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Data Scientist

Mumbai, MH
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Main Responsibilities As Data scientist at Rediff you will directly work under top management, closely interact on daily basis, will have to take key responsibilities, deliver & integrate innovative data driven solution to our various products like Rediff Shopping, Rediff News, Rediff Realtime News, Rediff Moneywiz & Rediff Labs.There are plethora of challenges and problems to be solved in our Ecommerce business ranging across operations, personalization, recommendations, email marketing, fraud detection & auto approval of orders. You will closely coordinate with Search and Data Mining team, to working on variety of problems ranging from building the search and ranking systems, mining user data or catalog data to build search suggestions, finding related queries, writing clustering algorithms, creating online servers that respond to queries within milliseconds - all at scale. For Rediff Realtime news you will work on a huge store of millions of articles, and provide intelligent solution to current Rediff news app or work on interesting topics like sentiment analysis, understanding users interest graphs and achieve personalization or accurate suggestions. Rediff Labs showcases our data driven journalism initiatives. You will be closely working with Editorial teams to come up with innovative data visualizations or analyze data from public sources to tell interesting stories. Qualifications / Experience? Masters / Ph.D degree in Statistics / Mathematics/ Computer Science or related fields. ? Strong hold of concepts in Statistics and expertise in Machine learning, Natural Language Processing, text mining and text analytics. ? Proficiency in R / Python / Java. We use R heavily for prototyping ML algorithm on data. You will have to work on multiple programming languages to push your solutions into production. ? Enough programmatic background to rapidly build scalable, efficient and high performance code. ? Experience with Big Data technologies and basic understanding of Hadoop and map-reduce framework. ? Excellent communication, interpersonal, convincing, analytical and problem solving skills. ? Numbers-driven with strong analytical skills and experience using web analytics. ? Ability to influence others and gain support from stakeholders. Strong collaborator and team player.
Degree: Ph.D. (Doctorate)

Additional Degree: BA (Arts) | B.Com. (Commerce) | B.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | B.Plan. (Planning) | B.Sc. (Science) | BBA/ BBM/ BBS | BCA (Computer Application) | Diploma-Other Diploma | B.Ed. (Education) | BHM (Hotel Management)

Experience: 4-7


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