Data Scientist

Short Description

Are you a real Data Scientist at the top of your game, itching to work on some of the most complex and challenging problems that you face, using the latest advances in Machine Learning and the tools of Big Data a wide variety of other disciplines?

Job Description

DATA SCIENCE & MACHINE LEARNING

Are you this person?

Are you a real Data Scientist at the top of your game, itching to work on some of the most complex and challenging problems that you face, using the latest advances in Machine Learning and the tools of Big Data a wide variety of other disciplines? Do you believe you will be super excited to get a chance to work directly with the superstar founders and C-suite executives of Indias own world- beating Unicorn? Do you long to work on solving problems that make a real difference to a billion of your fellow countrymen and women? Do you wish to join in on the ground floor of a truly world class Machine Learning team? And, by the way, get compensated at the top of the market? If the answer to all these is not just yes but hell, yeah, then come join us in this incredibly exciting journey as part of the Ola Data Sciences group.

About the Data Science team?

The Data Sciences group at Ola works on building intelligent systems using techniques from areas including machine learning, optimization, signal analysis and statistics. At Ola we have an incredible amount data that captures a comprehensive view of our customers and driver partners.

Very few companies in the world have access to this data, and hence the breadth of problems available to solve is immense. The opportunity to solve problems that make people's lives better, the uniqueness of the data itself and the scope for defining new problem areas make this a very exciting and unique proposition.

Required Qualifications

Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Operations Research, Applied Mathematics/Statistics/Econometrics, Electrical or Systems Engineering, Physics or similarly highly quantitative field. (PhD strongly preferred).

  • 5+ years of industrial experience in production modeling and analysis, predictive software development
  • Strong problem solving and abstract thinking skills
  • Good skills with Java or C++, Perl/Python (or similar scripting language)
  • Extensive experience using R, Matlab, or similar open source statistical
  • software e.g., scikit-learn, Weka, etc. building production quality models
  • Experience in mentoring junior team members, and guiding them on
  • machine learning and data modeling applications
  • Strong communication and data presentation skills
  • Well developed ability to transform business requirements into
  • fundamental data science framework, and then implement the results in efficient, scalable software

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of industry experience in machine learning modeling and analysis, predictive software development
  • Experience handling gigabyte and terabyte size datasets
  • Experience working with retail or e-commerce data
  • Experience working with distributed systems and grid computing
  • Publications or presentation in recognized Machine Learning and Data Mining journals/conferences

Data Scientist
Associate Computer Full-time Information Technology | Engineering Data Science | Machine Learning Engineer
ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd., operating under the trade name Ola, is an Indian online transportation network company. It was founded as an online cab aggregator in Mumbai, but is now based in Bangalore. As of September 2015, Ola was valued at $5 billion

OlaCabs acquired Bangalore based taxi service TaxiForSure for about $US200 million. From the 25th of June 2015, Ola users have gained access to TFS cabs via the Ola mobile application. Ola had acquired Geotagg, a trip-planning applications company, for an undisclosed sum to strengthen its new bus-shuttle service.

Ola provides different types of service, ranging from economic to luxury travel. The cabs are reserved through a mobile app and the service accepts both cash and cashless payments with Ola money..Ola also started on-demand auto rickshaw service on its mobile app in different cities