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In UltraGenius we trust

What makes us stand out and makes leading companies sit up take notice

Fast Fastidious

Expect awe inspiring accuracy at jaw dropping ease and speed Expect awe

Quality You Can Trust

Benchmarked process that brings win-wins to all stakeholders

Choice Meets Excellence

Not just great developers but a vast talent pool of doers winners

High Value Savings

We save you the trouble, time and money it takes to get the right resource

Addressing ‘What Ifs’

You only pay for the right developer. If it doesn’t workout, we help you match with another, without additional cost.

Solutions At Your Scale

Be it a startup, a mid-sized or a big organization, we find the right dev that fits your requirement

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Finding data scientists for hire can be challenging for companies. Although data science has become a demanding skill in many industries, finding qualified data scientists for hire can be challenging. That's why we assist companies trying to hire data scientists independently.


Hiring data science developers can be a complex task if you don't come from a technical background. At UltraGenius, we offer highly skilled data scientists for hire who can be onboarded within 24 hours.

What are the Essential Skills to Look for While Hiring a Data Scientist?

If you are from a non-technical background, and are looking for more information about hiring top data scientists, here we mention the essential skills for a Data Scientist:

  1. Strong command in Python
  2. Python is the go-to coding language for data scientist roles. Developers often utilize this language in various steps of the data science processes, import SQL tables into codes easily with Python, and create datasets quickly sourced through Google. 


    As a result, when hiring offshore data scientists it's wise to ensure they have a strong command of this coding language. So when choosing one, make sure they possess strong knowledge in Python, as this could make a big difference!

  3. Understanding of Apache Spark
  4. Spark has rapidly become the go-to big data technology globally. Like Hadoop, Spark provides a framework for big data processing with primary difference being its faster operation. Hadoop reads and writes data directly onto disc, while Apache Spark caches computations in memory for instantaneous results. 


    Apache Spark was originally developed specifically to accelerate complex algorithm execution in data science environments by dispersing processing workload across many machines more effectively and saving time. 


    Data scientists also use it effectively when dealing with large unstructured datasets, preventing data loss. Its crucial to access this skills when hiring data scientists. Therefore, if you are hiring top data scientists, make sure they possess adequate Apache Spark skills!

  5. Familiar with SQL Database
  6. Although NoSQL and Hadoop cover much of data science, you should still expect your candidate to demonstrate expertise with SQL queries. SQL is a programming language designed specifically for data scientists to perform operations like adding, deleting and extracting information from any database. Additionally, it performs analytical functions that transform database structures.


    SQL was designed to assist businesses in accessing, communicating, and working with large amounts of data quickly and efficiently. When used to query databases for gathering information, SQL provides results. 


    Furthermore, its short commands save time and  reduce the amount of code needed for complex searches. This skill is crucial for data scientists for hire. When hiring data scientists make sure that they must have expertise in SQL.

  7. Strong Understanding of Data Wrangling
  8. Data Wrangling refers to the process by which data scientists prepare raw data for further analysis by transforming and mapping it from one form to the other in order to gain insights. Data scientists use various strategies, including collecting relevant fields together and cleansing the information. 


    This enables them to focus more on analysis rather than spending too much time on cleaning, leading to accurate data-driven decisions with confidence. It is an essential skill when hiring data scientists - therefore data Wrangling should be part of any successful evaluation of their skill set when hiring process.

  9. Experience in Data Visualization
  10. Corporate organizations generate large volumes of data on a regular basis. It must be transformed into easily understandable information using tools like ggplot, d3.js, Matplotlib and Tableau to assist the average employee in extracting insights more efficiently from projects. When hiring dedicated data scientists, ensure they possess strong visualization abilities so your organization can find key insights effortlessly.

  11. Basic Knowledge of Machine Learning and AI
  12. Many data scientists lack experience with machine learning techniques and topics like neural networks, reinforcement learning, adversarial learning, and more. If you want your team to stand out, hire data scientists who are familiar with AI and machine learning techniques including supervised machine learning techniques such as decision trees, logistic regression, unsupervised machine learning, time series, natural language processing, outlier detection, computer vision, recommendation engines, survival analysis among others.

