Data Scientist

  • Post Date: 2020-12-29
  • Apply Before: 2021-01-28
  • Job Level: Executive - Senior
  • Min Year of Experience: 3
  • Min Qualification: Bachelor Degree
  • Based In: Penang (Georgetown)
Job Description

The Data Scientist will be a key part of the Data Science and Analytics department. You will develop, train, and implement models that significantly impact the field of data analytics in areas such as supply chain optimization, demand forecasting, urban and digital farming, IOT systems, manufacturing optimization, location-based services, business strategy and more. You will have the ability to identify requirements, scope your research, develop prototypes, and deliver solutions that directly provide value to the business.


•Master’s Degree in a technical field like Math, Statistics, Computer Science, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Engineering, Operations Research, or Physics

•At least 3 years of experience working within a corporation or consumer-focused environment

•Proven expertise in data science and analytics for key areas such as probability and statistics, time-series analysis, pattern recognition, optimization, and predictive modeling

•Ability to clean and transform messy data in Python

•Ability to extract data from SQL and/or NoSQL databases is required

•Hands-on experience working with cloud services such as MS Azure is required

•Experience with fast prototyping using open source technologies such as R and Python

•Experience in implementing machine learning solutions in Python, R, or similar languages

•Experience with data visualization tools such as Power BI, Qlik Sense, D3, R-Shiny, Dash, etc.

•Ability to develop, train, evaluate, and present statistical models

•Experience with front-end development for data analytics applications is a plus

•Experience with key software development processes such as testing and version control using git repositories

•Ability to collaborate with data scientists, software developers, business partners and other stakeholders

•Experience with agile methodology and project management is highly desired