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Data Scientist
Posted 4 months ago

Tortoise Media is hiring a full-time Data Scientist to work across a number of wide-ranging data projects, including the execution and management of a series of indices ranking countries or businesses based on a large set of indicators. 

Key projects you will be working on include the Responsibility100, a pioneering ranking of the FTSE 100 that investigates companies’ performance on social and environmental indicators, and Tortoise’s Global Artificial Intelligence Index, a ranking that considers countries’ capacity to build and adapt to a future driven by AI. You will also work on new projects seeking to explore key social, economic, technological and financial trends.

What are my responsibilities & accountabilities?

In collaboration with the rest of the team, you will:

  • Wrangle, extract and analyse a large number of different datasets relating to our indices as well as other research projects
  • Oversee the bi-annual updates and development of the indices  
  • Refine and improve our data collection and analysis tools
  • Analyse our results to extract key findings
  • What do I know? Useful knowledge, skills and experience
  • 2+ years’ experience working in Python
  • Experience using specialised tools to collect data, e.g. web scraping and APIs


  • Enthusiasm for communicating with data and visualising it
  • Interest in technology, economics, business and other social forces that are shaping the world
  • An interest in Responsible Business and/or Artificial Intelligence
  • Experience constructing or working with indices

What do I show? Essential behaviours

  • A desire to get to know our members
  • A pleasure to work with: positive, enthusiastic and open to ideas.
  • Optimistic, can-do attitude.
  • Problem solver

Interested? Please apply with your CV to alexandra.mousavizadeh@tortoisemedia.com with the subject line “APPLICATION: Data Scientist” by 17 July.

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