to the team and commercial presentations to customers.
  • Identify possible new projects or project extensions to existing ones.

You will have the support and knowledge of the AIA’s Energy team, which will accompany you along with the implementation of projects. In turn, AIA expects of you:

  • A strong basic background in Physics or Electrical Engineering. Specialization in power transmission is not required, but we expect fast learning in this area.
  • A strong training or proven experience in programming.
  • Strong analytical and high comprehension skills, together with a results-driven attitude to solve real business problems.
  • A proactive person, capable carrying out work either autonomously or as a teamwork player, depending on each project needs.

As part of the Energy team of AIA, you will enjoy a stimulating environment with your colleagues to share, learn and apply the latest technological advances in AI and power grid networks. You will also be able to be in contact with experts at client companies and learn the ins and outs of their businesses, while experiencing the satisfaction of seeing how your work solves the problems they pose.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree / Physics or Electrical Engineering
  • Training / proven experience (> 1 year) in programming (any language), preferably in areas related to algorithms or numerical methods
  • Advanced level of English

 

Experience/Skills desired

The following list items are not essential but will be highly valued:

  • PhD (in any area)
  • Experience in power grids
  • Programming experience in any of the following languages: C, Fortran, Java, Python, MATLAB
  • Experience in the Modelica language
  • Experience working in technological innovation environments for any business sector
  • Communication skills to convey complex ideas
  • Passion for keeping up to date with the state of the art in Science & Technology in general

 

 

REF AIA-2021-02-005 – Data Scientist job offer description – INNO

Grupo AIA is specialized in advanced software developments based on optimization, simulation and Machine Learning techniques (classification, forecasting, etc.), using both Big Data and standard databases, and applying basic science methodologies, mainly from mathematics and physics. Grupo AIA´s striving objective is to transform information into useful knowledge to give our customers rigorous support for decision-making at all operational and management levels.

Grupo AIA is currently looking for a Data Scientist willing to develop a professional career in a growing company specialized in solving complex problems in the industrial and business sectors through advanced technologies. We offer you the opportunity to work at the forefront of cutting-edge innovation projects for some of the major companies in the country. Our main target sectors are banking, energy, retail, and biotech. We also participate in advanced R&D projects such as quantum technologies. You can see some of our projects on our website, http://aia.es.

 

What do we expect from you and what are the deliverables involved?

You will work as Data Scientist on projects for the Innovation Unit in AIA. Your job will consist in:

  • Developing AI/ML models for forecasting, classification, and optimization tasks.
  • Interacting with final customers to ensure full understanding of their real needs, business model, and technological environment.
  • Proposing the most suitable methodology, keeping in mind the project´s feasibility according to each customer´s constraints.
  • Presenting individual work to the team and commercial presentations to customers.
  • Identifying possible new projects or project extensions of existing ones.

You will have the support and knowledge of the Innovation Team of AIA, which will accompany you along with the implementation of such projects. In turn, we expect from you:

  • Fast- prototyping skills.
  • Capacity to identify gaps in existing algorithms/libraries and to develop specific solutions to solve them.
  • Results-driven, strong analytical skills, and a high level of understanding for structuring and solving real business problems.
  • Being proactive and having the ability to work either autonomously or as part of a team, depending on the needs of each project.

Being part of the Innovation unit of AIA will let you enjoy a stimulating environment with your colleagues to share, learn and apply the latest technological advances in AI. It will also allow you to be in contact with different sector experts, learn from them the insights of their businesses, and enjoy applying your technical skills to solve the proposed problems.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • PhD in Science (preferable, but not exclusively, in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science).
  • Experience in Data Science (> 1 year).
  • Experience in Python and SQL.
  • Advanced level of English.

Desired experience/skills:

The following items are not essential, but will be highly valued:

  • Experience in Big Data environments (including cloud).
  • Experience interacting with Data Engineers to ensure that the technological environment of the clients is understood, and proposing the suitable methodology and solutions.
  • Management experience with teams of Data Scientists/Analysts.
  • Communication skills to convey complex ideas.
  • Passion for keeping up to date with the state of the art in AI/ML.

Contact:

Jordi Nadal – nadalj@aia.es

 

Data Scientist

Based on a model of collaboration and continuous knowledge transfer and totally customer service oriented to meet customer´s business and technological needs, Grupo AIA has developed numerous projects in different sectors which give it a singular experience in the domestic and international markets.

