Data and Analytics

Data Analytics is a science which analyses raw data to draw conclusions about that information. The data analyst gathers and stores data on revenue figures, market analysis, logistics, linguistics, or other behaviours. They bring technical expertise to ensure the consistency and accuracy of the data, then process, design, and present it in ways that allow individuals, companies and organisations to make better decisions.

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Starting Salaries

Avg. 

430000

Min. 

201000

Max. 

959000

What you need to get started

  • Approaching small to medium-sized enterprises for internship or shadowing opportunities can be useful.

Employment Outlook

  • Data Analysts work closely with your business to identify issues and use data to propose effective decision-making solutions.

  • There are opportunities for a data analyst to work in finance, academia, scientific research, health, retail and information technology.

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Statistics, Maths 

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology

Soft Skills

  • Work oriented 

  • Opportunity seeker

  • Strategist

  • Quick thinking

  • Communication

  • Adaptable

  • High frustration tolerance

  • Good interacting skills

  •  Precision

  • Good at Cognitive abilities 

Technical Skills

  • Probability and Statistics

  • Calculus 

  • Python

  • R

  • SQL

  • Java

  • Julia

  • Scala

  • Machine Learning

  • Cloud Computing

  • DevOps

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Shraddha Surana

Lead Data Scientist

10 years of industry experience

Along with being a Co-organizer of the ‘Bridge&Beyond’ series that bridges the gap between academia and industry, Shraddha has published several papers and given conference talks on machine learning. With her 10 years of experience she mentors students from India, Africa and strives to be part of a system where people look out for each other.

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Rohit Kondapalli

Data Science Lead

7 years of industry experience

An experienced data scientist having extensively worked in analytics in a broad range of industries ranging from Healthcare and E-commerce to Agricultural technology and FinTech.
An alumnus of IIT,Bombay, his latest role has been the lead Data Science of a leading Google Studio Company

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Niranjan Singh

Founder and Consultant

8 years of industry experience

Founder of a leading software development company which specializes in blockchain development.
An alumnus of Penn State University, Niranjan is experienced in blockchain development in FInTech and HealthTech and in mentoring young minds.

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Deepak Dalai

CTO

9 years of industry experience

Experienced systems engineer building scalable, high-performance systems with a passion. Led teams of engineers and collaborated with other heads of departments to build algorithms in RetailTech and AgriTech. Specialises in creating efficient systems for last-mile delivery of impactful services.

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