Senior Data Scientist- Recommendations


Bangalore, IN
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Data Science
  • Post Date: 06/09/2021
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  • Company Address: Tower D, 9th Floor, IBC Knowledge Park, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore – 560029, India

About Swiggy

Swiggy went from just 2 neighbourhoods in Bangalore in 2014 to become India’s largest on-demand delivery platform! We have made our mark in 500+ cities and our fleet of Delivery Partners has reached a staggering 2.25 lakh+ individuals, who are hard at work to offer unparalleled convenience for our consumers.

Job Description

About The Team

The Data Science team at Swiggy builds innovative data science products that power unique customer experiences beginning from the time you launch the app until the order is delivered. This team builds state of the art Machine Learning/Deep Learning models at scale.


Job Responsibilities

As a Senior Data Scientist in the Recommendations & Ranking team, you will work on problems that impact millions of customers. As part of this team, you will 

● Formulate and implement innovative solutions to business problems using state of the art Machine Learning/Deep Learning models

● Leverage Swiggy’s rich data at scale to build deeply personalised recommendation systems

● Leverage our mature ML infrastructure to deploy Deep Learning models and conduct experiments 

● Work with and mentor fellow Data Scientists 

● Contribute and co-own the product roadmap


Desired Candidate 

● Masters/PhD in Computer Science or related field

●A minimum of 6 years of industry experience with Data Science in product based organisations, including a minimum of 1 year experience in shipping recommendation/personalization models in high-throughput, low-latency settings

● Strong Machine Learning fundamentals along with deep experience with Deep Learning

● Strong problem formulation and solving skills. 

● Prior experience with working on terabyte-scale data in a Spark environment and strong coding skills in Python, SQL, TensorFlow is required. Exposure to Scala is preferred.

● Good written and verbal communication skills

● Good product thinking and ability to map customer-backward problems to ML-led solutions


About Swiggy

Founded in 2014, Swiggy is India’s leading on-demand delivery platform with a vision to elevate the quality of life for the urban consumer by offering unparalleled convenience — through services like Food Delivery, Swiggy Stores, Swiggy Genie, Culinary Businesses such as Access, Brandworks and Private Brands. The platform connects consumers to over 1,60,000 Restaurant Partners across 520+ Cities. Using innovative technology and deep consumer insights, Swiggy is committed to provide a hassle-free, fast and reliable delivery experience. Every order delivered by Swiggy’s fleet of 2.4 lakh + active Delivery Partners — the largest in India ensures a host of customer-centric features like lightning-fast delivery, no minimum order value, live order tracking, and 24/7 customer support, to name a few.  


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