Data Scientist, People Analytics

Location: Hyderabad, Telangana

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Job Description

Data Scientist, People Function

Are you super curious about behavioral science in the workplace and eager to help people leaders make better talent decisions? Thomson Reuters is seeking an experienced data scientist with a passion for researching and analyzing people data using state-of-the-art ML and traditional statistical analysis techniques.

About the role

In this opportunity as a Data Scientist, you will:

  • Experiment and Develop: You will drive work across the entire model development lifecycle, building, testing, and delivering high quality solutions. You will apply best practices for conducting reproducible research and well-managed insight solutions.

  • Collaborate: Working on a collaborative cross-functional team, you will share information, value diverse ideas, and partner effectively with colleagues across the globe. You will help us elevate and mentor teammates within the People Analytics team and across our broader People function.

  • Deliver: We like to start right away and work fast – so you will need to be skilled at quickly translating complex business problems, limited data sets, etc. into agile projects with clearly defined scope. You will be accountable for timely, well-managed, and high adoption deliverables.

  • Innovate: We are continuous learners – so you will be empowered to try new approaches and learn new technologies. Through your innovative ideas you will help upskill leadership decision making using evidenced based, data driven approaches to solve real-world people challenges.

  • Inspire: You will be a proactive and clear communicator who is excited to share your work. You will be articulate and compelling in describing ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences. You will help lead the way in the adoption of AI across our People function.

About you


  • Master’s/PhD in a relevant Statistics, Mathematics, Marketing, Business, or Human Resources discipline or comparable level of experience

  • At least four years’ experience building advanced analytics ML/NLP systems, involving statistical modeling, data mining or data-driven problem-solving using algorithms, data mining and machine learning

  • Solid data engineering skills for rapid prototyping and agile MVP/MVI delivery

Preferred qualifications

  • 4+ years academic or industry experience building ML or NLP systems with the demonstrated ability to translate cutting edge research into working applications

  • Demonstrated ability to translate customer needs into well-structured research/project plans that focus on agile minimum viable product delivery.

  • Mastery of Python and SQL as well as other modern data science tools and packages

  • Outstanding communication, organization, and data-driven decision making

  • Comfortable with agile methodology and incremental minimal viable product delivery

What's in it for you

At Thomson Reuters, our people are our greatest assets. In addition to rewarding and challenging work with exceptional colleagues, we offer the following benefits for your personal and professional growth:

  • Learning & Development: On-the-job coaching & learning, tuition reimbursement, exposure to leading-edge technology

    • Our Scientists and Engineers get to play with big data sets to discover new products, capabilities, and insights for our customers. Thomson Reuters is most well-known for the globally respected Reuters News agency, but our company is also the leading source of information for legal, corporate and tax professionals.

  • Social Impact: Paid time off for volunteering virtually or in your community

Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we’ve been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world’s most global news services – Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing.

We are powered by the talents of 25,000 employees across more than 75 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward.


As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.

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