Lead Data Scientist at Five-Star Business Finance Limited

Urgent
Posted 6 months ago
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Rs15,000 - Rs15,000 per month
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Lead Data Scientist

Five-Star Business Finance Limited

Responsibilities
• Working directly with the Head of Data Practice, lead all the data related initiatives and projects for the organization
• Conceive, plan, and prioritize data projects that are aligned to business requirements
• Demonstrate direct and indirect business benefits of all the data projects and seek regular feedback and inputs from the business stakeholders and senior management
• Working through the complete life cycle of data projects:
• brainstorming with the business stakeholders to define the problem statement, goals, and objectives
• preparing the input data and target variables,
• data profiling
• pre-processing
• creating the base / initial model
• training the model
• baselining and productionizing the model
• seek feedback from business and incorporate required improvements / changes in the model
• create necessary documentation and
• repeat this cycle for every other model
• Work closely with the data engineers and application developers to ensure data… cleanliness, data integrity, comprehensiveness of data from various sources
• · Experiment with new models and techniques and cross validate models to ensure generalizability
• Work with structured and unstructured data and perform data mining to come up with new insights and opportunities to help business in their strategic decisions
• Responsible for, mentor and guide the team of Data scientists, Data Engineers and BI developers

Requirements:
• 8 to 10 years of strong experience as a Senior or Lead Data Scientist with an aspiration to grow
• Experience working in the financial domain, especially retail lending in Indian market would be required.
• Competent in artificial intelligence / machine learning principles and techniques.
• Flair for statistical analysis and strong understanding of predictive and prescriptive modelling
• In-depth understanding of SQL and NoSQL databases
• Good knowledge of R, Python, and other relevant technologies
• Masters’ Degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Mathematics, or similar field
• Ability to relay insights in layman’s terms to the business and senior leadership teams, that can be used to make informed business decisions.
• Excellent communication and analytical skills
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills