Data Science Consultant

Short Description

The Data Science Consultant will play a critical role in designing, developing and implementing analytical techniques on large, complex, structured and unstructured data sets (including big data) to help client make better decisions in sales and marketing space, with guidance from Data Science senior leadership.

Job Description

DATA SCIENCE CONSULTANT

In Our Endeavor To Stay Ahead In Providing Solutions To These Evolving Complex Problems, ZS Has Set Up An Advanced Data Science Which Has Three Major Focus Areas

ZS pioneers in sales force and marketing analytics applying optimization techniques to sales force and marketing investment problems. We have grown significantly and are now recognized global leaders in sales and marketing consulting. A key enabler of our services is leveraging data in delivering client solutions. The data available about customers is getting richer and the problems that our customers are trying to answer continue to evolve.
Research the evolving datasets and advanced analytical techniques to develop new offerings/solutions
Deliver client impact by collaboratively implementing these solutions
Provide thought leadership by developing the ZS Point of View in this space
The Data Science Consultant will play a critical role in designing, developing and implementing analytical techniques on large, complex, structured and unstructured data sets (including big data) to help client make better decisions in sales and marketing space, with guidance from Data Science senior leadership.

Responsibilities
  • Developing advanced algorithms that solve problems of large dimensionality in a computationally efficient and statistically effective manner
  • Implementing statistical and data mining techniques e.g. hypothesis testing, machine learning, and retrieval processes on a large amount of data to identify trends, figures and other relevant information
  • Collaborating with clients and other ZS stakeholders to effectively integrate and communicate analysis findings
  • Providing guidance and project management support to the Associates and/or Associate Consultants on the team
  • Evaluating emerging datasets and technologies that may contribute to our analytical platform
  • Owning the development of select assets/accelerators for efficient scaling of capability
  • Contributing to the thought leadership of the firm by helping in researching the evolving topics and publishing them

Qualifications
  • Educational background of BE/ BTech / BS (stats), MS Research or PhD in Computer Science (OR Statistics or Business Analytics) from a premier institute
  • Substantial experience in Machine Learning.
  • Knowledge of big data/ advanced analytics concepts and algorithms text mining, social listening, recommender systems, predictive modeling, etc.
  • Knowledge of programming Java/Python/R
  • Exposure to tools/platforms Hadoop eco system and DB systems
  • Agile project planning and project management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Domain knowledge/expertise (Healthcare/Travel/Hi-tech/Insurance) is preferred though not mandatory
  • Research focused mindset with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills; ability to devise a structure for solving unstructured problems / for conducting exploratory analytics.
  • High motivation, good work ethic and maturity

Data Science Consultant
Associate Consulting Full-time Information Technology | Engineering Java | Data Scientist | Python
ZS is the world's largest firm focused exclusively on helping companies improve overall performance and grow revenue and market share, through end-to-end sales and marketing solutions from customer insights and strategy to analytics, operations and technology. More than 4,500 ZS professionals in 22 offices worldwide draw on deep industry and domain expertise to deliver impact for clients across multiple industries, including consumer products, energy, high-tech, insurance, medical products and services, and pharmaceuticals.