Edelweiss: Data Scientist

Seeking a Data Scientist for building, validating and deploying machine learning models on unstructured data for various business problems.

Company: EdelweissEdelweiss
Location: Mumbai, India
Web: www.edelweissfin.com
Position: Data Scientist

Email to Aakash.gupta@edelweissfin.com.

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Job Purpose

  • The role is for building, validating and deploying machine learning models on unstructured data for various business problems
  • Provide support as technical expert for business ideation & hypothesis generation on data products using unstructured data

Functional Responsibilities

  • Serve as a senior technical person on various tasks involving text mining and exploration of large unstructured data from the web
  • Work on computer vision/voice transcription problems which are relevant to business
  • Write real-time prototypes of newly designed algorithms and develop solutions for real world, large-scale problems such as in language understanding


  • Bachelors or Masters degree from top-tier colleges, NITs

Work Experience

  • 3-5 years of work experience as a data scientist

Functional Competencies

  • Expert-level proficiency with Python and R.
  • Sound knowledge of data science principles, and underlying mathematical frameworks.
  • Hands on experience in Text mining, NLP, building neural networks.
  • Experience with NLP problems such as language modeling, language identification & sentiment analysis
  • Proficient in Big Data technologies Hadoop/ Apache Spark. Good to have experience in using machine learning libraries on Spark.
  • Good to have hands on experience on machine learning pipelines like Datalab or Microsoft Azure
  • Knowledge of open-source visualization tools like Bokeh server would be an additional plus
  • Online MOOCs and/or a good score in hackathons/competitions will be an additional plus

Behavioral Competencies

  • Self driven, ability to learn and adapt to new technologies
  • Able to collaborate actively with others in a cross functional team
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment with fast changing needs and demand for agility in development
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to prioritize efficiently