, Inc Senior/Lead Data Scientist in Hyderabad, India

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Senior/Lead/Principal Data Scientist, Data Science Work Locations: Hyderabad

Salesforce is looking for an exceptional data scientist with strong background in theoretical and practical aspects of machine learning, statistics or related areas who is passionate about solving complex data science problems that help improve the way people collaborate and discover information in an enterprise setting. This person will play an important role in incorporating artificial intelligence in Salesforce’s community cloud which is part of Salesforce’s Einstein initiatives. Please refer the following youtube video to learn more about Salesforce Einstein projects:

The role also requires a strong team player who is comfortable working closely with product and talented team of engineers using Agile principles. You will be part of a team of talented data scientists who all share a passion for designing data science experiments, prototypes, and models that are well documented, use best-in-class methodologies and deliver customer value. You will also need to be an excellent communicator and will be able to clearly explain complex data science insight.

Required Qualifications:

  • 3 / 5+ years of experience working as a data scientist.
  • Solid understanding of machine learning, statistics, and computer science fundamentals such as algorithms and data structures.
  • Able to work effectively within and across teams.
  • Must be able to write solid code in python or java.
  • Good understanding of SQL language and be able to write programs to extract data from databases or other sources such as Hadoop/Hbase.
  • Comfortable working with Hadoop and related tools such as hbase, hive, spark platform etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of R, MatLab and other tools commonly used in machine learning.
  • Comfortable programming in Scala.
  • Familiarity with tools for machine learning in python, java, or scala such as Scikit-Learn, stanford NLP, spark MLLib.
  • Publications in reputed machine learning, data mining or related conferences.
  • Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or Statistics preferably specializing in the area of machine learning or related topics.


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