Data Science Associate

Short Description

As a Data Science Associate, you will be responsible for working with the team to deliver impactful business outcomes through the building, implementing, and integrating high-quality systems into the product.

Job Description


  • Creating predictive and prescriptive models that could have a positive impact on the business.
  • Driving all data analytics activities ranging from conceptualisation and visualisation to operationalisation.
  • Performing statistical analysis of historical data to validate models.
  • Working across stakeholders to identify and capitalise on opportunities to leverage data to drive business solutions.
  • The building, validating and deploying machine learning models (eg. predictive, forecasting, clustering).
  • Partnering with product/engineering to deliver machine learning models in a production environment to end-users.
  • Providing expertise on concepts for machine learning.

Educational Qualification Required:

  • You possess a Degree/Masters from a top-tier institute, ideally in Computer Science, Data Science, Mathematics or similar field.
  • You have at least 4 years of experience, ideally within a Data Scientist role.
  • You possess the ability to write and execute complex queries in SQL and strong programming knowledge on Python, R and SQL.
  • Strong expertise in Data Modelling/ Statistical Modelling, Machine Learning, Predictive Modelling (Regression, Neural Networks etc) and Deep Learning would be highly valuable.
  • You possess strong analytical skills and are comfortable dealing with numerical data
  • You pay strong attention to detail and deliver work that is of a high standard
  • You enjoy finding creative solutions to problems.

Data Science Associate
Associate Information | Technology | Service | Information Technology Full-time Engineering | Other Data Science
Cognizant is an American multinational corporation that provides IT services, including digital, technology, consulting, and operations services. It is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey, United States. Cognizant is part of the NASDAQ-100 and trades under CTSH. It was founded as an in-house technology unit of Dun & Bradstreet in 1994,[3] and started serving external clients in 1996.