How to Write an Effective Data Scientist Job Description?

First, identify what you need and the skills necessary to meet those goals. Next, break the project into individual technologies your data science professional should understand. Use the information in your brief to draft an exhaustive job posting that attracts talents with these capabilities. To start, define three distinct scopes of work:


- Results: What deliverable(s) do you anticipate?


- Targets: When is your submission deadline? 


- Timelines: When are the project's start and end dates?


In addition to highlighting your skills requirements for data science candidates, make sure they're familiar with any tools required for the projects and also familiar with statistical languages such as R/Java/Python or database technologies like Hadoop.

What is the Cost of Hiring a Data Scientist?

Data science is an in-demand field, and qualified data scientists often charge higher rates than other developers or business analysts. Freelance data scientists typically charge anywhere from $36 to $200 an hour with an average project cost of around $400.


Keep in mind that when you require more specialized skills like Scala or Spark the rates will increase accordingly. It might be better to discuss a fixed fee for the entire project.

How to Hire a Vetted Data Scientist?

When hiring a data scientist, first verify their competencies across four areas: statistics, business and communication skills, programming, and production data set experience. Next, you can check their skills relevant to your project: Do they need experience with complex or simple data? Are they proficient in machine learning, etc.? Finally, turn these requirements into an in-depth job description with targeted interview questions to find an ideal data scientist candidate.

What are the Services Offered by Data Scientists?

  1. Data Science
  2. Hire a data scientist to review your existing data architecture, investigate data sources, and uncover data lakes. They will assist in selecting an optimal platform for managing data architecture, adopting an efficient pipeline-building process, offering viable options to clean/process/transform your data to produce value as well as helping to create value out of your big data.

  3. Data Processing
  4. Hire a data scientist to perform data preprocessing, an essential step in training machine learning models. Our senior data scientists will perform quality assessments on data sets to eliminate mismatched types and anomalies. Additionally, they'll remove unnecessary noise, reduce volume, and transform your information completely.

  5. Big Data Visualization
  6. Utilizing our data visualization skills, we will assist in turning complex data insights into visually appealing formats. Our data scientists are experts at this task. Hire one full-time today, and you'll be able to find large sets of data effortlessly and easily finding patterns, relationships, trends, and outliers from large data sets.

  7. Optimization and Evaluation of ML Models
  8. After the deployment of machine learning models, our data scientists will immediately detect anomalies and resolve them. They'll also identify underperforming subsegments along with every valuable metric for measuring the performance of the ML Algorithm. You'll also find experts skilled at selecting appropriate hyperparameters to tune their ML models for the best performance.

  9. Data Gathering
  10. Hire data science experts with extensive data collection experience who are well-trained in handling any type or amount of data. Or hire data scientists skilled in using advanced technologies and tools for gathering voluminous amounts of information necessary for generating insightful analysis.

  11. Data Warehousing
  12. Hire top data scientists from us who will assist in building data warehouses using techniques like Kimball Approach, Inmon Method, Data Vault Modeling, or CDP/DMP Approach if you work in Adtech. Our data scientists will create layers such as OLTP and ODS to set up infrastructure either remotely or on-premise for your data warehouse.

  13. Design and Deploy ML Models
  14. Experience and skills are required to build and deploy a machine-learning model successfully. Our expert data science developers specialize in Classification, Clustering, Natural Language Processing, and Forecasting Machine learning models that can learn, grow, adapt, and develop themselves. Additionally, training and deploying these models for expected results.

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What is UltraGenius? down_arrow

  • UltraGenius is a platform that assists fast-growing companies globally to hire experienced developers from India.
  • Our talent is experienced and has worked with companies like Apple, Google, Meta, Amazon, IBM, Razorpay several other fast-growing companies
  • Our clients are fast-growing companies based in US, UK Australia and they are backed by top investors like Accel, Sequoia, Y-Combinator, Lightspeed Ventures, and A16Z or are proudly self-funded or bootstrapped.

