Data Science Engineer

Gurugram, Full time

Who we are

Launched in 2007 in Gurgaon, India by Aloke Bajpai and Rajnish Kumar, ixigo is India’s leading travel search marketplace, connecting over 80 million travellers with content & deals from over 25,000 online & offline travel & hospitality businesses. ixigo aggregates and compares real-time travel information, prices & availability for flights, trains, buses, cabs, hotels, packages & destinations.

Ixigo’s mission is to simplify the lives of travellers by building apps that make their travel search and planning hassle-free and it has won several awards in its journey, including the TiE-Lumis Entrepreneurial Excellence Award and the NASSCOM Top-10 Emerge Award. ixigo’s investors include Sequoia Capital India, Fosun Kinzon Capital, SAIF Partners, MakeMyTrip & Micromax

Role & Responsibility

As a Data Science engineer you will own the end-to-end reporting for ixigo by using data from multiple sources. You will work closely across teams to build automated reporting tools using machine learning techniques to provide visibility into our data, find insights, and provide recommendations, allowing them to make better decisions, faster.

Build dashboards and reports to drive awareness and understanding of metrics and experiment results

This position will be based out of Gurgaon location and will directly reports to VP - Growth

Skills & Qualifications:

  • At least an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering, preferably from IITs/Top RECs
  • 0-2 years of experience at cutting edge organizations or startups
  • Experience with e business/e commerce applications and business environment is a must
  • Any experience with internet companies or the travel industry will be a plus

Must have

  • Must have worked on Intermediate level R/Python for data cleaning and analysis
  • Working knowledge of SQL/mongoDB and other databases is required
  • Experience on ETL and scripting on Linux platform
  • Should have used Dashboarding/Visualisation tools

Good to have

  • Exposure on Web scraping (Selenium / BeautifulSoup)
  • Working knowledge of Spark / SparkR / pySpark
  • Experience on Text Mining and NLP techniques

Compensation: Commensurate to skills & experience; comparable to the best in the industry.

Culture: ixigems enjoy a fun and rewarding work atmosphere. We do not believe in hierarchies, and we encourage communication and constructive collaboration. We believe in the personal growth of individuals, creative approaches to solve real-world problems, and questioning the status quo!

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