ThoughtWorks India is looking for talented Data scientists passionate about building large scale data processing systems to help manage the ever-growing information needs of our clients.
PhD/MS or Masters in Applied mathematics, statistics, physics, computer science or operations research background is a MUST. 6 – 10 years of experience in a relevant role.
Passion for understanding business problems and trying to address them by leveraging data – characterized by high-volume, high dimensionality from multiple sources
Ability to communicate complex models and analysis in a clear and precise manner
Experience with building predictive statistical, behavioral or other models via supervised and unsupervised machine learning, statistical analysis, and other predictive modeling techniques.
Experience using R, SAS, Matlab or equivalent statistical/data analysis tools. Ability to transfer that knowledge to different tools
Experience with matrices, distributions and probability
Familiarity with at least one scripting language – Python/Ruby
Proficiency with relational databases and SQL
Natural language processing experience is a plus
Experience with Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive etc. is a plus
Experience with NoSQL stores is a plus
Has worked in a big data environment before alongside a big data engineering team (and data visualization team, data and business analysts)
Translate client’s business requirements into a set of analytical models
Perform data analysis (with a representative sample data slice) and build/prototype the model(s)
Work with the client’s business users and/or data scientists to define and close on the model design
Provide inputs to the data ingestion/engineering team on input data required by the model, size, format, associations, cleansing required
Identify/Provide approach and data to validate the model(s)
Collaborate with a technology/data engineering team to transfer the business understanding, get the model productionized and validate the output along with business users
Tune the model(s) to improve results provided over time
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
Do hands-on data analysis and model creation and proactively mentor other team members
Work in highly collaborative teams that strive to build quality systems and provide business value
Work closely with clients, both in the Business Domain and with Technical staff members
Have the opportunity to work in a number of different domains in a variety of different client environments
Travel to work at client sites and other ThoughtWorks offices. This may include international travel
Continually learn, mentor and develop your career
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