Sr. Data Scientist – I

Job Number: 10291
Location(s): Mumbai, Maharashtra

General Mills is reshaping the future of food. We believe food makes us better. It nourishes our bodies, brings us joy and connects us to each other. As one of the world’s leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Annie’s Homegrown, Old El Paso, Epic Provisions, Blue Buffalo and more. Are you passionate about the future of food? You’ve come to the right table. We want the very best talent to help lead something big.

Job Details

Overview & Responsibilities

70% of Time

In this role you will:
• Develop novel ways to provide business partners achieve objectives through analysis & modelling
• Think outside the box to identify & test new sources of information that unlock new business value
• Curate and connect external data sets for broad enterprise-wide analytic usage
• Engineer features by using your business acumen to bin, aggregate, pivot or encode data for optimal results
• Utilize machine learning to create repeatable, dynamic & scalable models
• Be a storyteller to explain the ‘why & how’ of your data driven recommendations to cross-functional teams

20% of Time

• Constructively challenge the other data scientists on approach
• Share best practices / model implemented with other team members
• Mentor Jr. Data Scientist / Interns / Contractors
• Collaborate with analytic leaders across functions
10% Of Time

• Lead research work to new analytic trends aligned to business
• Mentor Jr. Data Scientist / Interns / Contractors
• Participate in analytic initiatives

Qualifications

Education

Minimum Degree Requirements: Bachelors
Preferred Degree Requirements: Bachelors
Preferred Major Area of Study: Computer Information / Computer Science
Required Professional Certifications:
Preferred Professional Certifications: Data Science / Mathematics / Statistics

Experience

Minimum years of related experience required: 6 yr
Preferred years of related experience: 7+ yrs
Overall Industry experience 10+yrs

Specific Job Experience or Skills Needed
Data Science- Analyst

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Comfortable in basic statistical analysis, modeling, clustering and data mining techniques to identify trends and insights
• Experience with Python & R, comfortable working with DataFrames required
• Ability to incorporate a variety of data sources in an analysis (HDFS, file, database, JSON, HTML, etc)
• Experience writing complex SQL queries
• Understanding of data warehousing & databases is critical
• Experience with data visualization tools
• Number sense, ability to identify questionable data, dig in & address it
• Experience with machine learning a plus
• Experience on deep learning models is a plus
• Mathematical & statistical background a plus
• Experience with Hadoop, Hive, and/or Spark a plus
• Exemplary organizational skills with attention to detail & accuracy
• Bias for action with ability to deliver outstanding results through task prioritization & time management
• Strong communication and collaboration skills to understand customer needs and deliver solutions in alignment with business needs

Overview & Responsibilities

70% of Time

In this role you will:
• Develop novel ways to provide business partners achieve objectives through analysis & modelling
• Think outside the box to identify & test new sources of information that unlock new business value
• Curate and connect external data sets for broad enterprise-wide analytic usage
• Engineer features by using your business acumen to bin, aggregate, pivot or encode data for optimal results
• Utilize machine learning to create repeatable, dynamic & scalable models
• Be a storyteller to explain the ‘why & how’ of your data driven recommendations to cross-functional teams

20% of Time

• Constructively challenge the other data scientists on approach
• Share best practices / model implemented with other team members
• Mentor Jr. Data Scientist / Interns / Contractors
• Collaborate with analytic leaders across functions
10% Of Time

• Lead research work to new analytic trends aligned to business
• Mentor Jr. Data Scientist / Interns / Contractors
• Participate in analytic initiatives

Qualifications

Education

Minimum Degree Requirements: Bachelors
Preferred Degree Requirements: Bachelors
Preferred Major Area of Study: Computer Information / Computer Science
Required Professional Certifications:
Preferred Professional Certifications: Data Science / Mathematics / Statistics

Experience

Minimum years of related experience required: 6 yr
Preferred years of related experience: 7+ yrs
Overall Industry experience 10+yrs

Specific Job Experience or Skills Needed
Data Science- Analyst

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Comfortable in basic statistical analysis, modeling, clustering and data mining techniques to identify trends and insights
• Experience with Python & R, comfortable working with DataFrames required
• Ability to incorporate a variety of data sources in an analysis (HDFS, file, database, JSON, HTML, etc)
• Experience writing complex SQL queries
• Understanding of data warehousing & databases is critical
• Experience with data visualization tools
• Number sense, ability to identify questionable data, dig in & address it
• Experience with machine learning a plus
• Experience on deep learning models is a plus
• Mathematical & statistical background a plus
• Experience with Hadoop, Hive, and/or Spark a plus
• Exemplary organizational skills with attention to detail & accuracy
• Bias for action with ability to deliver outstanding results through task prioritization & time management
• Strong communication and collaboration skills to understand customer needs and deliver solutions in alignment with business needs

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