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Last modified: 10 Nov 2020 22:33:00 GMT

Full time

Role : Senior Data Scientist

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Skills Required: machine learning, analytics, sql, algorithms, oracle dba.


Senior Data Scientist is responsible for executing supply chain solutions through network, transportation or inventory models for process partners by leveraging supply chain simulation and optimization software. This position is located in Bangalore and reports to the Analytics Manager responsible for this area. A person in this role is expected to lead multiple (2 or more) complex projects or support for up to 3 projects at one time.


The job duties of a Senior Scientist are to support and lead projects in the domain of network modeling, transportation modeling and inventory modeling. To be successful, a Data Scientist I/II must utilize technical skills as well as soft skills.

The domain and technical skills are defined in 4 key skills: Domain (logistics/inventory/transportation/network) knowledge, tool (Llamasoft SCG CAST Aurora, Transportation Modeler) knowledge, data purification analysis and building executive decks for customer review. It would be added advantage to have working knowledge of visualization tools like Tableau and Power BI.

In addition, it is expected that a Senior Data Scientist is knowledgeable about the business domain and can integrate this into the overall solution. A Senior Data Scientist is expected to be very proficient in all areas, address issues from a technical standpoint, good understanding of the domain (Logistics/network/transportation/inventory) and ability to coach/mentor junior associates to meet stakeholder expectations.

In addition to technical skills, a Senior Data Scientist needs to demonstrate intermediate to fully skilled levels of the following values-based competencies (VBCs): integrity trust; building inclusive relationships; customer focus; problem solving; priority setting; and dealing with uncertainty.

Although the requirements above describe most of the responsibilities of the Senior Data Scientist, due to the breadth of issues that arise on projects, it is sometimes expected that a Senior Data Scientist take on other responsibilities outside of this job description.


Background/Experience (Required):

Masters degree in engineering, supply chain management, logistics or a related field.

Require 5-7 years of relevant experience in supply chain network optimization simulation and visualization

Expert level knowledge on one or more of the supply chain optimization tools (Llamasoft SCG or CAST Aurora, Blue Yonder/JDA Transportation Modeler, IBM ILOG CPLEX, LogicNet)

Basic knowledge of any one of the ETL Tools (SAS, SQL, Python) or Visualization tools (Tableau, Power BI)

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word)

Excellent communication and presentation skills.

Good analytical thinker, experience in data analysis and project management, ability to work well in team settings, attention to detail and guide/mentor junior associates

Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time throughout the year, with some months in excess of that.

Background/Experience (Desired):

APICS (CPIM/CSCP) certification.

Working knowledge of R, C++.

Master degree in Operations Research, College degree in supply chain, logistics, or industrial engineering (operation research).


Desired Profile

7 Years



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Application End date. 10 Jan 2021

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