Over the past couple of years, the Covid-19 pandemic followed by the intrusion of its variants has has a devastating impact on the global economy. Employment across many industries was under great threat. However, one thing that the catastrophe left unscathed was artificial intelligence. Artificial intelligence came into existence when humans thought of making machines that imitate human behavior. The core aspect of creating AI was to make technology recreate human insights in a better and advanced way.
Artificial intelligence had an eventful decade so far. With 2021 bringing more into play, technology has stronghold its place in every ecosystem. Especially, business organizations are enhancing their AI capabilities to streamline routine processes. Starting from attending to customer queries to powering autonomous vehicles, the influence of artificial intelligence is no joke. Besides, critical fields like healthcare, education, and space are adopting AI to sophisticate their existing features and bring in innovation.
About the Role As our Senior Data Scientist, you'll be an integral player in the Marketplace Data Science team based in Bengaluru. You'll be heavily involved in ideation, research, and building prototypes, and the folks in the Data Science Platform will bring your models to production. Your efforts will directly influence the stability and scalability of Gojek's Marketplace stream, and thus to company's top and bottom line as a whole. What You Will Do Work with Data Scientists, Machine Learning Engineers, and Business Users to build, deploy, and scale Data Science solutions on match-making, supply, pricing problems in Gojek that touch the company's baseline Use your experience in Data Science, Machine Learning, Software Engineering, distributed systems to develop these systems, and work with the platform team to take the systems to production Work with Business teams to continuously refine and improve the systems to cater to ever-changing Gojek needs Design and develop world class Data Science solutions to enhance the current stack of Marketplace algorithms for supply, demand, pricing What You Will Need At least 6 years of experience as a Data Scientist or Machine Learning Engineer, with experience in Python, Golang/Java, and Unix A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Operations Research, or a relevant quantitative field Solid knowledge of Data Science and Machine Learning fundamentals, with proven experience formulating Data Science solutions to business problems Proven ability to recognize business needs and to communicate with multiple stakeholders within the Product Management, Business and Operations teams Experience in taking Data Science models to production Prior academic or industry work experience with forecasting methods like auto-regressive models, Markov models, and Kernel-based methods Prior experience with simulations for modeling the stochastic nature of marketplace supply and demand, and knowledge of the transportation and mobility spaceAbout the Team Our Data Science team consists of over 20 Data Scientists. As Chicken Rice is to the people of Singapore, the Data Science team is to Gojek: providing the nourishment and power to sustain our business from the inside out.
Artificial intelligence is a promising technology, that has made significant changes in the 21st century. Starting from self-driving cars and robotic assistants to automated disease diagnosis and drug discovery, the stronghold of artificial intelligence is no joke. Along with artificial intelligence, data science has also shifted the way we live and work. With the demand for data science and artificial intelligence spiralling, the job market is opening its door to AI and data science jobs. The tech sphere has ensured that artificial intelligence jobs and data science jobs provide limitless opportunities for professionals to explore cutting edge solutions.
Data science is one of the ground-breaking fields for students who have a knack and a keen eye for details in the world of science and technology. Companies are in dire need of aspiring data scientists for proper usage of the continuous flow of real-time data to enhance the business in the competitive world. The future of a company is dependent on data science due to the upsurge of raw data in the tech-savvy era. So, what is the best way to kick-start your career in data science? Analytics Insight has made you a list of seven reputed companies that have vacancies for data science internships.
Roorkee: Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IIT-R) alumnus Dr Sunil Kumar Vuppala has won the prestigious Zinnov Award 2020 for his contribution to the field of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Analytics. Vuppala was from 2004 batch of Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering of IIT-R. The objective of the award is to recognise the contribution of individuals as well as the organisations that enable business innovation along with diversity. Vuppala, a data scientist, is currently serving as the Director of Data Science at Ericsson. "I am elated to have received the award. The tech-driven education at IIT Roorkee laid the foundation for my strong fundamentals in the emerging technologies domain," said Vuppala.
Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) is increasingly adopting the use of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to throw up advanced technological solutions to internal security challenges. The Bengaluru-headquartered company may be known as a radar company, but its embrace of AI technologies is resulting in increasingly smaller but advanced inventions. During a recent interaction at Defexpo 2020 in Lucknow, the company showed DH its new Command Control System (CCS), which can track Persons of Interest (PoI) in public spaces such as airports and railway stations. "The CCS is more than a video monitoring system. Its AI system can determine anomalous behavior, identify persons of interest through their gestures or body language and even gauge their emotional state by scanning their faces," said a BEL officer.
Teikametrics, a leading SaaS provider of AI-powered optimization for brands and sellers on Amazon and Walmart, today announced the completion of a $15 million strategic funding round backed by new and existing investors. The announcement follows Teikametrics' selection as one of Walmart's first exclusive advertising optimization partners, and the addition of Srinivas Guddanti, a 14-year senior Amazon veteran, as its Chief Product Officer. Jump Capital led the round and were joined by follow-on investments from Granite Point Capital, MIT Professor of Econometrics, Jerry Hausman, and the former Head of Growth at Facebook and Uber, Ed Baker. "We're thrilled to lead this new round of capital in Teikametrics," said Michael McMahon, founding partner of Jump Capital. "The Company has grown rapidly, and the success of its proprietary AI technology for Amazon is a strong proof point for a broader ecommerce platform opportunity. The partnership with Walmart is a landmark event and we are excited to fund the expansion of the Teikametrics platform across multiple ecommerce channels."
Data science jobs are one of the highest paying jobs of this decade. The democratization of analytics tools along with the rise in reading resources has drawn more attention towards this thriving sector. In India, data science jobs are on a rise as every company from startup to industry leaders are incorporating algorithmic solutions into their workflows. In this article, we bring you top 10 data science jobs in Bengaluru -- the Silicon Valley of India. This job is for those who like to write smart algorithms and deal with complex problems that require a mix of AI/ML, big data, computer vision, NLP and a dash of probability and statistics to solve.
Automation Anywhere, a global leader in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), today announced the acqui-hire of product engineering start-up Cathyos Labs to support the company's expansion and product innovation. Cathyos Labs specializes in product development, automation, RPA and predictive analytics. Through the acqui-hire, Automation Anywhere will strengthen its engineering team to increase product development, support and delivery for customers in India and across the region. Cathyos Labs is the first talent led acquisition by Automation Anywhere. Throughout India, acqui-hires are becoming common as organizations purchase a company in order to acquire or gain access to its employees, but not necessarily the company's products and services.