Python Developers @ZS Associates, Pune!!!

Aug. 19, 2015, 2:25 p.m.
ZS Associates India
Pune, Maharashtra, India

ZS Associates, a global leader in sales and marketing effectiveness, seeks a highly motivated Orchestration Developer (Python) to join our Pune office.

About ZS Associates- ZS ( is a global leader in marketing and sales consulting, outsourcing, technology and software. Since 1983, ZS has helped companies get the most out of their marketing and sales organizations. From 21 offices around the world, ZS experts use analytics and deep expertise to help companies across a range of industries (primarily pharmaceuticals and biotech, high tech/telecommunication, financial services, medical products/services, transportation and consumer packaged goods and energy) make smart decisions quickly and cost effectively

ZS’ India Capability and Expertise Centers have more than 2000+ people across two locations based in Pune and Gurgaon. Globally, over 60% of ZS’ people are based in the Capability & Expertise Centers. Our teams work in conjunction with onshore colleagues to deliver our sales and marketing projects to our clients. The Centers primarily support client projects based in North America, Europe and East Asia in the areas of Business Analytics, Business Operations and Business Technology.

Business Technology Group Overview

ZS Associates' Business Technology group focuses on strategizing, designing and building marketing and sales technology solutions to improve commercial effectiveness. The types of solutions include enterprise information management, reporting, analytics, CRM/SFA and business process automation enablement. We provide a complete spectrum of business technology solutions, from strategy and roadmap definition to full implementation and on-going operations. Our team possesses deep expertise in leading analytic, business intelligence, CRM and system integration technologies, which we apply in a pragmatic fashion to create and deliver optimal architecture and implementation solutions.

Solution Delivery Track and Your Role 

The Solution Delivery team is a part of the Business Technology Capability Group. It implements technology based solutions in the areas of business intelligence, analytics, information management, reporting and mobility. In addition, this team configures ZS’ proprietary software used to streamline business processes for commercial groups at client organizations. This team takes overall ownership of the delivery of the technical solution leading the design and development phases and collaborating with other teams for business requirements and system testing. 

Technology Analysts play a crucial role on project teams. In close collaboration with a team, Technology Analysts: 

a. Participate in development phase during implementation of world-class technology solutions to solve business problems across one or more client engagements;

b. Provide input to senior solutions delivery analyst and delivery lead to build comprehensive implementation project plans;

c. Provide input to senior solutions delivery analyst based on past experience and understanding of requirements to design a flexible and scalable solution;

d. Apply appropriate development methodologies (e.g.: agile, waterfall) and best practices (e.g.: mid-development client reviews, embedded QA procedures, unit testing) to ensure successful and timely completion;

e. Collaborate with other team members (involved in the requirements gathering, testing, roll-out and operations phases) to ensure seamless transitions.

Technical Responsibilities:

a. Expertise on Python, Unix scripting.

b. Developed sequential and parallel job execution framework.

c. Worked with different types of job dependencies 

d. Experience in implementing AWS Data pipeline would be preferable.

e. Knowledge on Crontab or Oozie would be preferable.

f. Worked with multiple time zones.

g. Knowledge of Microsoft Visio would be preferable.


a. Potential candidates should have strong academics with a minimum of 68% or an equivalent CGPA in B.E/B.Tech or M.E/M.Tech/M.S in disciplines such as Computer Science, Information Technology, EEE etc.; 

b. Up to 2 years of relevant consulting industry experience working on small/medium-scale technology solution delivery engagements;

c. Experience working with front-end user reporting (e.g.: MSTR, Business Object, Cognos), back-end database management (e.g.: Oracle, Teradata) and/or ETL interfacing (e.g.: Informatica, SSIS) technologies.

Additional skills: 

a. Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to articulate results and issues to internal and client teams

b. Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.

c. Ability to work within a virtual global team environment and contribute to the overall timely delivery of multiple projects.

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