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Manager- Data Science

Location: Pune, MH.
Company Description:

Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. For more than 30 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. The agency’s heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights that drive people-based marketing strategies. Its combined strengths in performance media, customer experience, customer relationship management, loyalty, and enterprise marketing technology drive improved marketing results and competitive advantage. With 9,600+ employees, Merkle is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, with 50+ additional offices throughout the US, EMEA, and APAC. In 2016, the agency joined dentsu. For more information, visit us at www.merkleinc.com.

We are 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 a Manager – Data Science in our team.

Job Description:

What you’ll do at Merkle Sokrati?

Managerial Roles:

  • Lead a team of data scientists
  • Interact with clients to understand the business challenge, convert it into analytics driven solution
  • Train the team of junior data scientists to upskill them in AIML

Hands-on Roles:

  • Use statistical methods to analyze data and generate useful business reports
  • Analyze client data using EDA and provide actionable insights to improve processes and present them successfully to management using a reporting tool
  • Use data to create AI&ML models to solve complex business problems
  • Provide support for ad hoc requests from the Business Users
  • Provide support for Analytics Processes monitoring and troubleshooting
  • Identify, evaluate and implement external services and tools to support data validation and cleansing
  • 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 PowerPoints, reports, dashboards and models
  • Independently determine the appropriate approach for new assignments
  • Complete a variety of atypical assignments
  • Builds knowledge of the organization, processes and customers
  • Primary Skills:
    • Someone who is inquisitive and has great problem-solving skills o 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: 
    • 3+ years core data science/analytics experience
    • Hands-on experience of building statistical models like regression, decision tree, random forests and other AI/ML models is a must
  • Tools Expertise:
  •  Experience using
    • R/Python/SAS
    •  SQL
    • Advanced Excel
    • ML building and deployment using AWS/GCP
    • Exposure to BI tools(Tableau/Power BI/Qlik etc.) is a plus
    • Understanding about GA360/Adobe/Datorama/CDP/DMP 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

More Information:

Graduate Opportunities: Whether you're still studying, recently graduated or are already working and fancy a career hop, we could have a perfect opportunity for you.
Experienced Hires: Leverage your expertise, challenge the status quo and grow your career at Merkle.