Data Scientist (VP position)

We are looking for a Data Scientist for a reputed company in Kolkata, India that will help them discover the information hidden in vast amounts of data and make smarter decisions to deliver products for their new project. 

Responsibilities:

  • Selecting features, building and optimising classifiers using machine learning techniques
  • Data mining using state-of-the-art methods
  • Extending the company’s data with third party sources of information when needed
  • Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
  • Doing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner
  • Creating automated anomaly detection systems and constant tracking of its performance
  • Managing a team of developers/coders

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, etc.
  • Experience with common data science toolkits, such as R, Weka, NumPy, MatLab, etc
  • Excellence in at least one of these is highly desirable
  • Great communication skills
  • Team management skills 
  • Experience with data visualisation tools, such as D3.js, GGplot, etc.
  • Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL, Hive, Pig, etc.
  • Experience with NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase, depending on the project requirement
  • Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
  • Good scripting and programming skills
  • Data-oriented personality

Preferred:

  • A bachelor’s degree in IT, computer science, math, physics, or another related field
  • Previous experience in a similar job position

You can apply for the job directly here on our website or send us an email with your updated resume and cover letter to dibyanjana.c@zedpointplus.com

Job Category: IT
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: India Kolkata
Salary: Rs. 50000 - Rs. 80000

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