Chief Data Scientist

Company:
Location: Bengaluru, Karnataka

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Zycus is looking for applicants with a strong background in Analytics and Data mining (Web, Social and Big data), Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition, Natural Language Processing, Computational Linguistics, Statistical Modelling, Inferencing, Information Retrieval, Large Scale Distributed Systems, Cloud Computing, Econometrics, Quantitative Marketing, Applied Game Theory, Mechanism Design, Operations Research, Optimization, Human Computer Interaction and Information Visualization. Applicants with a background in other quantitative areas are also encouraged to apply.
We are looking for someone who can create and implement AI solutions. If you have built a product like IBM WATSON in the past and not just used WATSON to build applications, this could be the perfect role for you.
All successful candidates are expected to dive deep into problem areas of Zycus’ interest and invent technology solutions to not only advance the current products, but also to generate new product options that can strategically advantage the organization.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Act as a technical thought leader in collaboration with the analytics leadership team, helping to set the strategy and standards for Machine Learning and advanced analytics
  • Work with senior leaders from all functions to explore opportunities for using advance analytics
  • Provide technical leadership, coaching, and mentoring to talented data scientists and analytics professionals
  • Guide data scientists in the use of advanced statistical, machine learning, and artificial intelligence methodologies
  • Guide the work of other Machine learning team members to provide support and assistance, while also ensuring quality
Requirements:
Skills:
  • Experience in predictive modelling and predictive software development
  • Skilled at Java, C++, Perl/Python (or similar scripting languages)
  • Experience in using R, Matlab, or any other statistical software
  • Experience in mentoring junior team members, and guiding them on machine learning and data modelling applications
  • Strong communication and data presentation skills
  • Classification (svm, decision tree, random forest, neural network)
  • Regression (linear, polynomial, logistic, etc)
  • Classical Optimization(gradient descent, newton raphson, etc)
  • Graph theory (network analytics)
  • Heuristic Optimisation (genetic algorithm, swarm theory)
  • Deep learning (lstm, convolutional nn, recurrent nn)
Must Have:
  • Total experience: 14+ years
  • The ideal candidate must have proven expertise in Artificial Intelligence (including deep learning algorithms), Machine Learning and/or NLP
  • The candidate must also have expertise in programming traditional machine learning algorithms, algorithm design & usage
  • Programming expertise on Python or R
  • Preferred experience with large data sets & distributed computing in Hadoop ecosystem
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Fluency with databases
Benefits:
Five Reasons Why You Should Join Zycus
  • Cloud Product Company: We are a Cloud SaaS Company and our products are created by using the latest technologies like ML and AI. Our UI is in Angular JS and we are developing our mobile apps using React.
  • A Market Leader: Zycus is recognized by Gartner (world’s leading market research analyst) as a Leader in Procurement Software Suites.
  • Move between Roles: We believe that change leads to growth and therefore we allow our employees to shift careers and move to different roles and functions within the organization
  • Get a Global Exposure: You get to work and deal with our global customers.
  • Create an Impact: Zycus gives you the environment to create an impact on the product and transform your ideas into reality. Even our junior engineers get the opportunity to work on different product features.
About Us
Zycus is a leading global provider of A.I. powered Source-to-Pay suite for procurement, finance, and AP organizations. Our comprehensive product portfolio includes eProcurement, eInvoicing, Spend Analysis, eSourcing, Contract Management, Supplier Management, Financial Savings Management, Project Management, Request Management, Supplier Network, Insight Studio, and Merlin A.I. Suite with intelligent BOTs. Our spirit of innovation and passion to help organizations create greater business impact is reflected among the hundreds of procurement solution deployments that we have undertaken over the years.

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