Top 5 Companies Hiring for Data Science Roles

Microsoft, Zoom, Accenture, JP Morgan & Chase, and Cisco are among the leading tech giants that are hiring for roles in data science
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Building on 2022’s legacy characterised by layoffs, numerous tech giants have succumbed to the practice of downsizing even in this year. This can be seen as a strategic response to combating the macroeconomic conditions and addressing the repercussions of over-hiring. However, beating the odds, there are a few companies that are steadily hiring. Here, we have compiled an extensive catalogue of open positions at companies that are actively seeking out professionals.


Microsoft is looking to add a partner research director, IDC who will oversee team management, emphasise the cultivation of diverse and inclusive team dynamics, collaborate with leaders and the wider organisation through cross-functional collaboration, and establish long-term growth plans in collaboration with geographically dispersed research teams. Additionally, they will devise research strategies and effectively supervise skilled individuals specialising in data science, machine learning, and threat hunting. The employee will be responsible for developing key metrics, forecasts, and reports, partnering with peer teams across geographically diverse research divisions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Over 15 years of experience successfully managing result-oriented R&D teams that deliver solutions for customers.
  • Experience in leading large teams and overseeing multiple levels of management.
  • Exceptional communication skills across different groups and adept at issue management.
  • Background in the protection/security industry.
  • Proficiency in understanding attack patterns in identity, endpoint (Windows, Linux, Mac, and mobile), and cloud/SaaS systems.
  • Familiarity with security incident response, forensic investigation, and threat intelligence.
  • Experience speaking at security-focused conferences on threats and protective measures.

Location: Hyderabad, Telangana (Hybrid) 

Click here to apply. 

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Networking giant Cisco is in search of a skilled data scientist to add business insights to various customer experience entities. This requires a combination of extensive domain expertise and technological proficiency. The primary responsibilities include developing a deep understanding of the business domain and fostering collaboration among stakeholders. Additionally, the data scientist will assist in designing and developing solutions, implementing them effectively, and promoting data-driven decision-making. The ultimate goal is to drive significant business outcomes, such as revenue growth, cost reduction, and improved customer and employee satisfaction.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A master’s or bachelor’s degree in management, operations, statistics, mathematics, or computer science, along with a minimum of five years of professional experience.
  • Strong background in various domains such as business consulting, statistical modelling, applied machine learning/AI and data-driven storyboarding.
  • Candidate should possess proficient skills in SQL, R, and Python.

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka

Visit Cisco’s career page to learn more about it. 


Online video communications platform Zoom has an open position for a data analyst to support important marketing, pricing, revenue, and compliance initiatives. The role involves identifying and measuring the impact on customer audiences on a weekly basis. The analyst will become an expert in revenue and subscription data for the online business, improving existing processes for increased productivity. They will also create dashboards to measure the outcomes of new growth initiatives and ensure the delivery of relevant insights to online partners. The analyst will conduct in-depth research and analysis to discover new business opportunities and use advanced analytics techniques such as incrementality analysis, forecasting, and modelling.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of experience utilizing data for decision-making. 
  • Strong SQL skills along with excellent communication abilities, problem-solving skills, and a growth mindset suitable for a dynamic business environment.

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka

Check out the opportunity here.

JP Morgan & Chase

JP Morgan & Chase, a financial services company, is actively involved in AI development. Their AI software service, IndexGPT, aims to provide financial assistance. Currently, they are seeking a vice president – annotation (lead), conversational AI product. This role involves data labelling and annotation for machine learning models. Responsibilities include sifting through data, identifying relevant content, and applying accurate labels. Tasks include comprehending business objectives, establishing entity relationships, validating model results, and providing feedback for improvement. The role also includes developing workflows, processes, and KPIs for measuring annotation performance and ensuring quality. Collaboration with cross-functional teams to design data annotation projects and leadership in data annotation operations are key responsibilities. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 10 years of work experience, with more than seven years in data collection, analysis, or research, and around three years leading small teams.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in the financial domain.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to achieve project goals.
  • Curiosity, diligence, and attention to detail, with a motivation for solving complex analytical problems and an interest in data analytics techniques.
  • Interest in machine learning and the ability to develop a working level of domain knowledge in machine learning concepts.
  • Understanding of model scoring parameters, including precision, recall, and f-score.

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka

Apply here. 

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Accenture is expanding its team with the addition of an AI platform engineer who develops applications and systems that use AI to improve performance and efficiency. The primary responsibilities include building predictive models, developing advanced algorithms for data analysis, evaluating emerging technologies, identifying new data patterns, deploying models in production, and integrating front-end and back-end systems. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Proficient coding skills and familiarity with Python, R programming languages. 
  • Prior experience in data analysis and a strong interest in utilising data for statistical modeling and extracting valuable insights.
  • Experience working with machine learning data mining toolkits such as NLP, Semantic Web, R, Core NLP, NLTK, as well as information retrieval libraries like Lucene/SOLR. 
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, test-driven, collaborative, and iterative programming environment.

Location: Hyderabad, Telangana

Click here to apply for this. 

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Shritama Saha
Shritama is a technology journalist who is keen to learn about AI and analytics play. A graduate in mass communication, she is passionate to explore the influence of data science on fashion, drug development, films, and art.

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