Job title: Applied Scientist
Company: Rakuten India Enterprises Private Limited
Job description: Job Description : Job Description Business Overview Rakuten is the one of the largest internet services company globally and provides more than 70 services spanning eCommerce, finance, telecommunication, sports and much more to approx. 1.4 billion c
Job Description : Job Description Business Overview Rakuten is the one of the largest internet services company globally and provides more than 70 services spanning eCommerce, finance, telecommunication, sports and much more to approx. 1.4 billion customers worldwide. Following the strategic vision ‘Rakuten as a data-driven membership company’, we are expanding our data activities across our multiple Rakuten group companies. Department Overview Rakuten Research:Automation, better than human.In order to surpass human intelligence, we must first observe and deeply understand the nuances of human behaviors and actions. As the R&D organization of the Rakuten Group, we research and develop technologies and algorithms to create new, valuable services. Group/Team Overview With more than 70 different services in the Rakuten Group globally, our data science teams cover diverse initiatives in both the online and offline worlds. Offline Geo data and Geo Science applications are key to the optimization and overall success in fields including Logistics, Site Planning, Area Marketing and improving Customer Experience. The Geo Science Team creates algorithms and builds new Geo Intelligence layers to better understand offline activity to support many Rakuten Group services. Why We Hire We are looking for talented applied scientists with a strong research background in at least one of the related fields (user behavior, AI for marketing, AI for fintech, geo-spatial data or advanced algorithm development) and a strong motivation to join an exciting team that is constantly evolving and pushing the envelope on AI and its applications. Position Details Lead research projects Lead scientific discussion with other research scientists to develop state-of-the-art algorithms and implement prototypes Define short/middle-term direction of projects while aligning with business, product and engineering team Work with Project Management team to gather business requirements, define suitable KPIs and guide members on how to validate if the solution(s) built meets/exceeds the requirements/KPIs Support engineering teams and product teams to adapt prototypes in production Support junior-level research scientists Contribute to the advancement of science via writing papers, attending conferences and submitting patent proposals Mandatory Qualifications: Doctoral degree in computer science, mathematics, physics, econometrics or equivalent practical experience Strong publication record in area of machine learning, data mining and related research fields or have experience of productizing research outcomes in an industry English fluency and ability to communicate effectively with researchers, engineers, and business people Strong programming experience in one or more of the following: Python, R, Scala, Java, C, C++ Self-motivated and willingness to take challenges to new technologies, research problems and services Desired Qualifications: Passion for contributing to businesses by applying innovative solutions to real world problems Ability to maintaining science and engineering excellence in a team 2+ years of experience leading a team of scientists Development experience in Unix/Linux Experience in distributed computing such as Spark and Hadoop Open Positions: 1 Location: Bangaluru, Karnataka, India Education/Qualification: Masters/PhD
Location: Bangalore, Karnataka
Job date: Thu, 10 Feb 2022 23:10:32 GMT
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