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Designation – Junior Data Scientist

Location – Mumbai

About employer M.Paani

Job description:


  • 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
  • Developing effective methodology for, and execute, data collection in a technologically constrained environment – spending time in pilot communities, with key stakeholders, and corporate partner(s)
  • 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 users and communities to realise and maximise our impact
  • Carrying out statistical and mathematical modelling to derive meaningful insights that inform product/service design and overall business model
  • 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)
  • Using your keen intellect to identify key trends and actionable insights
  • Developing data strategy and related technology decisions
  • Support the development of m.Paani’s business by:
  • Working with the business team to understand and analyse business performance across key areas and inform business strategy
  • Support the business team in preparing externally and internally facing materials based on analytics

Qualification and Skills Required

  • Passion for telling stories with data and excited about using the power of data to positively impact underserved communities
  • S. or Masters in a field with a quantitative focus from a reputed university
  • High level of experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Not intimidated by large / diverse / incomplete data sets, and able to think creatively about data collection in a technologically constrained environment
  • Driven to discover unexpected patterns and insights by linking or integrating multiple systems and data sets
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English)
  • Thrives in the intensity, chaos and passion of start-ups, and wants to work with a fun-loving team who truly enjoy working together to realize a shared dream
  • Team player who is takes ownership of work, is detail and deadline oriented, with a strong work ethic
  • Extremely curious thinker who is excited by the unknown and asks the right (often surprising) questions
  • Keen interest in behavioral sciences, design thinking, and human-centred design
  • Experience designing and programming databases, and performing complex statistical analysis and predictive modeling, to derive meaningful insights and actionable conclusions
  • Experience with tools such as Hadoop, ELKI, R
  • 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 Junior Data Scientist – M.Paani – Mumbai

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