Senior Data Scientist

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Role: Senior Data Scientist

Location: Bengaluru


We’re MiQ, a global programmatic media partner for marketers and agencies. Our people are at the heart of everything we do, so you will be too. No matter the role or the location, we’re all united in the vision to lead the programmatic industry and make it better.

As part of the Data Scientist team under DnA , you will lead data-driven initiatives, making strategic recommendations based on insights. Develop advanced machine learning models and algorithms. Mentor junior team members and collaborate with cross-functional teams.

  • Designing and implementing complex machine learning models.
  • Collaborating with other teams to drive data-driven strategies.
  • Leading and contributing to advanced data analysis projects.
  • Mentoring/Grooming DS1

Who are your stakeholders?

As a Senior Data Scientist, you are required to work with different stakeholders across the MiQ ecosystem:

Programmatic Traders: As a Senior Data Scientist, you collaborate with traders to test out the data science and ML-based activation solutions to help them optimize campaigns. By leveraging your modelling skills & understanding of the programmatic landscape, you provide actionable activation segments on audience targeting, ad performance, and bidding strategies. This helps traders make data-driven decisions, optimize their advertising campaigns, and improve overall campaign effectiveness and ROI.

Product Managers: You work closely with the Product managers to leverage the power of data partnerships and through your DS model-building skills you help uncover valuable insights about customer behaviour, market trends, and campaign performance. This information allows Product managers to create a product requirement & scoping document with all the necessary details about the product's USP, Data science related capabilities thus outlining the course of product development.

Agencies & Clients: Your expertise in data sciences & ML-based solution development skills are invaluable for agency and advertiser clients. By providing them with planning, activation & performance measurement solutions, you empower them to make informed decisions regarding their marketing strategies. Your final recommendations out of the DS solutions will help clients optimize their advertising budgets, target the right audience, and maximize the effectiveness of their campaigns. You are required to promote MiQ's internal DS backed solutions and capabilities, showcasing MiQ's unique value proposition in the programmatic landscape.

DnA Analysts, Consultants & Data Scientists: You are required to work with the Consultants, DnA Analysts & Sr Data Scientists to form a team with all the expertise in place for robust product development. The product developed under local products will be a collaborative effort of all the 3 experts. You will also have to assist in the effort of training all other DnA Analyst on how to use a DS/ML-based solution, help them pitch to the client, and how to measure the impact of the solution.

In summary, as a Senior Data Scientist, you add value by providing data-driven planning, activation & reporting DS/ML-based solutions to traders, product managers, sales teams, and agency/advertiser clients that empower MiQ and its stakeholders to reach the right audience with the right content at the right time.

What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science or Mathematics/Statistics.
  • 3+ years of experience as a Data scientist
  • Strong programming skills in Python/R.
  • Experience with Pyspark and big data framework and databases
  • Proficiency in machine learning techniques and algorithms.
  • Experience with data preprocessing, feature engineering, and model evaluation.
  • Ability to translate business problems into analytical solutions.
  • Deep understanding of statistical analysis and experimental design.
  • Expertise in using libraries such as scikit-learn, TensorFlow, or PyTorch.
  • Experience with big data tools like Spark.
  • Previous involvement in end-to-end model deployment.

We’ve highlighted some key skills, experience, and requirements for this role. But please don’t worry if you don’t meet every single one. Our talent team strives to find the best people. They might see something in your background that’s a fit for this role, or another opportunity at MiQ.

If you have a passion for the role, please still apply.

What impact will you create?

As a Senior Data Scientist, your role will create value for MiQ in the following ways:

  • Driving client stickiness: With your ability to leverage different datasets in the MiQ ecosystem, merge them together, and run the data science and machine learning models, you will own the data science products and solution development and deployment. Your capability to swiftly incorporate client feedback into the data science solutions will ensure that the client's stickiness is improved.
  • Driving Profitability: By leveraging the power of data science and statistics you are expected to work with other data scientists & consultants to identify areas where we can create data science-based activation or optimization solutions to optimize costs & enhance the performance of campaigns thus making better margins and profitability in comparison to our competitors
  • MiQ Growth: Having a deeper understanding of the data science products that are there in the outside market & the ability to leverage data in the MiQ ecosystem to re-create those solutions that can help support MiQ's business & tap into new revenue streams to drive growth
  • Support Key Decision-Making: Your expertise in the data science and statistical analysis approach provides decision-makers with the necessary information to make informed choices. The data science-backed solutions help guide agencies, advertisers & internal stakeholders in making strategic and tactical decisions that align with the MiQ's or client's objectives.
  • Data Scientists Best Practices: As a Senior Data Scientist, you are expected to lead (to some capacity) the initiative of introducing machine learning, data science & statistics solution backend creation best practices within the team, own the deployment of ML algorithms and solutions end to end, and bring in quality frameworks within the team & internal stakeholders 6. Developing Custom Analytics Solutions: Leveraging your expertise in ML solution development, you will be expected to provide solutions to vertical-level problems & own the development of MiQ local products in terms of DS expertise.

What’s in it for you?

Our Center of Excellence is the very heart of MiQ, and it’s where the magic happens. It means everything you do and everything you create will have a huge impact across our entire global business.

MiQ is incredibly proud to foster a welcoming culture. We do everything possible to make sure everyone feels valued for what they bring. With global teams committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, we’re always moving towards becoming an even better place to work.


Our values are so much more than statements. They unite MiQers in every corner of the world. They shape the way we work and the decisions we make. And they inspire us to stay true to ourselves and to aim for better. Our values are there to be embraced by everyone, so that we naturally live and breathe them. Just like inclusivity, our values flow through everything we do - no matter how big or small.

  • We do what we love - Passion
  • We figure it out - Determination
  • We anticipate the unexpected - Agility
  • We always unite - Unite
  • We dare to be unconventional - Courage


Every region and office have specific perks and benefits, but every person joining MiQ can expect:

  • A hybrid work environment
  • New hire orientation with job specific onboarding and training
  • Internal and global mobility opportunities
  • Competitive healthcare benefits
  • Bonus and performance incentives
  • Generous annual PTO paid parental leave, with two additional paid days to acknowledge holidays, cultural events, or inclusion initiatives.
  • Employee resource groups designed to connect people across all MiQ regions, drive action, and support our communities.

Apply today!

Equal Opportunity Employer

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