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Novartis Data Science Hiring challenge

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Machine Learning Challenge
Data Scientist
3 years+
Best in Industry

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We are conducting a webinar for you this May 21, 2020, from 3 PM to 4 PM.  This webinar gives you more insights on your career growth as a  Data Scientist and as a Data Engineer with Novartis.

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Novartis is looking for Data Scientists with 3+ years of experience to join its NBS team in Hyderabad to innovate cutting-edge solutions for business problems that are opportunities for Novartis to discover new ways to improve and extend people's lives. You are just a week away to complete your first step to joining Novartis. 

Steps in the challenge:

  • Register on HackerEarth
  • You will be assessed online, based on what you score in the challenge and your resume
  • Winners will be invited to the Novartis campus for a hackathon

Challenge format:

  • Online challenge: 
    • 1 Data Science problem statement
    • You can practice here
  • Two-day hackathon: Selected candidates will be notified about hackathon details


  • Minimum work experience: 3 years
  • Skills: SQL, Python, R, Scala, Tensor Flow, Pytorch are Mandatory Qlikview/Tableau/Spotfire but not limited to these are good to have.

About the Team:

The Insights & Analytics team in Novartis works on 20+ brands catering to 50+ disease areas, using the latest techniques in data science. Our Insights & Analytics specialists are on a data and digital transformation journey, leveraging analytics to generate actionable insights for Novartis medicines impacting the lives of 10% of the world’s population. The team is poised to enable easier, faster, and reliable decisions for Novartis divisions across the globe. 

The team works like a start-up, is agile and adopts an innovation-driven culture, experimenting with new technologies in building data and digital solutions to serve patients. The team is looking for data scientists and data engineers to be a part of a fast-growing group of inspired, curious Novartis associates who apply their digital expertise in creative ways.

This is not a Novartis website. Information on this site is solely for purposes of the hiring challenge and is hosted on the HackerEarth website.

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Data Scientist
Experience: 3 years+
CTC: Best in Industry
Job Location: Hyderabad


  • Descriptive statistics
  • Probability & probability distributions (Gaussian/non-Gaussian)
  • Regression (linear/GLM/non-linear) techniques
  • Classification techniques (Tree-based methods: Decision trees, random forests, etc., bagging, boosting, SVM)
  • Unsupervised learning - clustering (K-means, hierarchical, DBScan)
  • Coding: SAS, Python, R, SQL (Basics)
  • Good to have skills: Recommender Systems, Sequence modeling, Hidden Markov Models, Reinforcement Learning


At Novartis, our purpose is to reimagine medicine to improve and extend people's lives. We use innovative science and technology to address some of society's most challengi...



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  2. After you have built your application, you must do the following:
    • Submit the solution in .zip format
    • At the end o...


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