ReNew Power

Data Scientist


Job Description

As a Data Scientist in ReD, you will be responsible for providing simple and intuitive solutions to the most complex problems in renewables industry. This will involve building machine learning and deep learning models which are coupled with contextual business knowledge. You will work with a world-class team of site managers, subject experts, data engineers and data scientists to build the next generation data-driven renewable company. Further responsibilities will include

  • Implement data science solutions which may involve machine learning or data science techniques to increase and optimize outputs
  • Acquire extensive knowledge of renewables industry practices and implement tailor made techniques to solve problems relevant to the same
  • Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of data sources and data gathering techniques
  • Work closely with business and site teams to identify opportunities for leveraging data to drive business solutions
  • Create data trails to monitor pre-define KRAs and work relentlessly to improve them

Our Ideal candidate -

  • Good programming and logical skills
  • Working knowledge of R or Python programming language. Exposure to distributed and cloud computing is a plus
  • Knowledge of statistical approaches, incl. advanced machine learning techniques (e.g. Linear Regression, Logistic regression, Generalized Linear Model, Sampling Techniques, Time Series Analysis, Decision trees, Clustering, Principal Component Analysis, Factor Analysis, CART, Random Forest, Support Vector Machine, Gradient Boosting, XGBoost, Neural Networks, multivariate analysis, stochastic models, and sampling methods) and/or optimization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to learn and implement new technologies quickly
  • Ability to uncover data trends to gain insights about expected behaviour and perform actions accordingly (prescriptive analytics)
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills with an analytical mind-set and go-getter attitude

Programming skills -

  • Basic knowledge of at least 1 programming language - Python or R
  • Algorithms - Theoretical knowledge of at least 3-4 algorithms
  • Hands on implementation - Developed at least 1-2 models

Functional/ Domain expertise -

  • Worked for at least 3 years as part of an analytics team responsible for model building and deployment

Communication skills -

  • Basic level of articulation of theoretical concepts
  • Ability to communicate with cross functional roles

Teamwork -

  • Displays ability to work both as an individual and as a self-motivated team player
  • Has worked in large teams with an agile setup in the past

Key Skills

Cloud computing; Renewable energy; Neural networks; Analytical; Machine learning; Agile; linear regression; Business solutions; Multivariate analysis; Python

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