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Senior Data Scientist
Posted by Omkar Pradhan

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Mumbai, Bengaluru (Bangalore)
3 - 9 years
{{1500000 / ('' == 'MONTH' ? 12 : 100000) | number}} - {{3000000 / ('' == 'MONTH' ? 12 : 100000) | number}} {{'' == 'MONTH' ? '/mo' : 'lpa'}}

Skills

Data Science
Analytics
Machine Learning (ML)
Python
pandas
NumPy
Data Visualization
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Job description

About UpGrad : About us: UpGrad is an online education platform building the careers of tomorrow by offering the most industry-relevant programs in an immersive learning experience. Our mission is to create a new digital-first learning experience to deliver tangible career impact to individuals at scale. UpGrad currently offers programs in Data Analytics, Product Management, Digital Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, and was rated as one of the top 10 most innovative companies in India for 2017 - https://www.fastcompany.com/most-innovative-companies/2017/sectors/india . We plan to launch 6 more programs in technology and management education. UpGrad is co-founded by 3 IITD alumni, and the 4th co-founder is serial entrepreneur Ronnie Screwvala. UpGrad has a committed capital of 100Cr and in the first year of operations, has built the largest revenue generating online program in India (PG Diploma in Data Analytics) and the largest enrolment online program in India (Startup India learning program). UpGrad is looking for people passionate about management and education to help design learning programs for working professionals to stay sharp and stay relevant and help build the careers of tomorrow. Position : Senior Data Scientist Position Type : Full Time Location : Mumbai Job Description: Are you excited by the challenge and the opportunity of applying data-science and data-analytics techniques to the fast developing education technology domain? Do you look forward to, the sense of ownership and achievement that comes with innovating and creating data products from scratch and pushing it live into Production systems? Do you want to work with a team of highly motivated members who are on a mission to empower individuals through education? If this is you, come join us and become a part of the UpGrad technology team. At UpGrad the technology team enables all the facets of the business - whether it’s bringing efficiency to our marketing and sales initiatives, to enhancing our student learning experience, to empowering our content, delivery and student success teams, to aiding our student’s for their desired career outcomes. We play the part of bringing together data & tech to solve these business problems and opportunities at hand. We are looking for an highly skilled, experienced and passionate data-scientist who can come on-board and help create the next generation of data-powered education tech product. The ideal candidate would be someone who has worked in a Data Science role before wherein he/she is comfortable working with unknowns, evaluating the data and the feasibility of applying scientific techniques to business problems and products, and have a track record of developing and deploying data-science models into live applications. Someone with a strong math, stats, data-science background, comfortable handling data (structured+unstructured) as well as strong engineering know-how to implement/support such data products in Production environment. Ours is a highly iterative and fast-paced environment, hence being flexible, communicating well and attention-to-detail are very important too. The ideal candidate should be passionate about the customer impact and comfortable working with multiple stakeholders across the company. Basic Qualifications: 3+ years of experience in analytics, data science, machine learning or comparable role Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Data Science/Data Analytics, Math/Statistics or related discipline Experience in building and deploying Machine Learning models in Production systems Strong analytical skills: ability to make sense out of a variety of data and its relation/applicability to the business problem or opportunity at hand Strong programming skills: comfortable with Python - pandas, numpy, scipy, matplotlib; Databases - SQL and noSQL Strong communication skills: ability to both formulate/understand the business problem at hand as well as ability to discuss with non data-science background stakeholders Comfortable dealing with ambiguity and competing objectives Preferred Qualifications: Experience in Text Analytics, Natural Language Processing Advanced degree in Data Science/Data Analytics or Math/Statistics Comfortable with data-visualization tools and techniques Knowledge of AWS and Data Warehousing Passion for building data-products for Production systems - a strong desire to impact the product through data-science techniques

About upGrad

upGrad is an online higher education platform. Founded by Ronnie Screwvala, Mayank Kumar, Ravijot Chugh and Phalgun Kompalli in March’ 2015, upGrad provides rigorous industry-relevant programs designed and delivered in collaboration with world-class faculty and industry. Merging the latest technology, pedagogy, and services, upGrad is creating an immersive learning experience – anytime and anywhere.


Through exclusive partnerships with some of the most prominent universities like IIIT-Bangalore, MICA, BITS Pilani, ISB, Cambridge Judge Business School- our aim to impart university education, online.  

Learning online can be tough, especially when you have to do it all by yourself. Reasons why you should upskill with UpGrad:

  • We provide an engaging experience via our suite of learning applications right from the university applications till you get a job and transition
  • We provide structured online courses in collaboration with some of the prominent universities and industry experts
  • We co-create a rigorous curriculum in collaboration with these universities to provide the learners with a holistic learning experience
  • All our courses are comprehensive, structured and rigorous - delivered online, providing you the flexibility and opportunity of continuous learning
  • We conduct regular live lectures with the industry experts and the professors
  • Each of our learners is allocated with a dedicated student mentor who helps them chart a career path and motivates them to push themselves
  • We provide in-depth feedback on all the assignments, case studies, and projects
  • We have delivered 400+ successful career transitions and we’re committed to building careers of tomorrow
  • You get access to an alumni network of 3,000+ students across the globe
  • We also conduct periodic offline events like Hackathons, Bootcamps, Alumni Nights and connect you not only to the professors and industry experts but the peers in your batch too
  • Last but not the last, we provide career assistance and help all the learners with interview preparations, mentorship calls, and job placements even after the completion of the program



Founded

2015

Type

Product

Size

51-250 employees

Stage

Raised funding
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