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Data Scientist at Ank Aha

Ank Aha

Ank Aha

Job Location

New Delhi



Work Experience

2 Years

Required Qualifications

Undergraduate /

Job Description


  • To analyse data and support the development of technology tools relevant for the development sector. Work on creating data insights on developmental and public policy issues with a focus on providing knowledge support to policy makers and informing public discourse.

  • Support in providing data analytics for all data and technology related projects esp. Jaano India.

  • Use multivariate statistical analysis to analyse data and produce detailed project reports. Ensure data integrity and consistency across relevant data systems. Making recommendations for solving some of these real world problems.

  • Collecting, cleaning and maintaining data from Open Government Datasets. Data from all major government schemes and departments must be maintained in a structured data warehouse and updated regularly.
  • Analysis of cleaned data to identify patterns, correlations and infer meaningful conclusions. Thereafter, presenting them in a visually lucid manner to various stakeholders and policymakers through Swaniti’s Jigyasa portal.
  • Creating data packages for standardized and customized research output for use of Members of Parliament, Members of Legislative Assembly and Civil Servants.
  • Conceptualize and create standalone data visualizations and info-graphics on development and governance issues for dissemination to media outlets and general public
  • Analyzing and interpreting primary level data for Swaniti’s micro planning projects to identify key patterns for national and state level policy making.
  • If needed provide inputs for knowledge consultations and/or the Jigyasa platform.

Why AnkAha?

Ankaha is working with a number state and central government bodies to bring tangible change in administration’s ability to utilize data in policy and development decision making. AnkAha has published mobile apps, data dashboards and visualizations to achieve its goals. AnkAha is using the latest technologies and tools to build these new products and it continues to explore new avenues to make governance more effective!

We are a smallish team of problem solvers who want to add others passionate individuals to solve the most difficult problems in India by leveraging technology. It is exciting to see change created at scale due to our efforts. You can bring your tech skills to be part of this change. Come join us in this journey! So if you get goosebumps even thinking about being part of a fast-paced company spearheading change at the grass roots in India, it’s time for us to meet.

Who are we looking for?

We need a bright, talented engineer who is excited about the potential AnkAha and Swaniti have to genuinely change India. This roles are perfect for experienced developers/data scientists/engineers who are interested in helping us build our New Delhi based engineering team. You will work on projects that will make an impact on a national level by informing and educating the citizens and policy makers of the country with the development and policy tools to catalyze change. Your projects will also create change at regional levels with field technology solution across different Indian states.

We have aggressive growth goals, so the ability to lead a team and think through problems is really important. You will be challenged to push the limits of your respective domain. You should be passionate about mobile and the opportunities it offers; imaginative about where you see big-data, analytics, mobile and wearables are heading and should be excited about delivering the highest quality interactive experiences anywhere in the world.

We like our team to be comfortable with a wide range of technologies, be able to pick up new ones easily and also eager to suggest new ideas based on understanding of our current work.

What do we offer in return?

  • competitive salary and benefits
  • generous paid vacation days
  • collaboration at all levels of the business
  • the chance to work with – and drive the use of – the newest technology
  • our common lunches with the whole team & free snack and beverages
  • team outings and events
  • great colleagues and atmosphere.
  • enriching discussions around politics and development.

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