Job Title – Lead Data Scientist
The Purpose of This Role
This role involves working with senior stakeholders in understanding and identifying the business requirements and needs in the areas of Big Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence. Scanning the fast paced external and internal environments in these areas, developing futuristic ideas that would benefit the firm and leading implementation of mathematical/AI models/algorithms/solutions to bring those ideas to life. Specific experience in AI areas like deep learning, genetic algorithms will be an advantage.
Individual in this role is expected to work with multiple stakeholders and teams, have excellent knowledge and experience of recent developments and work in a self-directed manner in ambiguously defined need areas.
The Value You Deliver
Improve customer experience, top line and bottom line of the business by identifying growth and efficiency opportunities
Analyze structured and unstructured data using data mining/statistical/machine learning/deep learning tools, Data visualization, Digital/ Web analytics tools and techniques and story telling.
Managing business partner / stakeholder engagement
Participating in / leading interactions with middle and senior level management
The Skills that are Key to this role
Technical / Behavioral
Expertise in Machine Learning models:
Expert in handling various data types and structures: structured, unstructured, voice, static versus streaming data. Extensive prior experience in integrating data
Possess extensive knowledge of and experience in applying data mining and machine learning, deep learning and Reinforcement learning techniques
Expertise in Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Natural Language Understanding (NLU) techniques
Should have extensive experience with relational, NO-SQL and Graph databases
Interpret, criticize, and debug neural networks (not just implement and evaluate accuracy)
Experience with Generative neural networks such as VAEs
Proficiency in the entire Data Modeling life cycle – From exploratory data analysis to data cleaning to Feature Engineering to Model Building and Validation.
Comfortable with TensorFlow/Theano/PyTorch
Familiarity with foundational model reasoning: bias-variance tradeoff, shrinkage/partial pooling
Able to independently research and apply state-of-the-art deep learning and Bayesian modeling literature
Communicate design decisions, tradeoffs, and findings to technical and non-technical stakeholders
Additional Skills for Model Building
Expert in Python Programming preferably functional programming
Experience in building and deploying models on the cloud
Comfort with Git source control and repo-driven development - continuous integration / continuous deployment
Able to organize code using functional programming concepts, experience with statically typed functional programming a plus
Comfortable working with data platforms independently – able to write REST clients, SQL, PySpark, as needed.
Exposure to containerization/Docker
The Skills that are Good To Have for this role
Advanced theory - optimization, differential geometry, statistical physics, category theory
Advanced functional programming languages - Haskell, Idris and exposure to declarative programming concepts
How Your Work Impacts the Organization
Established in 2006 in India, BA&R is focused on providing customized knowledge services across Fidelity businesses. Key competencies in BA&R include Investment Research, Primary & Secondary Research, Data Modeling, Data Science, AI, Operational Analytics, Digital Analytics, Data Visualization, Campaign Management etc. This position is part of the AI PI COE and Data Science team for Customer Knowledge and Strategic Insights organization.
The Expertise We’re Looking For
4+ years of relevant experience with organizations known for cutting edge/ best-in-class applications of Advanced Analytics, Predictive Modeling and Artificial Intelligence.
Master’s Degree / PhD in a quantitative field (e.g., Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Finance, Operations Research)
Fidelity Investments is one of the world's largest providers of financial services. Headquartered in Boston, US, Fidelity's goal is to make financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want. Privately held for nearly 70 years, Fidelity employs 45,000 associates who are focused on the long-term success of our customers. FMR (Fidelity Management & Research) India is the Global In-house Center of Fidelity Investments. Headquartered at Bangalore, where operations commenced in 2003, FMR India has another fully-functional unit at Chennai. To know more visit : FMR India
Location : Bangalore - EGL
Shift timings: 11:00 AM - 8:00PM
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