Lead Data Scientist

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Lead Data Scientist

BigTapp India Pvt Ltd

Chennai INR 8 - 12 LPA Experience : 5 - 8 YRS. Openings: 1


  • BigTapp is looking for Lead Data Scientist for their Chennai location. The lead will be working closely with the CXOs and also handle clients.
  • Lead Data Scientist is expected to handle a team of data engineers, data analysts and Jr Data Scientists.

Min. Qualification:

Must have:

  • 5 to 8 years’ experience in data sciences and should have handled a team of data analysts and data scientists. Proven experience in:
    • Developing actionable insights and recommendations for business leaders.
    • Presenting results and recommendations to non-technical business audience to drive the decision-making process.
    • Deployed data science solutions with proven business benefits.
  • Should have an educational background in statistics/data sciences/actuarial sciences. PhD will be an added advantage.
  • Innovative, strong analytical and algorithmic problem solvers.
  • Proficiency with open source analytical tools and one or more of Data Science Platforms (AWS Sagemaker/ Azure ML/ H2O.AI etc).
  • Subject Matter Expertise in effective machine learning tools and technologies including Tensorflow, Spark / Spark MLib, Flink, Mahout or any packaged cognitive solutions
  • Database programming in SQL
  • Proficiency with software development technologies (e.g. Python, Java)
  • Excellent critical thinking skills, combined with the ability to present your beliefs clearly and compellingly verbally and in written form.
  • Domain expertise in any one or more of the following domains: Insurance, Banking, Manufacturing, Retail & FMCG.
  • Experience and familiarity with common business use cases of analytics.

Good To Have:

  • Experience with big data tools (e.g., Hadoop, HDFS, Cassandra, Storm)
  • Programming in NOSQL environments.
  • Experience at data visualization and presentation using tools like Tableau, Qlik Sense & Power BI.
  • Expertise in unstructured analytics: NLP, Computer Vision and Audio Analytics.
  • Expertise in web scraping.

Salary: Commensurate with experience and demonstrated competence.

Skills Required:

Python, ML


  • Lead & mentor the data analysts and data scientists to achieve business goals of BigTapp  and its customers.
  • Responsible for leading the development, validation and delivery of algorithms, statistical models and business analysis
  • Develops algorithms and statistical predictive models and determines analytical approaches and modeling techniques to evaluate scenarios and potential future outcomes
  • Lead and coach Data Science team members with latest machine learning algorithms including decision trees, probability networks, association rules, clustering, regression, and neural networks
  • Performs analyses of structured and unstructured data to solve multiple and/or complex business problems utilizing advanced statistical techniques and mathematical analyses and broad knowledge of the organization and/or industry
  • Establish scalable, efficient, automated processes for large scale data analysis, model development, model validation, model implementation and model ops.
  • Provide thought-leadership and dependable execution on diverse projects.
  • Identify emergent trends and opportunities for future client growth and development

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