[MAS] Deputy Director, Data Science (Contract)

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    Public / Civil Service
  • Contract type

Job Description


MAS’ Data Analytics & Engineering Division (DAE) contributes to MAS’ broader initiatives to position itself and Singapore’s finance sector for the digital economy through advanced analytics products and capabilities. We are hiring experienced data science practitioners to help MAS further grow strategic data capabilities, and to innovate in partnership with agencies, IHLs & other data science communities.

As a member of DAE, you will be a technical leader in cross-functional teams, collaboratively planning and delivering advanced analytics products and reusable tools that support business units’ priorities.
You will work alongside Product Owners, Data and Machine Learning Engineers to design, experiment and build advanced analytics products that meet business success metrics in production, as well as collaboratively ensure that the deployed products continue to satisfy those business metrics over time.


  • Masters or PhD in the field of Computer Science, Machine Learning and/or Applied Statistics

  • 8+ years of solid data science working experience in collaborative environment

  • Strong experience in algorithmic design, statistical modelling & machine learning techniques

  • Proficient in programming languages in Python, R and SQL

  • Skilled in translating advanced data science techniques to effectively solve business problems

  • Impressive presentation, communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to explain with clarity, both in meeting and in writing, complex analytical concepts to people from other fields

This is a contract role till Dec 2022.
All applicants will be notified on whether they are shortlisted or not within 4 weeks of the closing date of this job posting.


Closing on 27 May 2021

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