Research Scientist

Dream11 – Technology /
Full-time /
Data Science @Dream Sports:
Data Science at Dream Sports comprises seasoned data scientists thriving to drive value with data across all our initiatives. The team has developed state-of-the-art solutions for forecasting and optimization, data-driven risk prevention systems, Causal Inference and Recommender Systems to enhance product and user experience.

We are a team of Machine Learning Scientists and Research Scientists with a portfolio of projects ranges from production ML systems that we conceptualize, build, support and innovate upon, to longer term research projects with potential game-changing impact for Dream Sports.

This is a unique opportunity for highly motivated candidates to work on real-world applications of machine learning in the sports industry, with access to state-of-the-art resources, infrastructure, and data from multiple sources streaming from 250 million users and contributing to our collaboration with Columbia Dream Sports AI Innovation Center.

Your Role:

    • Developing advanced solutions for defined research challenges in machine learning and simulation modelling
    • Actively participate in team learning sessions and discussions on diverse ML techniques
    • Developing domain expertise and explore new research techniques through extensive reading and collaborative implementation on datasets
    • Formulating technical problem statements and implementing SOTA ML methods which can be implemented at a scale of 250M users
    • Suggest and engage in team collaborations to meet ambitious research goals
    • Encouraging engineering excellence through technical communication


    • PhD in CS/ML/Physics or a related quantitative field
    • Proven track record of research publications in top tier venues  
    • Hands-on experience in one or more programming languages, such as Python, R, Julia or SAS
    • >2 years of experience in industrial research
About Dream Sports:

Dream Sports is India’s leading sports technology company with 250 million users, housing brands such as Dream11, the world’s largest fantasy sports platform, FanCode, a premier sports content & commerce platform and DreamSetGo, a sports experiences platform.

Dream Sports is based in Mumbai and has a workforce of close to 1,000 ‘Sportans’. Founded in 2008 by Harsh Jain and Bhavit Sheth, Dream Sports’ vision is to ‘Make Sports Better’ for fans through the confluence of sports and technology.

For more information:

Dream11 is the world’s largest fantasy sports platform with 220 million users playing fantasy cricket, football, kabaddi, basketball, hockey, volleyball, handball, rugby, futsal, American football & baseball, on it. Dream11 is the flagship brand of Dream Sports, India’s leading Sports Technology company and has partnerships with several national & international sports bodies and cricketers.