senior data scientist / data scientist in Singapore

sara sun, randstad
job type
S$ 7,000 - S$ 12,000 per month

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information technology
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working hours
S$ 7,000 - S$ 12,000 per month
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sara sun, randstad
+65 6510 1360
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job description

Our client is a leading player in its industry.
Reporting to the CIO, this role is an integral part of the Data Science team.

The ideal candidate should have experience working with very large data sets residing in different data stores in disparate formats. The role requires the candidate to be strong with hands-on implementation and has the potential to move fast onto a high growth career trajectory. Excellent communications skills as well as being able to visualize and present complex DS solutions for the main (C-level) stakeholders of the projects. Leadership experience and charisma are huge advantages.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collecting the business requirements and designing the provided solution for a given problem
  • Leading the DS team and delivering/implementing data science solutions at the client’s location
  • Being responsible for the quality of deliverables
  • Present the results for stakeholders (in an AGILE way), get their CRs and feedback
  • Collaborating with the PMO and other internal teams (e.g. product team)
  • Supporting pre-sales activities by drafting projects and PoC-s
  • Create reusable documentations, presentations and code libraries from the led projects
  • Mentoring mid-senior and junior data scientists
  • Participating in internal education and research tasks


  • 3+ years of experience in any of the following fields: finance, telecommunication, retail.
  • 3+ years overall experience in data mining and/or data science field.
  • Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Engineering or related degree (MSc or PhD is preferred)
  • Understanding complex data science solutions and being able to implement them (like simplified AlphaGo etc.). Knowledge in applied graph theory is an advantage.
  • Strong knowledge of probability theory, statistics, data science algorithms and their application in customer retention, campaign management etc. areas
  • Excellent communication (both verbal and written) and data visualization skills to enable stakeholders to understand complex solutions, dashboarding and reporting experience
  • Coding abilities at least one of the following languages: Python (preferred), R, SAS, C, JAVA (or similar). Software Engineer skills are not needed, but the candidate is expected to be able to write simple code to prototype and test analytical ideas. GitHub knowledge is a plus.
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills
  • Strong knowledge of DWH querying languages (like SQL, hive, Teradata, MySQL etc.) or Spark / pySpark and some experience in ETL designing.

To apply online please use the 'apply' function to attach your CV in the link

or you may directly send your CV to sara.sun(@) (Attention to Sara)

(EA: 94C3609/R1763325) We regret that only candidate based in Singapore will be considered due to Singapore Covid19 Travel and Quarantine restrictions.


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educational requirements

Master's Degree