Research Analyst - Python

ID 2020-4221
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IDC's Worldwide Customer Insights & Analysis (CI&A) group is looking for a Research Analyst to join our worldwide team in our office located in Prague, Czech Republic. You will be tasked with developing a new product area with exceptional potential, requiring an entrepreneurial mindset, strong quantitative and modelling skills, excellent analytical skills, and the ability to develop visualizations and decern valuable insights from vast amounts of information and data. The position provides substantial long run growth opportunity for candidates willing to develop themselves in the exciting world of technology market research and analysis.


The ideal candidates will possess five primary skill sets:

Strong quantitative and modelling skills
Expertise in and passion for technology
Excellent analytical skills
Ability to develop visualizations and decern valuable insights from vast amounts of information and data
Excellent communication and presentation skills




Developing and driving the IDC channel partner ecosystem, assessing ICT vendor partnerships and channels globally

Designing and developing new indexes and scoring methodology connected to ICT vendor and partner assessments

Developing insights and visualizations (in particular, knowledge graphs) from data cross-correlation, intersection, and cross convergence

Integrating external and internal datasets to support the development of new product areas

Scoping, developing and conducting quantitative analysis on moderate to highly complex consulting projects and research

Analysing business and market trends for ICT industries globally

Collecting and interpreting secondary research

Cooperation with a global team, and communication with analysts and various stakeholders

Data management and manipulation, data modelling, and data visualization

Data interpretation, gathering insights and presenting of findings

Survey analysis and research insight development


What we are looking for:


Bold and creative thinking

Enthusiasm to develop new opportunities from scratch

Constant attention to customer needs

Entrepreneurial approach

Positive attitude




University BA/MS degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics or Information Sciences

Strong attention to detail and accuracy during data manipulation

Advance use of Python (Pandas, Numpy, Scipy, Scrapy), Neo4j, or D3.js

Analytical and mathematical skills required - ability to design, develop and maintain large models

Ability to present findings in a cohesive and insightful manner through visual content

Statistical skills including correlation interpretation, and demonstrated ability in creating dynamic-parametric models of complex economic relationships

Database management skills for creating and maintaining relational databases

Skills in developing visualizations, in particular, familiarity with knowledge graphs

Excellent interpersonal skills for client inquiry and internal collaboration

Strong documentation skills along with verbal and written communication skills

Proficient understanding of technology with the ability and desire to stay current on new industry developments affecting technology needs

Strong organizational and project management skills

Strong proficiency of English language, written and communication


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