Lead Machine Learning Scientist

Dream11 – Technology /
/ On-site
Technology @Dream11:
Technology is at the core of everything we do. Our technology team helps us deliver a mobile-first experience across platforms (Android & iOS) while managing over 300 million rpm (requests per minute) at peak with a user concurrency of 10 million.

We have over 150 micro-services written in Java and backed by a Vert.x framework. These work with isolated product features with discrete architectures to cater to the respective use cases.

We work with terabytes of data, the infrastructure for which is built on top of Kafka, Redshift, Spark, Druid, etc. and it powers a number of use cases like Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics. Our tech stack is hosted on AWS, with distributed systems like Cassandra, Aerospike, Akka, Voltdb, Ignite, etc.

Your Role:

    • Implementing appropriate success metrics, driving rapid experimentation of new POCs and presenting the impacts to stakeholders
    • Driving knowledge sharing sessions within and across teams while maintaining continuous feedback channels with teammates to ensure building growth paths
    • Owning respective services by following best practices in service maintainability, understanding and acting on the risks and opportunities involved
    • Prioritising roadmaps while balancing impact, effort, resources and team's requirements to complete initiatives within committed timelines
    • Developing and evaluating predictive and prescriptive models using appropriate mathematical methods like supervised and unsupervised learning, frequentist statistics, estimation methods
    • Designing large-scale ML systems with advanced ML frameworks like TensorFlow/Keras/PyTorch for training and inferencing at scale
    • Ensuring cross team alignment towards business/project goals by driving visibility of initiatives, managing conflicts, and highlighting implementation blocks


    • 5 - 10 years of experience in building and maintaining ML solutions at scale
    • Proficient in predictive modeling (ML,DL/RL) and experimentation/causal inference methods
    • Atleast 1 year of experience in managing team of data scientists and handling cross functional stakeholders
    • Proven track record of designing end to end ML systems which can handle the scale
About Dream Sports:

Dream Sports is India’s leading sports technology company with 220 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: https://dreamsports.group/

Dream11 is the world’s largest fantasy sports platform with 200 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.