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Data Scientist

Gurgaon, India

Guavus provides dynamic solutions for data-rich businesses, so that they can gain a competitive advantage in creating more meaningful customer experiences.

A Data Scientist at Guavus is responsible for analysing extremely large volumes of data and turning that data into actionable insights for timely decision making by our customers.  A person in this role will be responsible for building statistical models from multiple data sources in order to provide advanced analytics and reporting.  The ideal candidate should have skills to quickly do a literature survey, perform proof of value using known statistical techniques and write production quality code to move the research into production.
We are looking for a person with exceptional coding skills along with decent analytics and statistical skills to support our business.  The role currently helps our customers ­ primarily large telecom service providers ­ get insights to increase revenues or reduce costs by better network planning, customer churn management, service and cloud prospecting, application performance analysis, sales prospecting, etc.

This is an exciting, technical role that is focused on enabling existing and new customers to create real, practical value through advanced analytics on their streaming data. You will work closely with other data scientists in providing cutting edge analytics solutions to leading carriers worldwide.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with terabytes of structured and semi-structured data sets
  • Do a literature survey and identify state of the art techniques to solve the problem
  • Quickly design and conduct experiments to showcase proof of value
  • Build predictive models using R / Python and then translate the code into java /scala libraries
  • Work closely with other team members in converting the business problem definition into a robust scalable working product and add ML capability into the core product line
  • Should be able to prioritize, organize, and manage a substantial workload

Desired Skills:

  • The ideal candidate will have a strong academic background with strong hands on knowledge of Python, R, Java OR Scala
  • Have knowledge of data mining techniques such as outlier detection, classification, regression, prediction, hypothesis testing
  • Understands the core concepts of pattern recognition and computational learning
  •  1 -3 years of experience in analyzing large volumes of data in building predictive models is desirable
  • Help build a knowledge base of analytical model.
  • Good understanding of data structures and design patterns will be an added advantage
  • Hands on knowledge of Map-Reduce, Hadoop and Spark will be a big plus


PhD / B.Tech / B.E. / M.Tech/ MSC  in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or Statistics