Data Scientist

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Date: 04-Jan-2022

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

Req ID:111486 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   


Alstom announces an opening for a Data Scientist at our Bangalore, India site. This position supports the ADM Mobility Analytics program by developing, testing, validating, and industrializing Machine Learning (ML) algorithms for different data-driven applications in the Mobility domain. The main goal of the ADM Mobility Analytics program is to develop ML software modules in order to improve customer performance and experience using existing and new data analytics, supported by advanced simulations and domain experts. The main purpose of this position is to support senior data scientists and DevOps/MLOps engineers to develop zero-to-hero analytics applications (‘proof of concept” to “free-for-tender”) in maintenance, operations, energy, and city flow domains and secure successful field trials with our customers. In this capacity, you will be able to work on our next generation data-driven solutions for the Mobility industry, within a lean startup environment, in collaboration with engineering & mobility experts, data engineers, DevOps/software engineers, and HMI designers/storytellers.


Networks and links:


Mobility Analytics program, Engineering, Technical teams, R&D, Innovation teams



Start-ups, data companies, other industrial companies, suppliers, academics, research institutes


Key accountabilities:


  • Manage a multidisciplinary team of data engineers, data scientists, machine learning engineers, and big data specialists on a wide variety of data projects.
  • Interface with the internal products and platforms experts, as well as external customers, in order to obtain all relevant requirements and related data sets needed to develop the ready-for-tender data-driven solutions.
  • Work with the target systems in order to secure successful integration and validation of the Mobility Analytics’ modules.
  • Develop project plans, roadmaps, and support documents to drive the deliverables based on the data science and TRL methodologies.
  • Ensure team resource availability based on workload, milestones, budget, and forecast.
  • Lead resources located in multiple locations world-wide towards a common deliverable.
  • Communicate and influence audiences of various levels and diverse backgrounds.
  • Conduct scrum and team meetings.
  • Submit project work progress reports and provide necessary project inputs for the Mobility Analytics program.


Performance measurements:

  • OTD
  • Developments QCD

Educational requirements:



  • 5-10 years of work experience supporting analytical and/or software DevOps projects
  • Or Engineering or master’s degree in computer science, Data Science, Mathematics or similar field



Certification: Project Management Professional (PMP) or any certification in scrum/Agile project management



  • Experience in project management related to data science, data analytics, and/or software development.
  • Experience in project / product management for industrial applications.
  • Experience with leading data science/data analytics teams.
  • Experience with DevOps/MLOps projects.
  • Knowledge of Mobility, railway or signaling or traffic fields.
  • Familiarity with data science modeling techniques or similar field.
  • Basic software skills and knowledge, including at least one coding language and software release management.


  • Certification: Project Management Professional (PMP) or any certification in scrum/Agile project management
  • Knowledge about software product design and requirement management.
  • Experience with supporting customer trials.
  • Knowledge of Agile Methodology and related implementation.


Behavioral competencies:

  1. Be innovative and demonstrate to peers thought process in creation of code libraries, reusable codes and model based developments.
  2. Demonstrate excellent communication skills and able to guide ,influence and convince others as per program needs.
  3. Be good team player and flexible.

Competencies & Skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, to priorities and plans to meet roadmap goals and objectives.
  • Ability to lead without having formal authority and to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Strong combination of communication and problem-solving skills with the ability to listen to customer needs and translate into actionable solutions.
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting.
  • Proven capabilities with worldwide teams.
  • Fluent English. French is a plus.

Perspective candidates will be asked to present their previous project/product development references (if possible) in order to prove their data analytics / software track record.

Language and skills:

  • Proficient in English Language.
  • Good Written and verbal communication skills

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   


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