Data Science Consultant

Short Description

ZS is looking for a Data Science Consultant who has knowledge of big data/ advanced analytics concepts and algorithms text mining, social listening, recommender systems, predictive modeling, etc.

Job Description

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 Ph.D. 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 ecosystem 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
  • The 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
Mid-Senior-level Technology | Information | Information Technology Full-time Other | Engineering | Information Technology Data Science | Data Scientist
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.