Master Data Scientist – ...

ognizant Cognizant

Cognizant is always looking for top talent. We are searching for candidates to fill future needs within the business. This job posting represents potential future employment opportunities with Cognizant. Although the position is not currently available, we want to provide you with the opportunity to express your interest in future employment opportunities with Cognizant. If a job opportunity that you may be qualified for becomes available in the future, we will notify you. At that time you can determine whether you would like to apply for the specific open position. Thank you for your interest in Cognizant career opportunities.

Gartner
has defined Data Scientist, as the ‘sexiest job’ in the 21
st
Century. Data Scientists need to have the right amalgamation of statistical,
mathematical, predictive modeling as well as business strategy skills.

The
Master Data Scientist will apply their knowledge of advanced analytics, data
mining and statistical techniques to design and develop enterprise analytic
solutions which are focused on specific industry solutions. The Master Data
Scientist will define best practices in the use of advanced analytics and
therefore must possess the ability to understand and document business
processes and influence process improvement.

The
Master Data Scientist will also explore emerging technologies to evaluate new
analytic possibilities. The individual filling this role will be expected to
hit the ground running on the delivery of advanced analytic solutions.

In
this role you will be expected to design and develop prototypes &
proof-of-concept solutions in support of presales activities as well as support
the development of standardized analytic offerings across multiple industries.

The Role

Cognizant has built a large and dedicated team of Data Scientists,
which works with its clients globally, across all major industry verticals,
delivering world-class data science outcomes. The key roles of the Master Data

Scientist are as follows:

  • Responsible for setting up Data Science – IoT vertical with
    complete responsibility of driving pipeline and business development
  • Drive visibility of Data Science – IoT
    capability within the organization & secure accentuated mindshare
  • Engage with clients at the CXO level to
    drive the Data Science solution agenda
  • Setup effective networking &
    relationships within the BU and with clients
  • Curate Data science framework and
    methodology in alignment with BU specific strategic growth opportunities
    (SGO”s)
  • Provide advanced
    technical consulting and advice to proposal efforts, solution design
  • Provide consulting
    advice to customer senior leadership and sets strategic direction for customers
  • Provide the technical
    direction required to resolve complex issues to ensure the on-time delivery of
    solutions that meet customer expectations. May need to develop new methods to
    apply to situations.
  • Demonstrate ability to represent the whole organization within a
    customer sales presentation, conveying the benefits of working with the
    business. Ability to lead production of proposals, working across departments,
    for complex customer solutions
  • Ability to operate and
    present at all levels, and in public forums, to facilitate business
    discussions, and controls and leads those discussions
  • Drive Industry leading thought
    leadership in the specific areas of Data Sciences
  • Build a strong Data Science team to
    support and deliver on the above objectives

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Qualifications

Desired Skills and Experience

  • A PhD in Math, Computer Science, Information Systems, Machine Learning, Statistics, Econometrics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research or related technical degree
  • 18-22 years of experience in the area of delivering cutting edge Data Science solutions to clients
  • Experience of pitching to and working with CXO levels
  • In-depth Knowledge of data science concepts , techniques and domain
  • Have the experience of managing diverse set of clients
  • Managed setting up of business development pipeline and processes
  • Deep experience in languages like SAS/R/SPSS/Matlab/ Python or any other statistical/computational modeling tool
    • Demonstrates ability to develop and win new opportunities through application of consulting skills
    • Leadership qualities to connect with and influence CXO level decision makers
    • Author of multiple papers/patents. Should have presented in multiple conferences. Online presence through blogs, forums, social media, etc
    • Deep Insights into the ongoing and emerging trends in the IoT domain

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