Data Scientist (Telco)

Gurgaon, India
Payment – Payments India - Data Science /
Full-time /
About PayU 
PayU, a leading payment and Fintech company in 50+ high-growth markets throughout Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, part of Prosus group, one of the largest technology investors in the world is redefining the way people buy and sell online for our 300.000+ merchants and millions of consumers. 

As a leading online payment service provider, we deploy more than 400 payment methods and PCI-certified platforms to process approximately 6 million payments every single day. 

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Roles and Responsibilities:

    • As a part of the Global Credit Risk and Data Analytics team, this person will be responsible for carrying out analytical initiatives which will be as follows: -
    • Dive into the data and identify patterns
    • Development of end-to-end ML models leveraging different type of data sources – Telco,
    • Payments, Social Media etc.
    • Working on Big Data to develop analytical solutions
    • Collaborate with various stakeholders (e.g. tech, product) to understand and design best
    • solutions which can be implemented
    • Working on cutting-edge techniques e.g. machine learning and deep learning models

Requirements to be successful in this role:

    • Degree (BE / B.Tech / MS, PhD or equivalent) in Computer Science, Mathematics, Operational
    • Research, Statistics or Natural Sciences
    • At least 2 years of work experience on building ML models using telecom datasets
    • Strong problem-solving skills with an emphasis on product development.
    • Work with and create data architectures.
    • A very clear understanding of probability and statistics, analytical approach to problem solving,and capability to think critically on a diverse array of problems
    • Supervised Machine Learning Algorithms: Predictive Analytics, Logistic Regression, Bayesian Approach, Decision Trees, Support Vector Machines. Bagging and Boosting algorithms – Random Forest, XGboost, Catboost, Neural Networks etc.
    • Understanding of advanced algorithms (i.e. Deep Learning, Probabilistic Graph Models) will be good to have
    • Familiarity with statistical methods such as hypothesis testing, forecasting, time series analysis, etc - gained through work experience or graduate level education
    • Experience with relational databases NoSQL databases such as MongoDB, Elastic Search, Redis or any graph database
    • Skilled at data visualization and presentation
    • Most importantly, an inquisitive mind, an ability for self-learning and abstraction along with a
    • risk appetite for experimentation and failure
    • Strong problem solving and understand and execute complex analysis
    • Experience in Python, Spark and SQL is a must
    • Familiarity with the best practices of Data Science
₹36,00,000 - ₹38,00,000 a year
About us
At PayU, we are a global fintech investor and our vision is to build a world without financial borders where everyone can prosper. We give people in high-growth markets the financial services and products they need to thrive. Our expertise in 18 high-growth markets enables us to extend the reach of financial services. This drives everything we do, from investing in technology entrepreneurs, to offering credit to underserved individuals, to helping merchants buy, sell and operate online. Being part of Prosus, one of the largest technology investors in the world, gives us the presence and expertise to make a real impact. Find out more 

Our Commitment To Building A Diverse And Inclusive Workforce 
As a global and multi-cultural organization with varied ethnicities thriving across locations, we realize that our responsibility towards fulfilling the D&I commitment is huge. Therefore, we continuously strive to create a diverse, inclusive and safe environment, for all of our people, communities and customers. Our leaders are committed to create an inclusive work culture which enables transparency, flexibility and unbiased attention to each and every PayUneer so they can succeed, irrespective of gender, color or personal faith. An environment where every person feels they belong, that they are listened to, and where they are empowered to speak up. At PayU we have zero tolerance towards any form of prejudice whether a specific race, ethnicity, or of persons with disabilities or the LGBTQ communities.