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Sr. Manager-Data Science

Location: Pune, MH.
Company Description:

Merkle | Sokrati, a leader in Digital Marketing and Analytics, managing Digital Marketing campaigns for several large brand clients in India. We are currently a 1250+ people team; and growing extremely fast to gain more market share and roll out even cooler technology solutions in Digital Advertising space. 

In pursuit of this, we seek to hire an Senior Manager-Data Science in our team. 

Job Description:

What you’ll do at Merkle | Sokrati? 

Managerial Roles: 

Lead a team of data scientists, data analysts and CDP analysts 

Interact with clients to understand the business challenge, convert it into analytics driven solution 

Builds a strong team of data scientists, data analysts, BI experts, CDP professionals 

Train the team of junior data scientists to upskill them in AI/ML 

Hands-on Roles: 

Hands-on work, project delivery of Advanced analytics/ML/AI projects to solve complex business problems 

Identify, evaluate, and implement external services and tools to support data validation and cleansing 

Analyze client data using EDA and provide actionable insights to improve processes and present them successfully to management using a reporting tool 

Use statistical methods to analyze data and generate useful business reports 

Strong Analytical, Problem solving & critical thinking skills 

Handle client interaction, client negotiations and build strong documentation 

Provide support for ad hoc requests from the Business Users 

Provide support for Analytics Processes monitoring and troubleshooting 

Liaise with internal and external clients to fully understand data content 

Gather, understand, and document detailed business requirements using appropriate tools and techniques 

Support in creating client presentations, sales pitches, design dashboards 

Independently determine the appropriate approach for new assignments 

Complete a variety of atypical assignments 



What we are looking for? 

Minimum Qualifications 

Masters in Statistics, applied mathematics, Computer Science, or related discipline 

Project management in multiple disciplines experience 

Exceptional communication and negotiation skills 

Interpersonal skills – team builder, self-driven, minimal supervision, strategic thinker 

People and client management skills 

Exposure of working for Automobile, BFSI, Entertainment industry is a plus 


Primary Skills:  

Someone who is inquisitive and has great problem-solving skills 

Ability to own projects and work independently once given a direction 

Experience working directly with business users to build reports, dashboards and solving business questions with data 


Core Skills:  

6-8 years core data science/analytics experience 

Excellent knowledge in statistical techniques such and advanced machine learning algorithms- Regression, Decision Tree, Random Forest, Clustering, Time Series, XG-boost, MTA, MMM, churn prediction, lead scoring 

Good Knowledge in Deep Learning Algorithms such as CNN, RNN & LSTM (is a plus)  


Tools Expertise:  

Experience using  

R, Python, SAS, SPSS, Advanced Excel 

SQL, HIVE, Presto 

ML building and deployment using AWS/GCP 

Exposure to BI tools (Tableau/Power BI/Qlik, Datorama etc.) is a plus 

Understanding about GA360/Adobe/Datorama/CDP/DMP/MDP etc. is  plus 

Additional Information:

What’s on Offer:

  • An opportunity to work with one of India’s most promising companies in a genuine growth hacking role
  • Unparalleled learning opportunities in the company of ridiculously smart folks with very high levels of expertise in their respective functions
  • Fantastically transparent, vibrant and positive work culture


Feel like a good fit? We would love to have a chat with you!

At Merkle Sokrati, we don't insist on any paid certification as a part of the hiring process.

More Information:

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