Top Companies Hiring Data Scientists in India

This article was originally published on The CutShort Blog.

Data scientists are hot in demand. And why not – every company today is looking to apply data science to go up the value chain.  This noise also means that if you are a data scientist, it’s difficult to identify the top companies and startups hiring for data science jobs in India.

So look no further. This post will always have an extensive list of top companies and startups hiring for data science jobs in India.

Here are the top companies hiring data scientists:

Busigence Technologies

Busigence is a data intelligence company which makes top data products that help in augmenting people decision abilities. They have designed a self-learning-self-service intelligent system. In the last 6 years, they have launched 3 products namely EmmoQ, Robonate & Humanizer.

Started in 2012, Busigence is headquartered in Chicago with India centre at Bengaluru. It was founded by Pranav & Prashant who were driven by a simple thought “ Information is not knowledge and knowledge is not wisdom”.

Here’s a video where Pranay, Founder & C.E.O- Busigence Technologies is talking about what they look for in a candidate when they hire.

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Happay

Happay was founded in 2012 with a vision that paying someone should be as easy as sending a text message. Happay soon forayed into business expense management as they found it to be a bigger problem to solve.

Happay is now one of the leading spend management companies in India. It provides automated solutions for petty cash management, travel and expense management, prepaid cards for business expense, international expense card and more.

Hiring team at Happay prefers candidates who are good in R programming, Python, PostgreSQL, MySQL, database design development and segmentation techniques.

Sigmoid

Sigmoid is one of the fastest growing product based Big Data company in India. It is aimed towards helping enterprises in making a data-driven decision through super fast insights at petabyte scale.

Sigmoid was founded in 2013 and emerged as a key player in the advanced analytics field. It is backed by Sequoia capital, experienced professionals and advisors.

Working as a data scientist at Sigmoid is a great learning experience as you get to work with top of the line techies, speakers at Apache conferences and pioneers in Big Data. Leading organisations across industry verticals are currently using Sigmoid’s platform in production to create success stories.

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Walmart Labs

Walmart Labs is a privately held company based out of Mountain View, California. Walmart helps people around the world save money and live better -anytime and anywhere.

Walmart Labs in Bengaluru is the part of Walmart’s Global Data and Analytics Platforms (GDAP) team which is also located in Brazil & USA. It provides Data Foundation Infrastructure, Visualization Portal, ML Platform, Customer platform and Data Science products that form part of core platforms and services that drive Walmart business.

The group also develops analytical products for several verticals like supply chain, pricing, customer, HR etc. Working at Scale is every data scientist’s dream right?

Quantiphi Inc

Quantiphi Inc was founded in 2013 with a belief that AI & ML being transformative in nature will create the next quantum gain in customer experience and unit economics of businesses.

Soon, it became a category-defining Data Science and ML software and services company. Quantiphi focused on helping organizations translate the big promises of Big Data & ML into quantifiable business impact. Quantiphi helps clients find the hidden value from data through a unique blend of business acumen, big data & ML.

Generally, we have seen that Quantiphi looks for folks good in ML, R, Tableau, Python (SciPy, NumPy), SAS & Mahout. Also, it’s important to know that Quantiphi only hires from tier 1 colleges (IIT, NIT, BITS, REC, ISI, BIT, IISC, IIIT etc).

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Mate Labs

Mate labs have built a product — Mateverse which makes it easy for Data Science rookies to use ML in their projects and applications. Basically, they have made machine learning & deep learning available for all.

Companies Hiring Data Scientists

With Mateverse’s simple interface, users can create and train models which can easily be implemented into their program using a few API calls. They are solving a unique problem of algorithm & hyperparameter selection.

We have observed that Mate Labs prefers to hire those data science professionals who are strong in ML (Regression(MUST), Classification, Clustering), Scikit-learn, Keras, Tensorflow, Pandas, Numpy & ARIMA(Time-series forecasting).

Tracxn

Founded in 2013, Tracxn is a funded company based in Bengaluru. It has more than 250 employees currently. It is on a mission to create the worlds largest analyst team tracking startups for Venture Capital Firms, Investment Banks, Corporate Developments and Universities.

Companies Hiring Data Scientists

It helps VCs & investors by tracking and analyzing startups across 230+ sectors covering Enterprise Applications, Retail, AdTech, HealthTech Life Sciences, FinTech, Energy and more.

Couture

Couture is a customized AI platform that helps largest global enterprises implement specific vertical targeted products build on top of their patent-pending ML and deep learning innovations.

Companies Hiring Data Scientists

Companies like Reliance Jio & multiple European retailers have already licensed their product to empower real-time tailored experiences for their 200 million + end users.

Shobhit Agarwal, Cofounder & CTO- Couture.ai is actively looking for smart data science folks with expertise in Tensorflow, Spark, Kafka, Kubernetes, ElasticSearch/Solr, Druid or Statistics /mathematical innovations.

Crediwatch

Crediwatch provides amplifies intelligence for businesses and companies by using Machine Learning (ML), NLP & data visualisation.  Crediwatch is basically an online data bank which uses advanced computational techniques to give you real-time insights on a customer, competitor or vendor.

Companies Hiring Data Scientists

Crediwatch has received accolades in Citibank Tech4Integrity challenge (worldwide), Barclays Rise accelerator and Tech30 by YourStory to name a few.

We have seen that Crediwatch prefers hiring folks who are strong with R programming, Python, TensorFlow & NLP.

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So, these were the trending openings for companies which are hiring data scientists listed on CutShort – you can directly apply to connect the respective hiring teams. To know more about data science, check out the PG Diploma program in Data Science offered by IIIT-Bangalore and UpGrad.

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