Tesco Bengaluru

Associate Data Scientist

Nov 18, 2023

Bengaluru, India

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.
Tesco Technology consists of people from a number of different backgrounds, but having a common purpose to serve our shoppers a little better every day with our retail technological solutions. We shared a common interest in harnessing innovations in technology to enhance their shopping experience at Tesco stores. Whether making products, software or systems, our teams focuses on various aspects from taking strategic ownership of the architecture to delivering technological solutions such as design, testing, deployment, infrastructure, operation and security of the systems to ensure agile, smooth and safe operations. These help us to deliver the maximum business impact. Teams refine their internal processes to best fit their own needs, working to build core capabilities in application and services. We collaborate globally across teams to build end-to-end customer-facing solutions, as well as to share knowledge, experience, tools and techniques.
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

In this role your work will focus on modelling sophisticated business problems and developing / deploying the algorithmic features of technology products at scale.

As an Associate Data Scientist; you are responsible for:

Completing small Data Science tasks under the guidance of more experienced members of the team.
Quickly learning about hypothesis-driven product development.
Quickly learning about software development best practices.
Quickly learning about the team's tech stack.
Quickly learning agile project management.

The Data Science Team's work spans across multiple business domains including physical stores; online; supply chain; marketing and Clubcard and we encourage rotation so our Data Scientists can gain expertise in different business and technical domains.

As a member of the Data Science Team; you will have the opportunity to work on problem spaces including but not limited to Search & Recommendations; Personalisation; Pricing Optimisation; Operations Optimisation in Fulfilment and Distribution; Forecasting and Computer Vision. We also dedicate Friday afternoons to self-learning and personal development.

This is a hands-on position where you will need to demonstrate your analytical approach to finding solutions to sophisticated problems. You will need to understand difficult business problems and prototype solutions with minimal support. Apply; modify and design algorithms and mathematical models to tackle business problems on top of big data architectures (Hadoop; Spark) is a core component of the role.

Our Associate Data Scientists need to be able to validate; document and present the modelling process and performances; as well as communicate sophisticated solutions in a clear; understandable way to non-experts.

Associate Data Scientists are also responsible for promoting data science across Tesco and promote Tesco across the external Data Science community.


Machine Learning; Statistics; AI

Additional Information

Important Notice: 

On behalf of Tesco Bengaluru, we must caution all job seekers and educational institutions that Tesco Bengaluru does not authorise any third parties to release employment offers or conduct recruitment drives via a third party. Hence, beware of inauthentic and fraudulent job offers or recruitment drives from any individuals or websites purporting to represent Tesco. Further, Tesco Bengaluru does not charge any fee or other emoluments for any reason (including without limitation, visa fees) or seek compensation from educational institutions to participate in recruitment events. 

Accordingly, please check the authenticity of any such offers before acting on them and where acted upon, you do so at your own risk. Tesco Bengaluru shall neither be responsible for honouring or making good the promises made by fraudulent third parties, nor for any monetary or any other loss incurred by the aggrieved individual or educational institution. 

In the event that you come across any fraudulent activities in the name of Tesco Bengaluru, please feel free report the incident at recruitment_compliance_[email protected]

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