Director Advanced Analytics
IHS Markit
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
4d ago

Department overview :

IHS Markit is a global market leader in providing information, analytics and solutions for industries and markets that drive economies worldwide.

At IHS Markit we’re currently investing in our technology and data platform to develop a number of new revenue generating products, leveraging open source and big data technologies.

These include new data integration, advanced analytics, visualisation, aggregation and smart data initiatives that address new customer needs and are highly visible and strategic within the organisation.

These initiatives are using best of breed technologies, such as Hadoop, Spark, Cassandra, HDFS, Kafka, SOLR and AWS along with in-house developed technologies.

The successful candidate will be working in a fast paced, dynamic team environment, building brand new commercial products which are at the heart of our business.

Position Summary :

As a Director in Advanced Analytics team, this role will be responsible for building cutting edge data science products by leading a team of data scientists and partnering with product managers, product analysts and data engineers.

This role, along with other leaders, will drive data science mandate across Finance, Energy & Transportation businesses in the organization.

What You'll Do :

  • Lead data science product development end to end : from POC to Productization
  • Drive complex analytical projects by leading a project team while being hands on modelling, data analysis and coding
  • Be the solution architect of projects
  • Possess advanced coding skills, advanced machine learning skills
  • Frame optimal analytical solutions to business problems by leveraging the latest developments in Machine Learning and AI
  • Handle project management and stakeholder management activities
  • Help gaining insights from the unique-to-the-market heterogeneous IHS Markit data through statistical / machine learning techniques
  • Research new or adapt existing machine learning approaches to novel practical problems
  • Employ efficient algorithms for data mining and visualization
  • Mentor junior Data Scientists in tools, techniques and problem solving
  • Work with Advanced Analytics leadership team in driving analytics culture across the organization
  • Work with business stakeholders and product managers in market evaluation of proof of concepts
  • What You Need to Get the Job Done :

  • 10-12+ years progressive professional experience in Advanced Analytics / Data Science
  • Hands on experience in modelling techniques, big data tools and coding
  • Mastery of Python, Spark
  • Exposure to R, Scala, Cloud Architecture
  • Experience in leading complex analytical projects, leading Data Scientists and managing stakeholders
  • Experience in data visualisation techniques
  • Knowledge of numerical optimisation methods
  • Master’s degree in Quantitative discipline from a leading university
  • Experience in Natural Language Processing techniques
  • Experience in Deep Learning techniques
  • Work experience in US or Europe
  • PhD or equivalent educational background
  • You love to solve complex problems, whether that's making the user experience as responsive as possible or understanding complex client requirements.
  • You can confidently present your own ideas and solutions, as well as guide technical discussions.
  • Your welcoming attitude encourages people to approach you when they have a problem you can help them solve.
  • What You'll Love About Us Do ask us about these!

  • Total Rewards. Monetary, beneficial and developmental rewards!
  • Work Life Balance. You can't do a good job if your job is all you do!
  • Prepare for the Future. Academy we are all learners; we are all teachers!
  • Employee Assistance Program. Confidential and Professional Counselling and Consulting.
  • Diversity & Inclusion. HeForShe!
  • Internal Mobility. Grow with us!
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