Lead Data Scientist

Job Title: Lead Data Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: 10k SGD
Reference: JOB_000119[560]
Contact Name: Matt Young
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 23, 2018 10:19

Job Description

  • The successful candidate should be able to become an expert/leader in an active area of R&D such as spam detection, user preference modeling, behavior modeling, social network analysis, recommendation systems, content classification and/or business decision support.
  • He or she will be hands-on and will create large-scale predictive models (supervised, unsupervised and/or reinforcement) from disparate data sources.
  • He or she will implement and deploy their ideas at scale and in the cloud.
  • PhD, MS or equivalent experience in machine learning, computer science or related field
  • Solid understanding of machine learning and statistics
  • Solid reasoning and communication skills
  • Experience with multiple statistical modeling techniques such as logistic regression, gradient boosting, random forests, SVMs, bagging, DNNs, etc.
  • Experience in one or more of NLP, computational linguists, hierarchical and/or multi-label classification, search or information retrieval, graph analysis, optimization, social network analysis and/or recommender systems desirable
  • Experience with cloud platforms, e.g. GCP, and related tools, e.g. DataProc, AirFlow etc., desirable
  • Solid coding skills in at least one of Java, scala, python, C, C++ and/or perl
  • Data wrangling skills: Spark, Hadoop, Hive, Pig etc.
  • Familiarity with messaging apps and/or advertising models a plus
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Singapore

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