Senior Data Scientist - {Hyderabad, India}

Job Description:

Kline, a global management consulting and market research firm, is looking for a Senior Data Scientist. This data science professional will help interpret and draw inferences from the information hidden in vast amounts of data, both internal and external, to make more meaningful and insightful decisions that will enable the delivery of better products and services. This veteran technologist should have a minimum of five (5) years of experience working in the data science field or 8+ years of experience working in the analytics, modelling, visualization and/or other ancillary data science sub-field(s).

The ideal candidate will come from a services firm engaged in Business Intelligence/Market Research or Business/Management Consulting with a focus on Data Management, Knowledge Services, and Business Analytics.

This individual is expected to: use modern technology and state-of-the-art data mining & analysis techniques to conduct statistical and quantitative analyses and build high-quality prediction systems integrated with Kline’s product and service portfolio, build and enhance predictive modelling data products via proprietary models, utilize machine learning to build competitive recommendation engines comparable to those employed by service firms, and guide and grow the data science team.

Candidates must have excellent English verbal and written communication skills.


  • Data mining and analysis using state-of-the-art methods
  • Selecting features, building and optimizing classifiers using machine learning techniques
  • Creating automated anomaly detection systems and tracking their performance
  • Enhancing data collection procedures to include relevant information for analytic solutions
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analyses
  • Interacting with and utilizing Azure cloud databases and on-prem Microsoft databases
  • Conducting ad-hoc analysis and presenting results using modern data visualizers
  • Interfacing with global business team to conceptualize and design key offerings
  • Guiding and growing the data science team

Skills and Qualifications

  • Significant knowledge of developing machine learning models and applying advanced analytics solutions to solve complex business problems
  • Strong proficiency with programming languages: R, Python, Scala, Java, SQL, or equivalent
  • Strong proficiency with common data science toolkits: SAS, SPSS Modeler, R, WEKA, or equivalent
  • Strong proficiency with applied statistics, such as statistical testing, regression analysis, and multivariate analysis
  • Experience constructing and executing queries to extract data in support of Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) and model development
  • Experience with unsupervised and supervised machine learning techniques, methods and algorithms: K-means, K-nearest neighbor, Naïve Bayes, Hierarchical, Deep Belief Networks, Principal Component Analysis, etc.
  • Experience working with large-scale, cloud-based data sets and databases, both unstructured (e.g., Cosmos DB, MongoDB, Snowflake) and structured (e.g., SQL Server, Oracle, Snowflake) as well as both qualitative (text) and quantitative (numeric) information
  • Experience with big data technologies (e.g., Hadoop, HIVE, HDFS, HBase, MapReduce, Spark, Kafka, Sqoop) to perform data mining, analysis, and training set construction
  • Experience with automated classification, categorization, pattern recognition and extraction, and entity resolution (e.g., record linking, named entity matching, deduplication/ disambiguation)
  • Experience working in a team and deploying solutions in an iterative or Agile/DevOps environment using lifecycle management methods and tools
  • Experience with visualization tools and techniques (e.g., Periscope, Business Objects, D3, ggplot2, Tableau, SAS Visual Analytics, Power BI)
  • Experience with design and development of client-facing analytic solutions
  • Familiarity with market research and/or management consulting industries is a plus
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Azure services and tools is a plus
  • Degree in Statistics/Quantitative Analyses, Computer Science, Mathematics, Operations Research, or other related technical fields with equivalent practical experience
  • Strong communications skills

Kline offers…

  • A world-class international work environment located in Hyderabad, India
  • A dynamic, multi-cultural team and collegial work atmosphere
  • Practical use of English and valuable work experience with a well-established consulting and market research firm

Kline & Company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package in a supportive work environment. Interested and qualified candidates should apply by submitting their resumes and salary history/salary requirements via our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V