Data Scientist

Data Scientist


Data Science

Core Areas: Defining Metrics, Understanding Problem Statement, Data Modeling, Scripting Code Flow, Deploying on AWS/Azure.

Qualification: Bachelors/Masters degree, 0-2 years in Data Science Roles

Our Story

Zepto is a fast-growing startup that delivers groceries in 10 minutes through an optimized network of dark stores that we’re building across the country!

We’re incredibly well-funded and our investors include Y Combinator, Glade Brook, Nexus Venture Partners, and more! We’ve also built out one of the best startup teams in India, with Senior Executives from Uber, Flipkart, Dream11, and institutions like Stanford, INSEAD, IIM, and IIT.

Analytics is mission critical to Zepto, serving as the source of truth for the entire organization. You will be working closely with leadership across attempting to answer questions like where to put up our dark stores, forecasting demand across products at a hyperlocal level, designing incentives for last mile, optimizing marketing spends and margins. If tackling hard problems, challenging conventional wisdom and working in a rapidly evolving environment excites you, we would love for you to join us on our journey.

Your Role

● Work closely with business teams to identify, define, collect and track key business metrics and inform strategic decisions

● Design and run data backed experiments to improve process efficiency and create systems to capture them

● Tool and fetch data required to conduct business analysis, build and automate reports and dashboards to monitor business performance and generate business insights

● Collaborate with functional leaders in Marketing, Procurement, Assortment strategy and Operations to build & execute data driven growth strategies

● Wear the Zepto badge with pride. We are looking for owners – not employees. We want everyone to be passionate about our mission and serve as culture cariers


  • Bachelor’s in Engineering, Mathematics or Statistics from a reputed institute
  • 1-3 years of experience in a relevant role

Required Competencies

  • Ability to structure real life problems into statistical or ML problems as per need.
  • Ability to experiment with different metrics to solve complex problems
  • Exceptional communication skills (Written/Verbal)
  • Ability to Independently plan and Execute deliverables
  • Ability to multitask and work on a diverse range of requirements

Technical Capabilities

  • Excellent scripting skills in R/Python with understanding of version control and cloud ecosystem.
  • Ability to write clean and readable code. Clear communication and explanations.
  • Basic SQL with ability to fetch, transform data tables.
  • Strong understanding of statistical techniques and methods such as distributions(poisson, binomial), data intricacies(independent, skewness, kurtosis etc).

What We’re Looking For

  • People with endless curiosity and hunger to learn with an owner’s mindset
  • Structured thinking to solve real world problems
  • Comfort with a fast-paced unstructured environment
  • Excellent partnership and collaboration skills with the ability to work cross

Data Science


Python/R , Statistical and Machine Learning, Basic SQL and understanding of databases

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


1 to 3 Years


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