Senior Data Scientist
JOB DESCRIPTION: Senior Data Scientist
Data Sutram is an AI-driven platform that provides Intel on People & Places with data from
250+ sources. The proprietary AI and ML driven data engine automatically converts raw
unstructured sources of data from satellites, mobile phones, POS machines & several other
sources to create insights that capture how people live & behave, available for any location in
varying levels of granularity. These insights are consumed by several companies in Financial
Services, Retail, E-commerce, Manufacturing etc. through APIs or SDKs or Data Sutram’s
proprietary geospatial platform.
About the Team
Data Sutram is a VC funded company backed by Varanium Capital (Varanium NexGen
Fund), Yatra Angel Network, IIFL Fintech Fund, Indian Angel Network and 100xVC.
The company is working with over 50+ enterprises across the country and has a team of
30+ people based out of Mumbai and Kolkata.
Why work at Data Sutram
If your dream job includes building a deep-tech company out of India that could potentially
cater to the needs of the world, you are in the right place.
If not, here are some other, more specific incentives that makes Data Sutram a great
workplace (even if we say so ourselves) for you:
● If you are looking to have a large impact at a fast-growing company and work with a
● If you prefer freedom with responsibility over predetermined hierarchies.
● If you have a candid and transparent approach to problems- and you seek excellence
in whatever you do. [We need you to WANT to do a good job].
● If you like being challenged- and want to tackle problems that have not been solved.
● Most importantly, if you have empathy and you understand not just how to do a job,
but build solutions that could impact millions of lives.
About the Role: Senior Data Scientist
Data Sutram is an alternate data company, using external data feeds to create every
location's DNA that is utilized in various use cases like credit underwriting, location profiling,
site selection, etc. As a data scientist, you get to work in our core product and work on
various critical client use cases using our Alternate Data Attributes. As a Senior Data
Scientist explore new solutions and use cases collaborating with Business Analysts & fellow.
Managing available resources such as hardware, data, and personnel so that
deadlines are met.
Analyzing the ML and Deep Learning algorithms that could be used to solve a given
problem and ranking them by their success probabilities
Exploring data to gain an understanding of it, then identifying differences in data
distribution that could affect performance when deploying the model in the real world
Defining validation framework and establishing a process to ensure acceptable
data quality criteria are met
Supervising the data acquisition and partnership roadmaps to create stronger
products for our customers.
Defining feature engineering process to ensure the usage of meaningful features
given the business constraints which may vary by market
Device self-learning strategies through analysis of errors from the models
Understand business issues and context, devise a framework for solving unstructured
problems and articulate clear and actionable solutions underpinned by analytics.
Manage multiple projects simultaneously while demonstrating business
leadership to collaborate & coordinate with different functions to deliver the
solutions in a timely, efficient and effective manner.
Manage project resources optimally to deliver projects on time; drive innovation
using residual resources to create strong solution pipeline; provide direction,
coaching & training, feedback to project team members to enhance performance,
support development, and encourage value-aligned behavior of the project team
members; Provide inputs for periodic performance appraisal of project team
Support migration of new processes/boundary change of existing processes;
manage hiring/attrition, cross-training, and transition to ensure business
Preferred Technical & Professional expertise:
M. Tech / Master’s Degree / PhD in Computer Science / Mathematics /
Statistics / economics or other quantitative fields
5+ years of experience managing Data Science projects with specializations in
In-depth knowledge of cloud analytics tools.
Able to drive Python Code optimization; ability review codes and provide
inputs to improve the quality of codes
Ability to evaluate hardware selection for running ML models for optimal
Up to date with Python libraries and versions for machine learning; Extensive
hands-on experience with Regressors; Experience working with data
Deep knowledge of math, probability, statistics, and algorithms
Working knowledge of Supervised Learning, Adversarial Learning, and
Deep analytical thinking with excellent problem-solving abilities●
Strong verbal and written communication skills with a proven ability to work with all
levels of management; effective interpersonal and influencing skills.
Ability to manage a project team through effective allocation of tasks, anticipating
risks, and setting realistic timelines for managing the expectations of key
Specialization/experience in Data Science (Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning /
Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Big Data Analytics, Cloud
Computing) is preferred.
Strong organizational skills and an ability to balance and handle multiple
concurrent tasks and/or issues simultaneously.
Ensure that the project team understand and abide by the compliance
framework for policies, data, systems, etc. as per group, region, and local
Location: Mumbai (on-site)