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[June 15, 2021]

dunnhumby launches Coding Challenge exclusively for women

Calling the best female coders, programmers and tech enthusiasts interested in competitive coding and problem solving to compete for an opportunity to work at dunnhumby

GURUGRAM, India, June 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- dunnhumby India, a world leader in customer data science, has announced the launch of a Coding Challenge, exclusively for women, which gives winners the chance to work at dunnhumby. The challenge will be run in partnership with TechGig, India's largest tech community.

dunnhumby, one of the fastest growing customer data science companies in India, has a workforce touching close to 700 working from all over the country. During lockdown, the company has expanded their team with over 150 professionals through virtual hiring and onboarding. dunnhumby India plans to grow with similar momentum in the coming years.

Manoj Madhusudanan, Head of dunnhumby India adds, "After two successful runs of Code Combat - dunnhumby's prize challenge, this coding challenge presents potential employees an exciting opportunity to show us their talent in action as we target to hire over 100 engineers this year. dunnhumby believes diversity of thought is a competitive edge and the fantastic success of female participants in the previous edition of Code Combat only goes to show the tremendous female talent we have in our country. We all need to work much harder to enable greater diversity in the workplace. One of the ways to move the needle is to change thebalance of hiring  significantly, and we are hoping to do just that with this challenge."

The challenge calls for the best female coders, programmers and tech enthusiasts from all over India and challenges them to creatively resolve a complex problem in a time based-controlled environment whilst seeing how they perform under pressure.

There are three challenges which match skill sets sought for three different roles that dunnhumby is hiring for:

Data Engineer

DevOps Engineer

Web Developer

The participants will be judged on their technical skills, business understanding, innovative approach, scalability and the effectiveness of the solution.

The challenges are now live and you can register here.

About dunnhumby India

Established in 2008, dunnhumby India is a hub of Data Engineering, Data Science, and Product Development with deep expertise in Price & Promotions, Category Management, Customer Knowledge, Customer Engagement, and Media delivery. The teams in India play a key role for clients spread globally at different stages of their journey with dunnhumby.

With a long history of Data Science and software development and the ability to attract exceptional talent through encouraging a culture of innovation, agility and flexibility, the India office sits at the heart of global dunnhumby, influencing the success of our entire client network. It is at the forefront of developing the best products and science using a variety of techniques and tools including highly scalable cloud hosted models, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.

About dunnhumby

dunnhumby is the global leader in Customer Data Science, empowering businesses everywhere to compete and thrive in the modern data-driven economy. We always put the Customer First.

Our mission: to enable businesses to grow and reimagine themselves by becoming advocates and champions for their Customers. With deep heritage and expertise in retail - one of the world's most competitive markets, with a deluge of multi-dimensional data - dunnhumby today enables businesses all over the world, across industries, to be Customer First.

The dunnhumby Customer Data Science Platform is our unique mix of technology, software and consulting, enabling businesses to increase revenue and profits by delivering exceptional experiences for their Customers - in-store, offline and online. dunnhumby employs over 2,000 experts in offices throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas working for transformative, iconic brands such as Tesco, Coca-Cola, Meijer, Procter & Gamble, Raley's, L'Oréal and Monoprix.




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