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Sr. Data Scientist

Raleigh, NC 27603
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Sr. Data Scientist

Location and Travel: Raleigh, NC (Remote Available)

*This role is not able to offer visa transfer or sponsorship now or in the future*

Job Requirements:

  • Identify and build advanced analytics models and solutions for our clients

  • Is part of a team that successfully develops complex algorithms and brings cutting edge innovate to elevate Cognizants ability to create value for clients in areas and through means not immediately apparent to clients

  • Develops Breeds best practices in DS

  • Develops Builds solution accelerators in one or more domain Business

  • Works with the business team to identify the right business objective and data required to answer the same

  • Designs and executes a data collection plan from both structured and unstructured sources that helps in data exploration hypothesis testing and statistical modeling

  • Reviews data analysis and insights which can be articulated to business stakeholders

  • Develops POCs that can be used to generate business decisions

  • Designs and simulates several scenarios through an interactive visualization that deepens the business understanding with underlying trends and root causes

  • Develops hypothesis for testing in consultation with Domain SME and Business teams

  • Understand and execute wide range of client requirements in terms of data modeling machine learning statistical analysis algorithm development analysis planning etc

  • Stakeholder Management

  • Design qualitative quantitative research instruments methods example machine learning models surveys interviews etc to capture the data if required

  • Integrate qualitative and quantitative information to create insights

  • Design development of new statistical algorithms

  • Run various statistical analysis on the data collected from different sources to derive business insights and evaluate the business risks based on the statistical analysis

  • Project Management

  • Ensure that the work goes ahead in a way that conforms to DS delivery framework and fulfills all outputs specifically outlined by stakeholders

  • Work with Business Operations and Delivering teams on designing building and deploying data analysis systems for large data sets

  • Identifies risks to project execution and works with stakeholders to mitigate the same

  • Execute the design analysis or evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards practices procedures and product program requirements

  • Data Analytics and Reporting

  • Explore and examine data from multiple disparate sources

  • Prepare a data collection plan from both structured and unstructured sources

  • Collaborate and co ordinate with Technology and Business teams for all data needs

  • Expert level proficiency in data handling SQL Data Discovery Profiling

  • Perform exploratory data analysis and generate insights

  • Validate hypothesis developed during exploration phase

  • Present initial results to business stakeholders and identify the next steps

  • Design experiments with test and validate multiple hypothesis to meet exceed expectations of customer due to the dynamic environment

  • Data Modelling

  • Create models using one or more of the platforms like R SAS Python Matlab

  • Model creation would involve one or more of the following techniques

  • All of that covered under Senior data Scientists the following

  • Collaborative Filtering

  • Optimization

  • Neural Networks Deep Learning

  • Geospatial Analytics

  • Genetic programming

  • Testing and validating the model

  • Deriving insights and recommendations from the models

  • Performing data visualization and presentation to clients

  • Innovation Thought Leadership


  • Masters in Computer Science/Math/Statistics, with Specialization in NLP (good to have)

  • Hands-on experience in building Recommendation Engine using machine learning algorithms such as user-based, item-based collaborative filtering etc. Experience with Education domain will be preferred.

  • Exploratory data analyses and investigations.

  • Working with team to build machine learning techniques that covers text processing, feature engineering

  • Work to provide alternative approaches to improve the performance/ quality

  • Work to handle data at large scale such as Google Big Query and able to process it efficiently

  • Hands-on knowledge of Python programming is must

  • Experience with (un)supervised learning algorithms on text data

  • Good understanding of Deep Learning architecture and framework

  • Experience of working on text search, WordNet, Wikipedia, information extraction, lexicon creation, POS tagging, syntactic parsing in multiple languages is preferred

  • Good hands-on exposure in Tensorflow (not only Keras)

  • Familiarity with the Linux programming environment and open source tools and technologies

Cognizant is committed to veteran and military communities. Cognizant has been often recognized as a military friendly employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our business resource group Veterans Network assists our military associates in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to demonstrate the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence.

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.). Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 1000, and the Fortune 500 and we are among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world.

Our strength is built on our ability to work together. Our diverse backgrounds offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. It encourages lively discussions, inspires thought leadership, and helps us build better solutions for our clients. We want someone who thrives in this setting and is inspired to craft significant solutions through true teamwork.

Technical Skills

SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd.
1 Machine Learning PL1 Required

* Proficiency Legends

Proficiency Level Generic Reference
PL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels.
PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects.
PL3 The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects.
PL4 The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill.

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Posted: 2021-01-05 Expires: 2021-02-03
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