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Data Scientist - Lead Consultant

Pune, India
We are passionate technologists who believe in the power of software and technology as tools for social change. The 4000+ people in Thoughtworks India are as diverse in personality as we are in our backgrounds, culture, and expertise.
If you’re someone who’s passionate about technology, by joining Thoughtworks, you become a part of a community. People join because they get to talk to the people who wrote the books that influenced them, work with tools they wish to use, and collaborate on projects that propel change in the real world.

Thoughtworks India is looking for talented Data scientists passionate about building large scale Machine Learning Solutions to help manage the ever-growing information needs of our clients.

Education : Bachelors or MS or equivalent in Applied mathematics, statistics, physics, computer science or operations research background. Minimum of 8+ years of experience as Data Scientist in real-time projects

As a Data Scientist, here’s what you can do at Thoughtworks:

Understand business challenges and goals of a client to formulate the approach for data analysis and model creation that will support their business decision making
Create advanced analytics models using statistical and machine learning methods
Work with software developers, data engineers and solutions designers to deliver analytics-driven solutions
Interact with clients in a variety of domains, who have a spectrum of challenging problems
Work in a dynamic, collaborative, transparent, non-hierarchal, and ego-free culture where your talent is valued over a role title
Develop your career outside of the confinements of a traditional career path by focusing on what you’re passionate about rather than a predetermined one-size-fits-all plan
Mentor junior members of the team with approach and execution of solutions


Passion for understanding business problems and trying to address them by leveraging data - characterized by high-volume, high dimensionality from multiple sources
Experience with statistical modeling, machine learning, deep learning, optimization and other DS techniques
Experience using R, Python or equivalent statistical/data analysis tools
Hands-on with data structures, algorithms, OOPS/Functional programming
Proficient with matrices, distributions, calculus and probability
Proficiency with relational databases or NoSQL
Experience in at least one of these: Natural language processing/computer vision/speech recognition/chatbot
Exposure with Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive etc. is a plus
Ability to communicate complex models and analysis in a clear and precise manner
Experience in consulting skills - negotiation, influencing and collaboration

If you relish the idea of being part of Thoughtworks’ Data Practice that extends beyond the work we do for our customers, you may find ThoughtWorks is the right place for you. If you share our passion for technology and want to help change the world with software, we want to hear from you!

Thanks for your interest in joining Thoughtworks. A member of our Recruiting team will review your application as soon as possible. 


In the meantime, check out our Consultant Life page to learn more about the extraordinary impact Thoughtworkers make on clients, the tech industry and each other. 


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