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Principal Consultant - Lead Data Scientist

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Data Source Identification:

  • Supports the understanding of the priority order of requirements and service level agreements.
  • Helps identify the most suitable source for data that is fit for purpose.
  • Performs initial data quality checks on extracted data.

Analytical Modeling:

  • Selects the analytical modeling technique most suitable for the structured, complex data and develops custom analytical models.
  • Conducts exploratory data analysis activities (for example, basic statistical analysis, hypothesis testing, statistical inferences) on available data.
  • Defines and finalizes features based on model responses and introduces new or revised features to enhance the analysis and outcomes.
  • Identifies the dimensions of the experiment, finalizes the design, tests hypotheses, and conducts the experiment.
  • Perform trend and cluster analysis on data to answer practical business problems and provide recommendations and key insights to the business.
  • Mentors and guides junior associates on basic modeling and analytics techniques to solve complex problems.

Model Assessment & Validation:

  • Identifies the model evaluation metrics.
  • Applies best practice techniques for model testing and tuning to assess accuracy, fit, validity, and robustness for multi-stage models and model ensembles.

Model Deployment & Scaling:

  • Supports efforts to ensure that analytical models and techniques used can be deployed into production.
  • Support evaluation of the analytical model.
  • Supports the scalability and sustainability of analytical models.

Code Development & Testing:

  • Writes code to develop the required solution and application features by using the recommended programming language and leveraging business, technical, and data requirements.
  • Test the code using the recommended testing approach.


  • Advanced degree in Statistics, Math, Comp Sci, Engineering, or other related discipline (post-grad preferred)
  • Experience specifically in building statistical/ machine learning models, data analysis and data mining
  • Work Force Planning experience is good to have
  • Experience with model risk management practices, model life cycle
  • Proficient in either Python, R, SQL with working knowledge of the others
  • Experience with Big Data platforms
  • Adaptable and open to change with strong collaboration and communication skills
  • Insurance/Financial Services experience desired
  • Experience with Natural Language Processing, unstructured data, use of APIs

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Job: Principal Consultant

Job ID: ITO050280

Primary Location: India - Kolkata

Education Level: Bachelor's / Graduation / Equivalent

Job Posting: May 11, 2022

Master Skills List: Corporate

Job Category: Full Time