Senior Applied Data Scientist

Tesco Bengaluru

Company Description

Tesco Bengaluru
We are a multi-disciplinary team creating a sustainable competitive advantage for Tesco by standardising processes, delivering cost savings, enabling agility, providing cutting-edge technological solutions and empowering our colleagues to do ever more for our customers. With cross-functional expertise in Global Business Services and Retail Technology & Engineering, a wide network of teams and strong governance we reduce complexity thereby offering high quality services for our customers. Tesco Bengaluru, established in 2004 to enable standardisation and build centralised capabilities and competencies, makes the experience better for our millions of customers worldwide and simpler for over 4,40,000 colleagues.
At Tesco Business Services, we have a mission to simplify, scale & partner to serve our customers, colleagues and suppliers through a best in class intelligent Business Services model . We do this by building a world class business services model by executing service model framework right at the heart of everything we do for our worldwide customers. The key objective is to implement and execute service model across all our functions and markets consistently. The ethos of business services is to free-up our colleagues from a regular manual operational work. We use cognitive technology to augment our key decision making. We also built a Continuous Improvement (CI) culture across functions to drive bottom-up business efficiencies by optimising processes. Business services colleagues need to act as a business partner with our group stakeholders to build a collaborative partnership driving continuous improvement across markets and functions to lead the best customer experience by serving our shoppers a little better every day.
At Tesco, inclusion means that Everyone?s Welcome. Everyone is treated fairly and with respect; by valuing individuality and uniqueness we create a sense of belonging.
Diversity and inclusion have always been at the heart of Tesco. It is embedded in our values: we treat people how they want to be treated. We always want our colleagues to feel they can be themselves at work and we are committed to helping them be at their best.
Across the Tesco group we are building an inclusive workplace, a place to actively celebrate the cultures, personalities and preferences of our colleagues ? who in turn help to build the success of our business and reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

Job Description

– Following Tesco’s Business Code of Conduct and always act with integrity and due diligence
– Engaging with business & functional partners to understand business priorities; ask relevant questions and scope same into a analytical solution document calling out how application of data science will improve decision making
– In depth understanding of techniques to prepare the analytical data set leveraging multiple complex data set sources
– Building Statistical models and ML algorithms with practitioner level competency
– Writing structured; modularized & codified algorithms using Continuous Improvement principles (development of knowledge assets and reusable modules on GitHub; Wiki; etc) with expert competency
– Building easy visualization layer on top of the algorithms in order to empower end-users to take decisions – this could be on a visualization platform (Tableau / Python) or through a recommendation set through PPTs
– Working with the line manager to ensure application / consumption and proactively identifying opportunities to help the larger Tesco business with areas of improvement
– Keeping up-to-date with the latest in data science and retail analytics and disseminating the knowledge among colleagues


-Applied Math: Applied Statistics; Design of Experiments; Regression; Decision Trees; Forecasting; Optimization algorithms; Clustering; NLP
– Tech: SQL; Hadoop; Spark; Python; Tableau; MS Excel; MS Powerpoint; GitHub
– Business: Basic understanding of Retail domain
– Soft Skills: Analytical Thinking & Problem solving; Storyboarding; Articulate communication

Additional Information

Last Date of Application- 20th Aug 2023

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