Jio, Ola, Accenture, IBM and more are looking for data scientists across India

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Jio, Ola, Accenture, IBM and more are looking for data scientists across India
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  • According to analysts, India is the second largest hub for data science and it is predicted that the country will have more than 11 million job openings by 2026.
  • The Great Learning report reveals that 57% of the hiring managers believed that the gap between supply and demand exists at the entry level.
  • Business Insider brings you several job openings in marquee companies for data scientist roles .
Data science has been one of the most in-demand jobs especially in the last few years. However, 92% hiring managers witnessed a massive supply gap in data scientists in India, revealed a report by edtech platform Great Learning.

According to analysts, India is the second largest hub for data science and it is predicted that the country will have more than 11 million job openings by 2026. Analysts further reported that there were more than 93,000 jobs in data science that were vacant during August last year.

The Great Learning report further reveals that 57% of the hiring managers believed that the gap between supply and demand exists at the entry level or fresher level while 27% of them believe that the talent gap exists in the mid-level roles of team lead and project management, which highlights the need to upskill both early stage and mid-career professionals with enterprise-specific use cases of data science.

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Business Insider brings you several job openings in marquee companies for data scientist roles —

1. IBM
The American multinational technology company is looking for a full-time data scientist to join their New Delhi office.

Eligibility — The candidate should have 5 plus years of experience in data engineering and data science and 2 plus years of consulting experience within specific industries with strong domain expertise and business acumen. PhD or masters in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)-related fields with knowledge in quantum computing.

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Key responsibilities — Engage and educate client data science teams to define promising areas for quantum exploration. Collaborate with industry and solutioning experts to design and shape experiments to demonstrate quantum-enabled advantage.

2. Accenture
The global technology services company is hiring a full-time Data Science Associate Manager for their Gurugram, Bengaluru and Kolkata office.

Eligibility — Knowledge of statistical techniques and machine learning algorithms, and analysis tools like R, Python.

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Key responsibilities — Create insights from predictive statistical modeling, mathematical knowledge, tools, and techniques to solve complex problems and deliver value. Collaborate with Accenture teams to address business issues and influence change using strategy, industry, and analytical skills.

3. McKinsey and Company
The management consulting firm is actively recruiting Data Scientist — Quantum Black for its Gurugram office.

Eligibility — Masters degree or PhD level in the field of computer science, machine learning, applied statistics, mathematics. Experience in statistical modelling and machine learning techniques.
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Key responsibilities — Work on complex and extremely varied data sets from some of the world’s largest organisations to solve real world problems. Develop data science products and solutions for clients as well as for our data science team.

4. Gartner
The technology research and consulting company is hiring an Associate Data Scientist for its Gurugram office.

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Eligibility — 1-3 years hands-on experience building machine learning models, natural language applications of artificial intelligence business capabilities. Bachelor's degree in a quantitative field (maths, statistics, computer science, engineering, etc.) required or master’s degree or PhD in the same field.

Key responsibilities — Work on Data science projects in close collaboration with the data engineering team, product owners and business leaders to deliver high value business capabilities. Responsible for maintaining proper documentation and further code-reusability principles.

5. EY
The multinational professional services company is scouting for data scientists with NLP for its Noida office.
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Eligibility — 4 plus years of experience in machine learning, statistical modeling, quantitative analysis, forecasting, data visualisation, recommendation engine etc., and 2 plus years of professional experience in software development in languages like Python, spark. Experience in data processing with Python, SQL and understanding of natural language processing concepts. Bachelor’s or master’s degree in math, statistics, information technology, computer science, economics, or a related field.

Key responsibilities — Balancing excellent business communication skills with a deep analytical understanding is needed. Applying data Science, machine language algorithms, using standard statistical tools and techniques for solving client business problems.

6. Ola
The multinational ridesharing company is looking for a data scientist for its Bengaluru office.
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Eligibility — PhD or master’s with over two years of relevant experience or bachelor’s in technology (B.Tech) with over four years of relevant experience in operations research, applied mathematics or statistics or econometrics, electrical or systems engineering, physics or similarly highly quantitative field.

Key responsibilities — Building an intelligent system using techniques in machine learning, optimisation, signal analysis, and statistics.

7. Deloitte
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The multinational professional services company is hunting for a data scientist for its Mumbai office.

Eligibility — At least 6-9 years of experience in descriptive and predictive analytics and over three years of experience in implementing and executing data science projects throughout the entire lifecycle. Bachelor’s or master’s degree in quantitative fields.

Key responsibilities — Manage a portfolio of data science projects across various verticals. Oversee and improve machine learning (ML) models developed by the team & identify scope for model improvements & best practices.

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8. Jio
The Indian telecommunications company is actively recruiting data scientists for its Bengaluru and Hyderabad offices.

Eligibility — 2 to 8 years of experience in development or research on artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms. B.Tech or M.Tech or PhD in computer science, AI/ML or related fields.

9. Tech Mahindra
The Indian multinational information technology and business process outsourcing company is hiring data scientists for its Bangalore, Pune, Hyderabad, Chennai, Noida, and Mumbai offices.
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Eligibility — 3-12 years of experience in the relevant field. Expert level proficiency in at least one of the upcoming technologies like deep learning, NLP, Computer Vision, recommender systems.
10. PayPal
The online payments giant company is scouting for a data scientist for its Bengaluru office.

Eligibility — Over 3 years of relevant experience with graduation from a recognised university or over 2 years of relevant experience with a master's degree from a recognised university.
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Key responsibilities — Day-to-day duties include data analysis, monitoring and forecasting, creating the logic for and implementing risk rules and


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