Lead Data Scientist (JD#7058)

  • Job Category
    Information Technology
  • Job level
  • Contract type
    Full Time
  • Location
  • Salary
    S$8000 - S$12000

Job Description

Job Summary

Our client is looking for an experienced lead data scientist to lead a team to design, develop and implement data science models and algorithms across multiple data science projects.

Someone with track record in deploying Data Science / Artificial Intelligence models in production environment will be preferred.

Mandatory Skill-set

  • PhD / Bachelors in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Data Science and Analytics;
  • Has around 5 years of experience in Data Engineering or Data Science field;
  • Proven to be able to lead and solve complicated technical problems in Data Engineering or Data Science areas;
  • Good hands on experience solving business problems using Machine Learning, Statistical & Predictive Modelling;
  • Experienced in working with large data sets (statistical analysis, data visualization, data mining, data cleansing, data transformation and machine learning);
  • Good hands-on in visualization tools such as Qlikview / Qliksense, Tableau &/or Power BI and Python skills;
  • Experience in using and adapting algorithms from machine learning libraries such as scikit-learn, numpy / scipy, pandas, NLTK &/or Tensorflow;
  • Able to apply scientific thinking to solving business problems through analytics and data;
  • Possess excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.

Desired Skill-set

  • Experience in big data tools (Hive, Hadoop, Spark, Elastic Stack, Kafka) and databases (Cassandra, MongoDB, and Neo4J).


  • Collaborate with business owners to translate and formulate business requirements into technical specifications through data science approach;
  • Come up with ideas, experimenting, forming hypotheses and testing them out;
  • Translate business requirements into a problem that can be quantified and solved with analytics and data and regular review of these productionized models;
  • Design, develop and implement strategies and workflow to roll out a robust, scalable, and efficient data refinery related solutions using suitable data engineering;
  • Identify trends, develop insights, build analytic models and present key findings to the senior management;
  • Interpret technical statistical results and communicate insights through storytelling;
  • Maintain and enhance data repository to ensure continuing relevance and consistency to business users;
  • Ensures documentation of processes, analytics design, measure definitions, data integration, and development;
  • Mentor and champion Data Analytics driven activities within the team;
  • Keep abreast of latest developments in the fields of Data Science / Artificial Intelligence technologies and capacities.

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EA Licence No. 07C5639

Closing on 22 Jan 2022