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Started at - 07 Dec 2018 8:00 PM IST
Ended at - 10 Dec 2018 10:00 AM IST
Duration - 2 days 14 hours
ZS Data Science Intern Contest


Job Profile

Data Science Internship

Location

Bengaluru - India

CTC

Best in Industry


About Contest

ZS is looking for Data Science Enthusaiasts !

Are you ready to expand your comfort zone and reach the Zenith in Data Science?

Are you enthusiastic enough to solve real-world problems in Data Science?

Do you have what it takes to work in big teams with the best minds?

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Job Description

Data Science Intern at ZS


ZS is the world’s largest firm focused exclusively on helping companies improve overall performance and grow revenue and market share through end-to-end sales and marketing solutions—from customer insights and strategy to analytics, operations, and technology. Over 6,000 global ZSers in more than 20 offices worldwide draw on deep industry and domain expertise to deliver impact for clients across multiple industries, including consumer products, energy, high-tech, insurance, medical products and services, and pharmaceuticals.


ZS’ India Capability and Expertise Centers house more than 3,000 ZS people across three offices in Pune, New Delhi, and Bengaluru. Our teams collaborate with onshore colleagues to serve our clients and their customers in the areas of business consulting, business operations, business technology, and software development.


ZS' Business Consulting Group delivers solutions to a broad spectrum of marketing and sales challenges. We also help our clients transform their marketing and sales organizations to implement these solutions. Our solutions and recommendations are based on rigorous research and analysis underpinned by deep expertise and thought Leadership.


About Advanced Data Science (ADS)
ZS’s Advanced Data Science group is focused on creating practical impact for clients across various industries such as Healthcare and Bio-Tech, Hi-Tech & Telecommunication, Financial Services and Travel through advanced analytics and emerging data sources. Emerging datasets include both unstructured datasets (for example, text, voice, image, etc.) and semi-structured datasets (for example, patient-level records). Advanced analytical techniques span a range of innovative machine learning, artificial intelligence, advanced statistics, and optimization
approaches.
Being part of the ADS group at ZS will be an opportunity for you to work on cutting-edge solutions, utilizing new age data sources to shape innovations across multiple areas, for our clients and the broader ZS community.


Job Description
ZS pioneers in sales force and marketing analytics – applying optimization techniques to sales force and marketing investment problems. We have grown significantly and are now recognized global leaders in sales and marketing consulting.
A key enabler of our services is leveraging data in delivering client solutions. The data available about customers is getting richer and the problems that our customers are trying to answer continue to evolve. In our endeavor to stay ahead in providing solutions to these evolving complex problems, ZS has set up an Advanced Data Science which has three major focus areas:
1. Research the evolving datasets and advanced analytical techniques to develop new offerings/solutions
2. Deliver client impact by collaboratively implementing these solutions
3. Provide thought leadership by developing the ZS Point of View in this space
The Data Science Intern will play a critical role in designing, developing and implementing analytical techniques on large, complex, structured and unstructured data sets (including big data) to help the client make better decisions in sales and marketing space, with guidance from Data Science leadership.

Specific Responsibilities Include:
1. Developing advanced algorithms that solve problems of large dimensionality in a computationally efficient and statistically effective manner
2. Implementing statistical and data mining techniques e.g. hypothesis testing, machine learning, and retrieval processes on a large amount of data to identify trends, figures and other relevant information
3. Collaborating with clients and other ZS stakeholders to effectively integrate and communicate analysis findings


Qualifications:
1. Educational background of BE/ B.Tech / BS (stats) from a premier institute


Key Competencies:
1. Substantial experience in Machine Learning
2. Knowledge of big data/ advanced analytics concepts and algorithms – text mining, social listening, recommender systems, predictive modeling, etc.
3. Knowledge of programming - Java/Python/R
4. Exposure to tools/platforms - Hadoop ecosystem and DB systems
5. Agile project planning and project management skills
6. Excellent communication skills
7. Domain knowledge/expertise (Healthcare/Travel/Hi-tech/Insurance) is preferred though not mandatory


Approach to work:
1. Research focused mindset with strong attention to detail
2. Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
3. High motivation, good work ethic, and maturity.

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PRIZES

Internship opportunities for Top Performers




ABOUT ZS

ZS is the world’s largest firm focused exclusively on helping companies improve overall performance and grow revenue and market share through end-to-end sales and marketing solutions—from customer insights and strategy to analytics, operations and technology. Over 6,000 global ZSers in more than 20 offices worldwide draw on deep industry and domain expertise to deliver impact for clients across multiple industries, including consumer products, energy, high-tech, insurance, medical products and services, and pharmaceuticals.


With over 3,000 professionals, ZS offices in New Delhi, Pune and Bengaluru comprise the Capability and Expertise Center, enabling collaboration across global offices to create client impact in the areas of business consulting, business operations, business technology and software development. To learn more, visit http://www.zs.com or the Life at ZS blog.

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