Data Analyst/ Data Scientist

Location: Chennai

Experience: 1+ Years

We are building a complex data product which aims to revolutionize industry intelligence by applying sophisticated machine learning & AI algorithms on millions of data points. We are looking for a Data Scientist to build new product features using cutting-edge methods and algorithms. If you love playing with data and math, have an eye for detail and a strong product/ design mindset, we’d love to hear from you.

This analyst will work under the general direction of the Chief Data Scientist and senior staff in the Data team. This position requires experience in analytical algorithms, ability to understand business requirements, define analytical/ data science requirements, develop and test data science methods/ algorithms, and proficiency in programming to deploy algorithms as part of a technology product.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Works to develop and validate data science (analytical/ data mining/ ML/ AI) as per business requirements and product roadmap
  • Gather, evaluate and document requirements, ability to build algorithm based on requirements and specifications provided
  • Works with data and is able to conceptualize and improvise analytical solutions to problems
  • Ability to deploy analytical algorithms as part of a larger product/ business application
  • Ability to effectively visualize data and communicate results of data analysis & analytical models
  • Create model documentation as per client/ regulatory standards
  • Develop processes and tools for data cleansing, transformation and other data preparation as required for the algorithms
  • Collaborate with data and tech teams to ensure adherence to data ingestion and data governance standards
  • Conduct root cause analysis for model/ product feature inaccuracies and propose improved approach/ algorithms

Competencies Required:

  • At least 1 year experience in data analytics/ data science
  • Good experience in data discovery, data exploration and algorithm development
  • Hands-on experience of machine learning and data mining algorithms such as decision trees, classifiers, clustering, and regression
  • Knowledge and experience of text mining and NLP a big plus
  • Experience with working on large data sets and developing scalable algorithms
  • Analytical technologies:
    • Strong skills in Python. Experience with other analytical software/ languages like R, SAS, SPSS, Matlab will be considered
    • Experience with Spark and ML libraries a plus
    • object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python, Java, Scala, etc
    • Good skills in SQL, and working knowledge of databases
    • Exp in SAS, SPSS, or scripting languages such as Java a plus
    • Knowledge of Hadoop and other distributed computing platforms
  • DStrong mathematical, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills

Perks:

  • Opportunity to work on the best and the most modern technology stacks
  • Mentorship from the best technologists who have built enterprise-scale tech at a startup pace
  • Employee Stock Options in a fast growing early stage company
  • Flat organization structure with an opportunity to work very closely with the founders
  • Opportunity to attend tech conferences

Desired:

  • Degree in a quantitative field (Engg., Math, Statistics, Economics, Physics).
  • Ability to work with business and technology teams to build and deploy an analytical solution as per needs
  • Ability to multi-task, solve problems and think strategically
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills