Head of Data Science

Wynk
Gurgaon
7 - 12 yrs exp
7 - 12 yrs exp
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Wynk Limited is looking for a Head, Data Science. You will be following the data and collaborating with Product to influence decisions based on the data. This is a hands-on technical role. You will help analyze, visualize, and model data that can help personalize our products for our customers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Define best practice and thought leadership around data science.
  • Apply your knowledge and expertise in quantitative analysis, predictive modeling and data mining to see beyond the numbers and understand how our users interact with our products.
  • Partner closely with product engineering to design, run, and analyze A/B and multivariate hypothesis tests aimed at optimizing customer experience, business KPIs and product funnels.
  • Analyze experimental data with statistical rigor. Ensure accurate interpretation by combining business acumen with detailed data knowledge and statistical expertise.
  • Work closely with Product Development leadership to drive business decisions using data - you'll turn data into insights and help to surface relevant and personalized content to our millions of users.
  • Collaborate with our product team to find novel ways to activate and engage users
  • Evolve and personalize content discovery on Wynk Music and Airtel TV by applying statistical modeling, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.
  • Identify the immediate needs of the Machine Learning infrastructure, with a focus on setting up the ecosystem end to end.
  • Build out our Machine Learning platform from its infancy, eliminating redundancy and inefficiency in order to make our products more dynamic, intelligent and predictive.

Skills & Experience:

  • Passion to answer Product/Engineering questions with data.
  • A deep understanding of numbers, as well as a strong business sense.
  • You have at least 6+ years of experience in a similar data scientist role and a degree in science, computer science, statistics, mathematics, or similar quantitative discipline.
  • 3+ years in a Machine Learning/Advanced Analytics environment pushing production- level code
  • Learning/Advanced Analytics techniques such as regression, classification, clustering
  • You have the technical competence to perform more advanced analytics:
  • Coding skills (such as Python, Java, or Scala)
  • Analytics tools experience (such as Pandas, R, SPSS, SQL, or Hadoop)
  • Experience performing analysis with large datasets
  • Demonstrated capacity for developing and understanding strategy
  • You are capable of tackling very loosely defined problems.
  • You are a communicative person that values building strong relationships with colleagues and stakeholders and have the ability to explain complex topics in simple terms.
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About Wynk

Wynk by Airtel, a full-suite digital entertainment platform is recognised by their flagship products, Wynk Music & Airtel TV.Launched in 2014, Wynk Music is the largest music app on iOS and Android, with over 75 mn. app installs. They have amplified user experience with industry-first features such as the Data Save Mode, Auto Quality Optimization across varying network speeds, Offline Mode, and MP3 Player Function. In addition, their newest baby, Airtel TV, re-launched in Nov 2017, and is already scaling the list of entertainment apps on both the iOS App Store & Google Playstore. Wynk is a start-up full of young, spontaneous, bold & brilliant go-getters, and are looking to welcome folks who share our DNA. To meet the growing demand for quality content by smartphone users on the go, they are creating a successful and sustainable model for partners to monetize content.

P.S : Find out what their CTO, Sudipta Banerjee has to share :)

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