Principal Data Scientist

Location: Bengaluru, Karnataka

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Position Summary

The candidate will work along with other data scientist and analysts to develop products that generate key insights on industry trend by applying various machine learning and data science techniques on proprietary as well as open data sources. The person will need to coordinate with Product managers, Industry Analysts and Technology experts to develop and deliver the product in accordance with customer requirements and agreed timeline.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Drive complex analytical projects by leading and participating in tasks that use advanced statistical modeling and machine learning techniques
  • Apply knowledge of various machine learning techniques and best practices in data science to improve exiting analytics products or develop new products
  • Work with business stakeholders and product managers to deliver outstanding products that exceed customer expectations
  • Handle project management and stakeholder management activities and take full ownership of quality and timeliness of product deliverables.
  • Gather knowledge about the maritime industry and its interrelationship with various economic and policy decision as relates to clients in Financial markets and Shipping industry
  • Train and mentor junior team members on use of correct statistical techniques and logical frameworks for problem solving

Business competencies


  • 10+ years of progressive professional experience with 5+ years of experience in Advanced Analytics / Data Science
  • Good understanding of fundamental concepts in statistics, predictive modeling and forecasting, machine learning and Optimization.
  • Experience building data science products/solutions from scratch and involved from requirements analysis to model deployment and monitoring.
  • Ability to lead a team of data scientist and work along with them to implement new and innovative algorithms.
  • Understanding of data visualization principles and experience with data visualization tools
  • Master’s or higher degree in a quantitative discipline (Computer Science, Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics) or Data science certification from premier institute.


  • Experience in leading complex analytical projects and managing stakeholders
  • Experience working with geo spatial data and unstructured/semi-structured data
  • Experience using big data tools for data manipulation and modeling (Spark, BigQuery, Hive, MongoDB, Cassandra etc.)
  • Work experience in US, UK or Europe

Personal competencies

  • Excellent Logical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to confidently present your own ideas and solutions, as well as guide technical discussions.
  • Welcoming and approachable attitude and ability to connect with people and build strong professional relationship.


Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here.

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IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law). In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.

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Current Colleagues

If you are currently employed by IHS Markit, please apply internally via the Workday internal careers site.

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