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Principal Data Scientist

Full time - Pune

Who We Are?

Ranked as one of the fastest growing technology companies on the Deloitte Fast 50 India 2014 survey, at Talentica our vision is to be the # 1 company doing core product development work for start-ups ! So far we’ve built over 130+ innovative products and have worked with some of the hottest start-ups across the globe. We hire technology addicts and encourage them “to create” by understanding the product vision, business context and practical usage.

Looking for passionate & motivated Principal Data Scientist to join us. You will be working on cutting-edge technologies to build innovative tech products.

What we do?

  • Build products - Be it building a payment gateway from scratch or Setting up world’s # 1 ad Serving platform or Innovating premium video-mailing software for corporates, we transform our customer’s ideas into successful products.
  • Learn Continuously - Innovation is our DNA. We explore and add value to our customer’s business by being on top of technology.

Our Culture

  • Colleagues, who inspire, challenge and match up – We’ve flocked some of the finest engineering potential in the country, we hire ONLY from a select few premium engineering institutes
  • Open work culture - Openness and Transparency is the way we are, we express, hear and enable your ease and growth

Your Role

  • Build Talentica as a thought leader in ML / AI technologies
  • Add value to our customers through technical innovation and building technical competence across Talentica in ML / AI.

Top Accountabilities

  • Solving customer problems through innovation and technical expertise
  • Identify new tools and technology areas that would benefit our customers and ensure that some of them get adapted by the customers
  • Showcase our AI / ML expertise by presenting in conferences and by contributing to open source projects
  • Building a team of Data Scientists / ML experts.
  • Building a culture of innovation and technology expertise


  • Own the budget for the team
  • Own all staffing decisions for the team
  • Team participation in conferences - as per the allocated budget

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Strong expertise and / or demonstrated ability to learn, architect and implement solutions to AI / ML problems
  • Being hands on with an ability to build quick prototypes to demonstrate new technology / algorithm benefits to our customers and internal stakeholders.
  • Positive “Can do” attitude a must. Results oriented with discipline to deliver on commitments.
  • Leadership to motivate the team and to set a high bar for technical excellence.
  • Strong orientation towards customer satisfaction and high quality of deliverables
  • Experience of speaking at conferences

Technical background

  • Industry experience in solving problems in Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Natural Language processing, Statistical modelling and Visualization techniques
  • Should have published papers in or been a speaker at A / B level conferences
  • Experience in Python, R etc.
  • PhD in Computer science, Mathematics or related disciplines from a premium institute

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