Senior Data Scientist

  • Gurugram, Haryana, India
  • Full-time
  • Career Site Team: Data Science

Job Description


As a senior data scientist, you will own Data Science solutions in the realm of Retail Intelligence, for client linked questions and conversations regarding our data, its quality, the insights it yields and how it can be utilised better by them. This role will entail a close connect not just with clients but also with internal stakeholders and leaders in client servicing, delivery and response teams and in GDDC teams. The role calls for a harmonious blend of functional expertise in analytics and the ability to develop a compelling narrative basis for learning from the same. Needless to say, a Senior Data Scientist would need to also exhibit softer skills such as communication, collaboration and influencing to be able to effectively use her/his functional expertise.


  • Own Data Science solutions for client requests and provide initial recommendations for complex client raised issues. 

  • Support Internal and External Clients with the understanding of Data Science design and methodology.

  • Connect with clients  to understand business needs and help offer innovative solutions.

  • Work on creating new solutions, use cases, proof of concept and prototypes by exploring diverse data sets using  tools such as python/r.

  • Understand Nielsen product and services to suggest new solutions for client challenges.

  • Collaborate with other Data Science team units.

  • Automate and develop solutions for existing processes.

  • Innovate and create out of the box solutions by leveraging large and diverse data sets and state of the art technologies.


We would welcome associates  who are :

  • Passionate about innovation and technology

  • Well versed in Statistics and Problem Solving 

  • Able to effectively convey complex concepts to non-experts

  • Intellectually curious and persists to find answers to questions/ learn from past experiences

  • Eager to continuously learn and adapt to changing technologies and tools.

  • Has a good command of written and spoken English.

  • Has good collaborative and interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels.


  • 2-4 years of experience

  • MSc. Statistics / Mathematics or relevant Data Science certification

  • Working knowledge with data visualization tools (e.g. Spotfire, Tableau, etc) and mapping tools.

  • Working knowledge with collaboration tools such as  Google Suite(Googlesite, Google Data Studio), Atlassian, Git,  Bitbucket and Confluence.

  • Familiar with Machine Learning  

  • Familiarity with marketing analytics, including designing experiment  and  consumer behavior analysis

Additional Information

About NielsenIQ 

NielsenIQ is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. We provide consumer packaged goods manufacturers/fast-moving consumer goods and retailers with accurate, actionable information and insights and a complete picture of the complex and changing marketplace that companies need to innovate and grow. Our approach marries proprietary NielsenIQ data with other data sources to help clients around the world understand what’s happening now, what’s happening next, and how to best act on this knowledge.  We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 90 countries, covering more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit

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