Chola : Senior Data Scientist

Brief Description of position:

The purpose of This role

This role involves working with senior stakeholders in understanding and identifying the business requirements and needs in the areas of Big Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence. Scanning the fast paced external and internal environments in these areas, developing futuristic ideas that would benefit the firm and leading implementation of mathematical/AI models/algorithms/solutions to bring those ideas to life. Specific experience in AI areas like deep learning, genetic algorithms will be an added advantage. 

Individual in this role is expected to work with multiple stakeholders and teams, have excellent knowledge and experience of recent developments and work in a self-directed manner in ambiguously defined need areas.

The Value You Deliver

  • Manage and guide data science / data engineering elements of ML projects in the organization
  • Set a strategic direction for data identification, collection, and qualification activities 
  • Lead data analysis for multiple projects with diverse scope and complex business and technical challenges across several business units and functions 
  • Develop best practices for data science, considering the full analytics lifecycle 
  • Develop guidelines for the evaluation of new analytical tools and platforms 

The Skills that are Key to this role

Technical / Behavioral 

  • The candidate should have at least 8+ years of relevant experience
  • The candidate should possess extensive knowledge of and experience in applying statistics, data mining, machine learning and deep learning techniques in a professional context
  • Candidate should be expert in handling various data types and structures; structured, unstructured, semi-structured. Extensive prior experience in integrating data, profiling, validating, and cleansing data in Big Data platforms is a must 
  • Should have extensive experience with relational, NO-SQL databases like MongoDB
  • High level proficiency in statistical tools and programming environments like Python or R. 
  • Skill set with Big Data Platforms like Hadoop, Spark is preferred but not mandatory 
  • Exposure to Deep Learning libraries like TensorFlow or Pytorch is also preferred 
  • Have the ability to discover new opportunities where analytical techniques can be leveraged for solving business problems
  • Relevant experience with organizations known for cutting edge / best-in-class applications of Advanced Analytics, Predictive Modelling and Artificial Intelligence 
  • Prior experience with Cloud platforms like MS Azure, AWS in ML space is an added advantage


  • Master’s Degree in a quantitative field (e.g., Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Finance, Operations Research)

The Skills that are Good to have for this role

  • Candidate will be expected to communicate analytical results and developed solutions in a way that is meaningful for business stakeholders and provides actionable insights
Minimum Work Experience:
8 years
Maximum Work Experience:
20 years
Minimum Qualification:
Maximum CTC (in lakhs per annum):
Mandatory SkillSet:
Natural Language Processing, Python, SQL, Machine Learning.


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