Our client is a non-profit organisation committed to saving lives on roads in India. We have been recognised as the Best NGO in India by the Rockefeller Foundation and are a recipient of the prestigious Prince Michael International Road Safety Award. We partner directly with the government, industry, and local communities across India to make the most dangerous roads safer.
Our client is looking for Director Data Science for Delhi location.
We are looking for a dynamic and self-motivated individual to join our team as DIRECTOR- DATA SCIENCE.
Reports to – CEO/ COO
Director_Data Science will turn data into information and information into insights. He/ She will work
closely with different teams to develop and deploy research frameworks to support data- driven decision making.
Different teams , use, and analyze data as part of their work. Director-Data Science will ensure
different projects are data-driven and help us re-imagine transformational road safety solutions through robus data
Job Title – Director_Data Science
Location – New Delhi
Reports to – CEO/ COO
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: (DETAILED DESCRIPTION)
Work with project teams and different stakeholders to understand the requirements, challenges and
opportunities of existing data sets.
Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques.
Ability to define end to end data pipelines.
Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets.
Develop A/B testing framework and test model quality.
Coordinate with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes.
Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy.
Develop technical architecture and product specifications.
Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
Account for meeting project scope, milestones and cost objectives.
Create proof-of-concepts to demonstrate viability of solutions
Develop and manage comprehensive research and M&E frameworks for different programs. Conducting
quantitative (using SPSS, STATA, R or similar software,) or qualitative (using software like Atlas.ti) data
analysis to model data
EDUCATION QUALIFICATION AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS
The Director Data Science has to have a master’s degree (Premier Institute) in Statistics, Machine
Learning, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, or any other related quantitative field. An equivalent
of the same in working experience is also acceptable for the position.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills preferably Hindi and English.
The candidate for this position will have had at least 10 years of working experience in a data science
capacity, preferably working as a Head of Data Science.
He/ She will also have a demonstrated and successful experience leading a data science team through the
implementation of new data science models, tools, and techniques that lead to improvement if business
performance due to a continued culture of informed decision-making.
The candidate will also have extensive experience solving analytical issues through quantitative approaches
and machine learning methods as well as vast experience using advanced statistical methods, data mining
techniques, and information retrieval.
A suitable candidate will show comfort analyzing and manipulating large, complex, high-dimensional data
from numerous sources.
The candidate will also have had experience working with distributed computing tools such as Hadoop as
well as experience working with big data technologies such as SQL, A suitable candidate will also have had
vast experience with a programming languages, for example, Python.