Jobs Admin — September 22, 2014
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Designation – Data Scientist

Location – Mumbai

About employerm.Paani


  • Working alongside the business and operations team to develop a full understanding of m.Paani’s business model and objectives, including additional analytics to optimize our program
  • Develop a methodology for the collection of new data in a technologically constrained environment and refine existing data sources – spending time in pilot communities, with key stakeholders, and corporate partner(s)
  • Understanding key trends in consumer data & analytics, and ensure m.Paani remains at the forefront of innovation in the consumer and business intelligence space
  • Working with m.Paani’s tech team to design and develop database structures as well as a back-end learning engine for data analytics, data mining, and generating sophisticated insights towards the goal of gaining a comprehensive understanding of our customers and their communities to realise and maximise our impact
  • Working with m.Paani’s tech team in developing front-end data analysis tools for internal and external reporting, including data visualization, dashboard creation, report generation (standardized and ad hoc) and enhancing m.Paani’s Geographic Information System (GIS) to create a 360-degree view of our members and partners
  • Carrying out statistical and mathematical modelling to derive meaningful insights that inform product/service design and overall business model
  • Build algorithms necessary to ask the right questions and find the right answers
  • Develop best practices for instrumentation and experimentation alongside the development team
  • Analyse and interpret results of product experiments
  • Using your keen intellect to identify key trends and actionable insights
  • Working with the business team to understand and analyse business performance across key areas and inform business strategy
  • Help develop data & analytics as a client-facing product
  • Meet with corporate clients to present and pitch our data & analytics offering

Qualification and Skills Required

  • Designing Cloud Infrastructure for building an analytics application
  • Expert knowledge of SQL
  • Expert knowledge of one or several analysis tool(s) including R, MATLAB, Octave, SAS
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English)
  • Passion for telling stories with data and excited about using the power of data to positively impact underserved communities
  • Masters or Ph.D in a field with a strong quantitative focus (such as econometrics, physics, biostatistics, computer science, applied mathematics, or engineering), from reputed university
  • Experience working as a data scientist. Including designing, programming and querying databases, and performing complex statistical analysis and predictive modeling, to derive meaningful insights and actionable conclusions
  • High degree of comfort manipulating and analysing complex, high-volume and high-dimensionality data from various sources
  • Driven to discover unexpected patterns and insights by linking or integrating multiple systems and data sets
  • Strong understanding of design and architecture principles, and also product development
  • Team player who is takes ownership of work, is detail and deadline oriented, with a strong work ethic
  • Understanding of tools such as Hadoop, Hive, and/or MapReduce
  • Strong programming skills in Python
  • Experience with Python libraries such as Pandas, NumPy, SciPy, Scikit-Learn
  • Experience working in a startup and/or in the social impact space
  • Experience working with a team to develop a new product or service
  • International education/work experience, with experience living and/or working in India
  • Familiarity with Indian data governance laws
  • Proficiency in Hindi and/or Marathi

Interested people can apply for this job can mail their CV to [email protected] with subject as Data Scientist– mpaani- Mumbai

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