Data Analytics Consultant in DNV GL

Søkefrist: 05.01.2020

Do you want to become a part of our world leading Shipping Advisory team?


In Shipping Advisory, we are working closely with maritime clients on a day-to-day basis. We are combining our world leading technical expertise and detailed industry knowledge with unique access to data and information, while understanding of the balance between technical and commercial aspects, to provide our customers with the foundation to make the right decisions.


We always work as a team and collaborate closely with our colleagues in other departments, business areas and other parts of the world sharing ideas and local knowledge to ensure we provide cost efficient and timely support to our clients.


Our client projects vary greatly, and we take pride in understanding and dealing with emerging challenges in the maritime industry. You will contribute to idea generation, innovation and service development. We believe that detailed problem understanding ensures good solutions for our clients. Through our global network you will be part of exciting projects together with clients all over the world.

As part of the ongoing digitalization transformation a commonality is insights through data. You will be working with data analytics, scripting/programming, connectivity, digitalization, decarbonization, service automation, energy efficiency, logistics optimization, performance management and AIS studies.

Shipping Advisory heavily utilizes the Automatic Identification System (AIS) of positional tracking of ships, using transponders and satellites to provide data on ship position, along with course, speed and other attributes. AIS is an important spatiotemporal data source we often combine with other data sources, such as weather and ship-data. This information is a crucial part of most projects executed in Shipping Advisory.

Frequently performed data analytics tasks include:

  • Data clustering in space and time
  • Combining of data sources, either spatiotemporal data or static data
  • Creating interactive dashboards for data visualisation, analysis and export
  • Developing miscellaneous statistical functionality for data insight, including:  
    • Classical statistical methods
    • Modern analytics, including machine learning to detect patterns or anomalies in big data
  • Creating innovative and attractive visualisations of data
    • Often geographical data using GIS software
  • Developing prediction models based on historical and/or real-time data
  • Data pre-processing, cleaning and filtering e.g. to handle missing data

Position Qualifications

To succeed in this position, you will need: 

  • Contributing to our development best practices and finding new, creative and innovative ways to improve our way of working
  • Ability to look beyond what is apparent to see trends and systemic impacts of underlying facts
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
  • Motivation to take on new challenges
  • Pro-active consultant mind-set, self-driven, creativity, initiative and quality focus
  • Structured and systematic approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work both individually and in cross-competence teams
  • High degree of integrity in what you do
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple deliverables, and remaining flexible and service-minded
  • A general interest in and willingness to learn about the maritime industry

Preferred formal qualifications:

  • Education on Master level within Computer science / Information Science or other relevant fields
  • Strong written and verbal English and Norwegian communication skills
  • Experience: 0-5 years
  • Strong analytical and digital skills
  • Strong programming skills (preferably Python)
  • Experience with geospatial analysis and relevant GIS software
  • Experience with SQL
  • Experience with cloud computing, e.g. Microsoft Azure / Databricks
  • Strong skills in Business Intelligence tools, e.g. Power BI
  • Proven ability to create visually attractive, logical and user-friendly reports and digital dashboards
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Office products

Proven experience may compensate for formal education.  

What we offer:

  • Interesting and challenging projects, for both national and international customers
  • An exciting position in an international team of dedicated and highly competent colleagues with expert knowledge within the maritime domain
  • Great possibilities for professional development
  • Possibility to influence new and creative ways to improve our way of working and developing new revenue streams
  • Be part of a world leading Maritime company with global reach, headquartered in Norway and more than 12 000 people with large international job opportunities. 
  • Possibility to develop knowledge and competence and realising your ambitions in DNV GL  

If you have questions about the application process, please contact:

Martin Lågstad, Head of Section Shipping Advisory,

+ 47 938 67 104  

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DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries. Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight. With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

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Martin Lågstad

Tlf: +47 938 67 104