Research Scientist-Big Data & Machine Learning

Short Description

American Express is hiring for Research Scientist-Big Data & Machine Learning who will deploy models in a production environment and regular maintenance of production variables like Lift, Support, Confidence and continuous bootstrapping of sample cases for revalidation of results.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:
  • Regularly engage with business teams to understand their needs and imperatives and operationalize a framework for deploying Machine Learning models
  • Prototype and simulate use cases for Machine learning basis the GSN operating environment and ability to operationalize into workable algorithms & solutions.
  • Rigorous testing of algorithms as per business norms and delivering significant working leverage over the status quo and generate value for the business.
  • Deploy models in a production environment and regular maintenance of production variables like Lift, Support, Confidence and continuous bootstrapping of sample cases for revalidation of results. 
  • A capability of writing, debugging and compiling codes in multiple Machine Learning environment and not limited to Python/Pyspark, Apache Spark, R Spark etc.

Qualification Requirements:
At least 1-2 years of experience in the following areas.
  • A complete grip on Python environment and libraries (sci-kit, nltk, pandas and numpy). Working knowledge of R & Spark is a plus.
  • Proven experience in solving complex business problems using Machine Learning techniques like Regression, Classification, Supervised or Unsupervised Recommenders, Deep iterative learning, Neural Nets etc.
  • Deep knowledge of Statistics and Maths and ability to dissect problems from the first principle. Exposure to fields like Linear Algebra, Bayesian Statistics, Group theory is desirable.
  • Experience of working in a Distributed/Cluster computing environment is desirable.
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent data presentation and visualization skills.
  • Hands-on knowledge of SQL/ Hive QL is desirable.

Research Scientist-Big Data & Machine Learning
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