Techwave Hiring Data Scientist

Location: Chennai
Experience: 2 – 3 years
Role: Data Scientist

Job Description:

>We are looking for an experienced senior data scientist who can help in building advanced analytics and cognitive/ AI solutions. He/ she must be an experienced hand on resource and must have experience in building solutions/ POC’s, Pre-sales activity and interact with Customer on 1-0-1 basis

Primary responsibilities – 80%

  • Implements solutions to complex problems using Machine Learning and Optimization Algorithms
  • Establishes customer-focused analytics capabilities through visioning, leadership, and mentoring
  • Discovers opportunities to improve systems, processes and enterprises through data analytics
  • Generates reports for decision-making using data visualization and data mining 
  • Leads innovation by applying data analysis skill sets to develop cutting edge solutions
  • Establishes and maintains collaboration with other internal teams to apply cloud and edge-computing capabilities for the application of production and proprietary algorithms
  • Reads and understands algorithms and other techniques from academic papers

Team Mentor – 20%

  • Provide assistance to junior data science team members with issues needing technical expertise or complex systems and/ or programming knowledge. Provide on-the-job training for new or less experienced team members
  • Provide technical training to external team members to foster stronger cross-departmental relations.

Required Skill Set:

  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, engineering, computer science or related major plus a minimum of five (10) years of applicable experience in data analytics or a similar quantitative field
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to think creatively through the problem-solving process
  • Ability to work on virtual teams with members around the globe
  • Applicant must have experience coding Python, R, and other open source tools
  • Desired to have experience with SAS or SPSS or other proprietary tools
  • Must be able to process, clean and verify the integrity of raw data.
  • Must have strong applied statistic skills such as understanding of probability distributions, statistical inference, and experimental design 
  • Must be able to lead the development of algorithms for complex systems for the purposes of understanding, prediction and optimization
  • Must have knowledge in Machine Learning (Tree-based algorithms, Neural Networks, feature Selection Algorithms)
  • Must have worked on Cognitive/ AI solutions
  • Must have done pre-sales activity