Manager, Data Science

Pune, India /
Engineering /
Full-time
At Aera, we deliver the cognitive technology that enables the Self-Driving Enterprise™: a Cognitive Operating System™ that connects you with your business and autonomously orchestrates your operations. Aera's Cognitive OS leverages the best of artificial intelligence, machine learning, natural language processing, big data, and enterprise domain expertise to deliver Cognitive Automation at scale for some of the world's largest companies.
 
Aera is currently seeking a Manager, Data Science to  join our global Data Science team  to lead and mentor our team of data scientists in Pune. As Manager, Data Science  you will lead our efforts to solve challenging customer problems through in-depth data and predictive analytics techniques. This role is an ideal opportunity for someone who enjoys  working on new and challenging data science problems as well as managing a team of high performing data scientists.
 
This role is critical to Aera’s mission and success - and is a great opportunity for the right leader. This role will report to our Pune-based Director of Data Science
 

Responsibilities

    • Lead  and guide a team of  5-6 data scientists by bringing out the best in those around you, both on your immediate team, and in the extended Aera team
    • Active role in recruiting and retaining top talent. Handle performance management and goal setting for your team
    • Lead project planning and prioritization and ensure successful delivery of projects
    • Expertise in building diagnostic and predictive models through classical modelling and Machine Learning
    • Gathers, analyses, and model’s data to solve complex business problems and evaluate scenarios to make predictions on potential future outcomes
    • Drive continuous improvement of data science and analytics by researching industry best practices and incorporating it to our company.
    • Collaborate with other team members to build data-science products and services using
    • the Aera platform

About You

    • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or a related quantitative field with a focus on Machine Learning or Deep Learning. Ph.D. preferred 
    • 10+ years of professional experience as a Machine Learning Engineer/Data Scientist; in a product development setting
    • 5+ years in leadership position with people management experience within a dynamic, start-up environment
    • Strong track record in solving analytical problems using quantitative and statistical approaches  
    • Experience in designing and industrializing Analytical solutions 
    • Strong track record in solving analytical problems using quantitative and statistical approaches  
    • Expert knowledge in Regression, Clustering, Random Forest, Decision Trees, Optimization, Time Series, Probability, and other related advanced algorithms
    • Expert knowledge of an analytics tool such as R, Python & Spark 
    • Experience in communicating with clients and requirement gathering
    • Expert in working with cloud-based platforms like  AWS knowledge
    • Excellent communication, active listening and presentation skills and ability to communicate effectively with all levels in the organisation 
    • Passion for delivering service excellence; and developing a culture of “easy to do business with”, where customer’s needs are anticipated 
    • Highly analytical mind-set with strong ability to identify, troubleshoot, problem solve and resolve issues. Passion for simplification and continuous improvement 
    • Knowledge of supply chain would be preferred
At Aera, we're on a mission to solve the biggest, most intractable challenges in the world of enterprise software. We envision the rise of the Self-Driving Enterprise: a more autonomously functioning business with a central operating system that connects and orchestrates business operations. Our Cognitive Operating System is increasingly used by the world's largest companies to fundamentally transform their organizations and how work is done.

If you share our passion for building the next generation of enterprise software, and deploying it for the most sophisticated customers in the world, you’ve met your match. Headquartered in Mountain View, California, we're growing fast, with teams in Mountain View and San Francisco (California), Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca (Romania), Paris (France), Munich (Germany), London (UK), Pune and Bangalore (India), Sydney (Australia) and Singapore.  So join us, and let’s build the future of work together!