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Philips Data Scientist in Bangalore, India


Your challenge: Philips is becoming a digital company. To deliver on its promise to improve the lives of 3 billion by 2025 information technology, connected propositions and integrated services are core to our strategy. To transform the company our IT strategy has a dual focus; to create a fully integrated landscape and rapidly introduce new technologies to create targeted business propositions, and scaling up successes.

We are looking for a highly motivated and inquisitive data scientist who will help us to catch gems & golden opportunities that are hidden in the vast amounts of data we have. We are increasingly focused around enabling smart & data-driven decisions when it comes to our consumer journeys, solutions & services, and in search of the right person to enable this.

Your primary focus will be in understanding our business objectives and the ability to translate the objectives into interesting insights, but also surprises & challenges based on out-the-box thinking and applied analytics, to enable strong business results. We are asking a foundational understanding of data mining techniques, programming languages, coding, performing statistical analysis and building high-quality predictions.

You are part of the Digital IT team and a key influencer of Digital IT. The job location is Bangalore.

Your responsibilities Work with selected stakeholders throughout the organization to identify opportunities for leveraging company data to drive business solutions

  • Mine and analyze data from company databases to drive optimization and improvement of product development, marketing techniques and business strategies

  • Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques

  • Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets

  • Use predictive modelling to increase and optimize customer experiences, revenue generation, ad targeting and other business outcomes

  • Enhance & improve the company A/B testing framework and test model quality

  • Coordinate with different functional teams to implement models, processes, monitoring of data accuracy & outcomes

Your team This position reports to the Digital Transformation Leader and you will be part of the Digital Transformation Team, as part of Group IT.

We are looking for Our ideal candidate is a driven professional who has a strong background in the following:

  • 4+ to 8+ years of experience in similar roles with considerable exposure to delivering meaningful results through data strategies, analytics, technologies & architecture

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams

  • Sufficient business acumen to understand business objectives & dynamics

  • Deep understanding and minimum 4+ years of experience in developing using Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Learning related technologies (such as Keras, TensorFlow, pyTorch, Azure ML, AWS ML, Scikit, Jupyter, MatLab etc.)

  • Developed & Proficient in algorithms on regression modelling (linear/logistic), supervised and unsupervised classification, tree-based techniques (Decision trees /Random forest), neural nets, bagging, Pattern Mining and boosting techniques, etc.

  • Strong hold of concepts in Statistics and expertise in Natural Language Processing, text mining and text analytics.

  • Strong programming skills in R, Python, Java and with other open sources Big Data map reduce stack like Hadoop/Spark/Flink etc on large datasets.

  • Proficient with NoSQL databases like MongoDB, PostgreSQL and Cassandra running huge volumes of data.

  • Strong Expertise on Data Integration/Ingestion/Processing/Analytics/Reporting & BI based Visualization.

  • Read to be flexible to work on multiple programming languages to support the business opportunities.