The need to provide our customers the skills to face the challenge of extracting maximum value of their data has led Grupo AIA to create a business unit specialized in Big Data, consisting mainly of Data Scientists and Data Engineers.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and adapt analytical techniques to meet customer needs
  • Design and implement statistical and business reports.
  • Identify business opportunities and translate them into practical solutions.
  • Lead the creation and application of these solutions in business use cases.
  • Organize work sessions and give presentations to customers to encourage discussions.

Requirements

  • PhD or Master degree in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering or Statistics.
  • Analytical thinking and skills to solve complex problems.
  • Programming skills to implement algorithmic solutions
  • Experience in data analysis and numerical analysis.
  • Knowledge in data visualization and exploratory data analysis.
  • Knowledge in command lines, scripts and automation in Linux
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and SpanishI.

Skills/experience valued

  • Master degree or courses in Data Science, AI, Modeling or similar.
  • Knowledge, use, implementation and theory of algorithms in machine learning.
  • Curious person but rigorous and practical execution of tasks.
  • Proven experience in development of real applications of data analytics in the business or academic sectors.
  • Communicational skills to explain complex subjects to a not technical audience.
  • Experience in R/Python.
  • Knowledge of SQL, Scala and Spark.
  • Teamwork oriented at international level.

What do we offer in AIA?

  • Interesting Big Data projects.
  • Competitive Salary
  • Flexible work hours
  • Good work atmosphere
  • Multicultural work team
  • A company that cares about your development.

Data Engineer

Grupo AIA has created a business unit specialized in Big Data to provide our customers with the skills required to face the challenge of extracting maximum value from their data.

Grupo AIA is currently seeking a Big Data architecture and developer to keep up with the unit´s growth

Data Engineer responsibilities:

  • Interaction with final customers to understand their needs and technological environment, propose solutions with the most suitable methodology and coordinate the solutions proposals.
  • Define the architecture of advanced solutions in Big Data environments for solving complex business problems providing value-added and support in decision-making.
  • Collaborate with Data Scientists teams for defining the most suitable technological solutions based on each business use case.
  • Give support to the implementation of solutions according to customers environments.
  • Installation and management of internal Big Data environments for the development and test of customer´s infrastructure, if necessary.
  • Support the Data Scientists team providing the necessary analysis tools and the developed tuning code.
  • Teamwork with the Big Data unit to share knowledge with the rest of its members.

Senior profile

Skills required

  • Computer Science Degree.
  • At least one (1) year of proven experience as a solutions architect for Big Data environments (mainly Hadoop, Cloudera) and Big data technologies: MapReduce, Hive, Spark 2, Impala, Sqoop…
  • At least two (2) years of proven experience in solutions development for Big Data environments (mainly Hadoop, Cloudera) and Big data technologies: MapReduce, Hive, Spark 2, Impala, Sqoop…
  • Proven experience in the tuning of code and parameters of implementation processes PySpark to achieve more efficiency based on cluster ´s characteristics (cluster´s size, memory, processors, etc.) and of the data process (volume, typology, etc.).
  • Proven experience in Cloudera environment installation and management, and basic configuration of the same tuning of the main parameters for a more effective use of the cluster´s resources based on HDFS space , number of nodes, memory and total CPUs, and users management in Hue and installation and configuration of different tools to allow Data Scientists team the use of it (Python library installation, Livy and Hue Notebooks installation, and configuration among others).
  • At least three (3) years of proven experience in SQL DB Systems like MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server…
  • Knowledge of NoSQL solutions (MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase)
  • At least four (4) years of proven experience in programming and advanced knowledge of Python, R, Java y/o C++.
  • Analytical, quantitative and creative thinking.
  • Experience dealing directly with customers.
  • Communicational skills to explain complex ideas.
  • Advanced Level of English and Spanish.

Skills/experience highly valued

  • Ph.D. in Science. Master degree in Data Science, Big Data, AI, Modeling or similar.
  • Knowledge in natural language processing tools.
  • Knowledge in data mining, statistical techniques, and modeling, Machine Learning and data visualization.
  • Knowledge in Web analytical tools (Google Analytics, SiteCatalyst, Coremetrics, etc.) and the creation/effective use of APIs and Web Marketing.

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Analyst/Java Programmer

Grupo AIA is looking for an Analyst/JAVA Programmer willing to develop a professional career in a growing company specialized in solving complex problems for the industrial and business world through advanced technologies.

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