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Staff Engineer, Software Development Engineering (Apps)

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Location: Bangalore, KA, India 
Req ID: JR-0000027300


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We deliver the possibilities of data.  YOU define what’s possible.

  • Collaborate with cross functional team in analytical methods development to enable new critical process, parametric, yield monitoring, triggering capability, events prediction and system development for quick data-info-action transformation
  • Transform data into actionable information by data analysis and Statistical/Analysis systems from requests.
  • To improve root cause discovery methods/techniques to turn data into actionable information as quick as possible with acceptable level of accuracy of root cause identification
  • Conduct research to invent new algorithms and/or customized algorithms to solve analytical problems and build new tools to automate work
  • Employ sophisticated analytics programs, machine learning and statistical methods to develop predictive and prescriptive modeling in support of high-level business goals.
  • Passionately drive continuous improvement culture by sustaining and improving existing analytics models/systems.
  • Support development, deployment and adoption of Analytics systems.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Technology or Engineering or Mathematics or Statistics and 4-6 years working experience.
  • Must have 2-4 years’ experience in developing BI tools and guided analytics dashboards.
  • Able to identify data quality and integrity issues.
  • Knowledgeable in data infrastructure definition and data mining / analysis.
  • Strong in Spotfire 7.7, Automation Services, Advanced Data Services & Stats Services (TERR).
  • Knowledgeable in Iron-Python scripting for adding new functionality like data crunching, and visualization automation.
  • Must have atleast 2 years’ experience in performing complex data analysis using R, or SPSS.
  • Familiarity with data science tools and techniques.
  • Solid background in Java and Python, preferably C++. 
  • Strong in SQL, Query Optimization, Stored procedures on SQL Server, AWS, Teradata, Redshift, Hadoop / Hive, and experience in Data Design and Data Architecture.
  • Good English communication skills (written/verbal)
  • Establish efficient ways to analyze data.
  • Monitor data systems to insure data quality and system performance.
  • Troubleshoot and mitigate data quality problems.
  • Establish and document data system maintenance plans for IT support. 
  • Document, support and mentor data user community as to proper use of data.
  • Must have good communication and presentation skills.




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