• Manager Data Science Islamabad
  • Telenor in Islamabad, , Pakistan
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

Last Date to Apply: 13th May, 2024

Employment Type: This is a full-time position.

Grade: This is a grade 3 position.

Location: This role is based in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Hybrid)

About the role:

You will be responsible for promoting the use of data analytics within the organization, and ensure development and deployment of data science models to support business objectives. You would be required to understand, identify and position data analytical solutions & services that are aligned with the strategic vision of Telenor’s Business. You will work in close coordination with the Business Units to help them in achieving their KPIs efficiently and to address their problems through creative application of ML methodologies.

Your Impactful Goals will include:
• Use the help of data science to solve key business problems and transform conventional practices to automated, data driven models
• Solve business problems with keen understanding of data wrangling, analysis and interpretation... of complicated, disparate datasets
• Identify valuable data sources and automate collection processes
• Undertake preprocessing of structured and unstructured data
• Analyze large amounts of information to discover trends and patterns
• Combine models through ensemble modeling
• Build predictive models and machine-learning algorithms
• Ensure development and delivery of insights and models to answer business questions
• Present information using data visualization techniques
• Propose solutions and strategies to business challenges
• Collaborate with engineering and product development teams
• Look out for new areas for analytics to enhance analytics scope
• Perform in-depth study of business processes for thorough improvement

Key Performance Indicators
• Use of agile ML development to pivot as required
• End to end ownership of data science projects
• Establish the value of data science across the organization by making it useful and accessible
• Stakeholder feedback/ review on deliverables shared
• Proactivity shown at finding alternative solutions to problem solving
• Collaboration with external vendors and internal stakeholders to achieve completion of tasks

Your Typical day at work:
• Manage a team of data scientists and analysts to understand business pain points and design problems to be addressed with ML as required.
• Gather data from disparate sources and perform relevant aggregations in SQL.
• Work on large datasets in python for pre-processing, modelling and visualization.
• Understanding data based decision making through strong interest in analytical thinking. A good understanding of Marketing, Statistics, Economics and Brands.
• Close co-ordination with other functional units e.g. Business Intelligence, Segments, Technology, S&D and other commercial stakeholders.
• Build strategic partnerships with key stakeholders within the organization and develop/enhance the culture of utilizing Business Insights across the organization.
• Establish the value of data science across the organization by making it useful and accessible.

What we are looking for?

Education: BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field; graduate degree in Data Science or another quantitative field is preferred

Work experience:
• 4-5 years of proven experience as a Data Scientist or Data Analyst will be preferred.
• Experience in data mining
• Proven track record of similar roles
• BI, DWH working knowledge of a telecom operator will be an advantage

Potential Career Path

Having gained experience in this position enables many diverse opening to the individual including vertical growth. Possible avenues in other functional roles include Segments & Products, Data Analytics, Digital Marketing, Corporate Strategy functions, Digital Services and Pricing.

Functional Skills / Knowledge Areas:
• Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Random Forests,XG-Boost etc.
• Understanding of statistical methods for forecasting
• Clarity on relevant performance metrics based on the problem being modeled
• Experience with data visualization tools, such as D3.js, plotly etc.
• Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL, Hive, Pig
• Understanding of machine-learning, statistical modeling, and operations research
• Knowledge of R, SQL, and Python; familiarity with OOP, Java or C++ is an asset
• Experience using business intelligence tools (e.g. Tableau) and data frameworks (e.g. Hadoop)
• Analytical mind, business acumen & Strong math skills (e.g. statistics, algebra)
• Ability to influence by providing data backed recommendations
• Excellent communication and soft skills to manage a team and to align stakeholders
• Imagination and creativity, desire to move things and present data as a story

Why should you join us at Telenor?

At Telenor Pakistan, we provide you the platform to work in a challenging and rewarding environment to become a skilled professional in your chosen field of interest. As one of the top employers of the country, we enable you to realize your dreams in a collaborative environment of diversity and openness to new mindsets.

As an equal employment opportunity provider, Telenor Pakistan makes all decisions of employment purely based on merit irrespective of race, caste, gender, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability
Islamabad Pakistan


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