Affine : DSG – Consultant

Brief Description of position:

Role Summary:

The ideal candidate will be responsible for creating data driven solutions that at the core are driven by relevant learning algorithms. In addition, the candidate will enjoy working with some of the most diverse data sets in the world, cutting edge technology and the ability to see your insights turned into real business results on a regular basis. We all know that data is the new oil and this is the perfect opportunity for the successful candidate to become a part of an innovative and energetic team who exploits machine learning techniques which influences both our products and clients. The candidate will also have to collaborate with internal team and clients, to ensure that their approach meets the need of each project. He/she should be able to deliver results according to project schedules while maintaining quality standards. The candidate will also be responsible to contribute towards organizational initiatives. This is a quintessentially pivotal role in the world on ML, AI & Management as the individual is typically the key person who have not only manage core technical requirements but also acts as the primary support system for the Project Manager.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Act as the de facto Team Lead supporting the Project Manager
  2. Plays a key role in designing and vetting of project solutions
  3. Complete accountability for delivering 1-2 projects from conception to implementation
  4. Managing the team of Associates and Senior Associates
  5. Interviewing client intelligently to learn important figures and gather requirements
  6. Managing project timing, client expectations and meeting deadlines
  7. Creating smart & impactful PowerPoint presentations
  8. Playing proactive role in business development (preparing sales collaterals, pitch documents etc.) and organization building (training, recruitment etc.)
  9. Presentation of results to the client and discuss further opportunities within/outside the project along with maintaining documentation and reports
  10. Plan deliverables and milestones for the project that you are responsible for
  11. Provide business analysis and business area assessment
  12. Facilitate meetings within the team on regular basis
  13. Track and report team hours
  14. Work with team to estimate work effort
  15. Understand the work methodology and be an active participant in strengthening the team
  16. Liaising with coworkers and clients on several projects
  17. Commitment to learning and continuous personal improvement
  18. The candidate should be able to work under tight timelines with minimal supervision

Skill Requirements:

Mandatory/Required Skills

  • Expert at solution design and storyboarding using PowerPoint
  • Expert in Excel and/or VBA
  • Comfortable with statistical applications, machine learning and deep learning models
  • Domain expertise on multiple Industry / Function – Examples: Hi Tech, FMCG, Manufacturing, Marketing, Finance, Sales etc.
  • Technical capabilities one or more – Regression, Classification, Clustering, Bayesian Theorems, Natural Language Processing etc.
  • SQL, MSFT PowerPoint and Excel
  • Familiarity with Statistical Packages – R and/or Python, PySpark, Scala – must be able to guide the team to write optimized codes

Good to have/Preferred Skills

  • Some knowledge of Cloud Data Modelling Environments & elements like AWS Sagemaker, S3 buckets, Azure Data Bricks, MLOPS etc.
  • Basic knowledge or expertise with Big Data Environments such as Hadoop or Hive

Qualifications & Experience:

The candidate must have 4 to 7 years of experience in a computer vision role and should have attained bachelor’s degree in computer vision engineer or related field (BTech/BE or MSc or MBA or MTech in Stats, Economics, Mathematics, Finance or any other quantitative discipline). Relevant analytics experience in Retail, E-Commerce, Telecom, BFSI or any other domain will be beneficial.

About Affine

Affine is a leading professional services & solutions firm, enabling global enterprises to affect their transformation & innovation, leveraging the unique Trifecta of AI, Data-Engineering & Cloud. With a globally distributed team of 500 + analytics professionals, Affine covers end-to-end capabilities spanning modern data engineering to core AI and scalable cloud deployment across North America, Europe, and Asia. Affine combines the hyper-convergence of AI, Data-Engineering & Cloud, with its deep industry knowledge, particularly in Manufacturing, Gaming, CPG, and Technology segments. Affine demonstrates thought leadership in all relevant knowledge vectors by investing heavily in research through its highly acknowledged Centres-of-Excellence and strong academia relationships with reputed institutions like UC Berkeley and premier IITs in India.

Embrace the New & Command the New

Innovation has always been a part of the Affine DNA and driving force behind client success. With this commitment, Affine brings forward insights, intelligence & recommendations through the trifecta of AI, Data Engineering & Cloud. To be a part of this exciting journey join us and ‘Command the New’!

Minimum Work Experience:
4 years
Maximum Work Experience:
7 years
Minimum Qualification:
Maximum CTC (in lakhs per annum):
Mandatory SkillSet:
Statistics & EDA, Dashboard, SQL, NLP, Machine Learning.


We believe in making Analytics Vidhya the best experience possible for Data Science enthusiasts. Help us by providing valuable Feedback.