Who is the team behind UltraGenius? down_arrow

  • UltraGenius is founded by serial entrepreneurs - Shailesh Jain (alumni of Carnegie Mellon University, Computer Science VMWare. Co-founded Mirraw - 150+ employees $20M+ in ARR) Nirav Shah (alumni of Columbia University, Computer Science UBS. Co-founded LetsAlign - worked with top-notch companies freelancers globally for 10+ years).

How is UltraGenius different from outsourcing agencies? down_arrow

  • Unlike outsourcing companies, we connect you with extremely talented individuals from the entire India that can be managed directly by you. We have thousands of vetted developers on our platform looking to work for top global opportunities. Due to lower overheads like having resources on the bench, office costs other management costs, we will be able to source much better candidates in the same price band.

How is ultraGenius different from recruitment agencies? down_arrow

  • We have an internal team of engineers who screens, vet, and match talent. Thereby giving you profiles that are extremely relevant we have an extremely high hit rate. Also, we do not charge any upfront recruitment fees. We handle all the local payroll compliance for you.

Why India? down_arrow

  • India has the largest pool of amazing software developers that are friendly, can communicate well, work in a significant time zone overlap with you can offer a significant cost advantage.
  • We work with only the best developers in India who have excellent technical skills, communication skills, experience attitude.

How do you vet developers? down_arrow

  • We have built an in-house assessment platform that we use to take live coding tests MCQ tests.
  • Our team consists of engineers who vet match talent based on their tech, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • We make them do live coding via a video call and also ask them various questions related to their stack and experience.
  • We analyze their coding speed and their ability to solve complex problems and their knowledge of data structures algorithms.
  • We check their behavioral skills to assess whether they have the right attitude of ownership and can work in a fast-paced environment.

What are typical developer rates? down_arrow

  • We encourage clients to work with us based on our quality and experience even though pricing is only one factor.
  • The typical monthly rate for experienced developers is between
    • $1800 to $2500 for 1 to 3 years of experience
    • $2500 to $6000 for 3 to 5 years of experience
    • $6000 to $9000 for 5 to 8 years of experience
  • These charges are inclusive of ultraGenius fees. ultraGenius handles local labor laws, sourcing, vetting, matching, compliance, HR, payroll, procuring benefits

What is the minimum contract duration? down_arrow

  • This model is intended for long-term relationships with a minimum of a one-year duration. However, you can terminate the contract by giving the talent one month's notice if at any point your expectations are not reached.

What will be the working hours of the developers? down_arrow

  • Developers work 8 hours/day on a full-time basis from Monday to Friday with 20 paid leaves/year.

What are the payment terms? down_arrow

  • You pay us only when you hire a developer from our platform.
  • To safeguard both client developer interest we offer an escrow service
  • Clients pay us monthly on an advance basis.
  • We will raise an invoice on the 25th of every month for the work period of the following month.
  • We hold that amount in escrow and release it to the developer after his work for that month is completed.
  • If there is any dispute, we request you to reachout to us within 24 hours so we can take necessary actions to facilitate the dispute resolution.

What mode of payment do you accept? down_arrow

  • We accept payments via Bank transfer in fiat currency based on your country. We accept payments in US Dollars, AU Dollars, and GBP.

Are there any recruitment charges? down_arrow

  • There are no recruitment charges. Rates that we quote are inclusive of developer rates and our fees.

What if I want the developer on my payroll? down_arrow

  • In most cases, yes. If the developer also wants to work directly with you on your payroll, we can facilitate the same by a one time buy out fee that can be mutually agreed.

Is there any discount that I can avail of? down_arrow

  • We value long-term strong relationships with our clients. We offer the following discounts on our pricing:
    • 3+ hires/year: 2% discount
    • 5+ hires/year: 3% discount

Who has the legal rights to work created by developers on ultraGenius? down_arrow

  • The client has the legal right to work created by developers.

How can I protect my IP? down_arrow

  • We can facilitate the agreement between you and the developer upon request.

If I choose to terminate our collaboration, would there be any cancellation fees? down_arrow

  • Though we hate to say goodbye - there is absolutely no cancellation cost. Inform us a month in advance so we the developer can plan accordingly.

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