Job: Statistical Disclosure Control Specialist (full-time)

We’re looking for a statistical disclosure control (SDC) software specialist to help build our core expertise in the discipline and to shape our product Cantabular

Key things to know about this job:

  • supporting our technical team in designing approaches to SDC
  • supporting our work with large enterprise customers like the Office for National Statistics and other statistics bodies and agencies
  • participating and speaking at international conferences
  • writing technical papers
  • must be within a 2 hour commute of Belfast, Northern Ireland
Team quarterly meeting, Beaumaris 2019

Your skills are:

  • have a working knowledge of SDC methods and algorithms
  • educated to degree level
  • at least 2 years experience within the field
  • a level of proficiency or keen enthusiast with stats packages: e.g R, SAS, Python
  • an ability to interpret and describe the latest SDC methods
  • an ability to install and experiment with commercial and open source SDC software
  • ability to convey your ideas in written and verbal forms

You’ll be responsible for:

  • identifying use cases and associated SDC feature requirements
  • creating a knowledge bank on SDC from across the world
  • analysing existing SDC software
  • documenting algorithms
  • finding the highest value events to talk about our SDC software
  • installing and configuring software on Windows and Linux including in the cloud, e.g. on AWS

Facts about The Sensible Code Company

  • We use lots of Go, Python, AWS, Docker and more.
  • We all have balanced lives, exact working times are flexible.
  • We offer a generous 30 days plus public holidays (38 total).
  • Centred in Belfast with remote team across UK.

To apply, send the following:

  • It would be nice to see a sample of any code you’ve written either as an attachment, or a link to a repository;
  • Your CV;
  • Your telephone number.

How to apply

Email quoting scjob23 in the subject line (no agencies).

Closing date February 29, 2020

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