Data Science Consultant

Short Description

Zs is hiring for Data Science Consultant at Pune who will responsible to develop advanced algorithms that solve problems of large dimensionality in a computationally efficient and statistically effective manner.

Job Description

  • Develop advanced algorithms that solve problems of large dimensionality in a computationally efficient and statistically effective manner.
  • Implement statistical and data mining techniques (e.g. hypothesis testing, machine learning and retrieval processes) on large data sets to identify trends, figures and other relevant information.
  • Collaborate with clients and other ZS stakeholders to effectively integrate and communicate analysis findings.
  • Evaluate emerging datasets and technologies that may contribute to our analytical platform.
  • Participate in development of select assets/accelerators that create scale.
  • Contribute to thought leadership through research and publication support.
  • Guide and mentor Associates.

Qualification Required:
ZS welcomes candidates for the Data Science Associate Consultant position from any engineering discipline. The common denominator in an individual's success is a strong academic record, a stated interest in working with business operations, and evidence of superior analytic skills.
  • PhD degree in Computer Science, Statistics or related discipline, and strong academic performance with analytic and quantitative coursework is required.
  • In lieu of a PhD, 3-5 years of relevant post-collegiate work experience.
  • Knowledge of big data/advanced analytics concepts and algorithms (e.g. text mining, social listening, recommender systems, predictive modeling, etc.);
  • Knowledge of programming (e.g. Java/Python/R).
  • Exposure to tools/platforms (e.g. Hadoop eco system and database systems).
  • Agile project planning and project management skills.
  • Relevant domain knowledge preferred; (healthcare/transportation/hi-tech/insurance).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, with a research-focused mindset.
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • High motivation, good work ethic and maturity.

Data Science Consultant
Associate Technology | Information Technology | Information Full-time Information Technology | Other Java | Python | Data Scientist | Data Science
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.