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Lead Data Scientist2018-12-12T00:05:20-05:00<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">ThoughtWorks India is looking for talented Data scientists passionate about building </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">large scale</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Machine Learning Solutions </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">to help manage the ever-growing information needs of our clients.</span></p> <p><strong>Education : </strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">MS or equivalent in Applied mathematics, statistics, physics, computer science or operations research background is a MUST. </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">Minimum of 10 - 12 years of total experience and 5+ years as Data Scientist in real-time projects</span></p> <p><strong>Skills</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Passion for understanding business problems and trying to address them by leveraging data - characterized by high-volume, high dimensionality from multiple sources</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to communicate complex models and analysis in a clear and precise manner</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience with building predictive statistical, behavioral or other models via supervised and unsupervised machine learning, statistical analysis, and other predictive modeling techniques.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience using R, Python or equivalent statistical/data analysis tools. Ability to transfer that knowledge to different tools</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience with matrices, distributions </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">and</span><span style="font-weight: 400;"> probability</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Proficiency with relational databases and NoSQL</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience in Machine Learning, Deep Learning solution,, Neural Networks and Natural language processing.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience with Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive etc. is a plus</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience in consulting skills</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Responsibilities</span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Has worked in a big data environment before alongside a big data engineering team (and data visualization team, data </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">and</span><span style="font-weight: 400;"> business analysts)</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Translate client's business requirements into a set of analytical models</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Perform data analysis (with a representative sample data slice) and build/prototype the model(s)</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Work with the client's business users and/or data scientists to define and close on the model design</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Provide inputs to the data ingestion/engineering team on input data required by the model, size, format, associations, cleansing required</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Identify/Provide approach and data to validate the model(s)</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Collaborate with a technology/data engineering team to transfer the business understanding, get the model </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">productionized</span><span style="font-weight: 400;"> and validate the output along with business users</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Tune the model(s) to improve results provided over time</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">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</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Do hands-on data analysis and model creation and proactively mentor other team members</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Work in highly collaborative teams that strive to build quality systems and provide business value</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Work closely with clients, both in the Business Domain and with Technical staff members</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Have the opportunity to work in a number of different domains in a variety of different client environments</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Travel to work at client sites and other ThoughtWorks offices. This may include international travel</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Continually learn, mentor and develop your career</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We are hiring in 4 cities in India - Bangalore, Gurgaon, Chennai and Pune. If you relish the idea of being part of a community that extends beyond the work we do for our customers, you may find ThoughtWorks is the right place for you. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">If you share our passion for technology and want to help change the world with software, we want to hear from you!</span></p>ThoughtworksPuneIndia