Senior Data Scientist

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Date: Jul 25, 2022

Location: Pune, IN

Company: Springer Nature Group

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Springer Nature Technology and Publishing Solutions, is the technology and publishing solutions arm of the Springer Nature Group. We leverage our insight in the publishing domain and acquire, produce and deliver content across media and markets using our Technology and Publishing Solutions. With a focus on technology driven solutions and deep insight in the publishing domain, Springer Nature Technology and Publishing Solutions offers a range of services that help our Group brand acquire, produce and deliver content in the most efficient ways possible. We are ISO 9001 certified, driven by over 1000 professionals in Technology, Research & Analysis and Marketing shared services.


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About the Business Unit:


The Automated Conversion and Document Creation (ACDC) team at Springer Nature, Pune is responsible for delivering solutions related to Journals and Production Systems for Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers (STM Publishers) and Education Publishers around the world. Our teams incorporate the latest technologies to streamline and automate manuscript submission processes (Peer Review process), production workflows, and maintain metadata for our customers; this helps our customers to continuously improve their business response time and revenue stream. Every project is implemented in a distributed agile environment while continuously collaborating with customers stationed at various locations around the world.


The job is based in Pune where you will as part of Springer Nature’s digital product development team. You’ll be part of our big community of developers located in Germany, UK and India, to name a few.



Job Title:                                                 Senior Data Scientist

Job Type:                                                Permanent Job

Job Location:                                         Tower 9, Magarpatta City, Pune (Work in Hybrid Model)

Years of Experience:                              5+ years

Educational Qualification:                     B.Sc., BCA, BCS, B.E., B.Tech, M.Tech, MCA, and M.Sc.


Job Description


  • Build machine learning models and conduct data analysis that support Springer Nature and its customers
  • Maintain and extend, improve accuracy of  existing models
  • Use statistical tool boxes to programmatically train, develop and improve new models.
  • Conduct data analysis to bring in innovative solution and developed modules for the same
  • Combine pattern-based and statistical methods to fine-tune and improve overall results.
  • Document changes in the project and source code.
  • Ensure output formats are in compliance with existing specifications.
  • Write well-designed, testable, efficient code.
  • Prepare and produce releases of software components embedded in the system landscape of multinational companies


Desired skills and experience


  • B.Tech/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Computational Linguistics or in a related subject.
  • 5+ years of hands-on Software Development Experience with Machine Learning.
  • Hands on experience in Python to develop, train, test and fine tune ML models
  • Ideally hands-on experience in Machine Learning and statistical methods, (SVM, CRF, HMM, sequential tagging) or willingness to intensely learn
  • Knowledge of both rule-based and data-driven methods.
  • Experience in RESTful web service development
  • Teamwork, Verbal Communication




  • (Manuscript) data model training
  •  Computer vision 
  •  NLP
  •  Word processing pipeline


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