Head of Data Science (Start Up)

Job Title: Head of Data Science (Start Up)
Location: Singapore
Reference: JZ/HODSSTA/220
Contact Name: JZ Seah
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 18, 2019 13:36

Job Description

  • Excellent compensation package
  • Building Data Science practice
  • Fast-growing startup

 A fast-growing start-up has a very exciting leadership role for a Head of Data Science to head up the data science function to work holistically across the entire business

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of data science engineers
  • Collaborate with the product division to scope the strategy of insights and intelligence offering to deliver out to the business partners.
  • Hands-on leader of developing Machine Learning/Deep Learning models as this is a fast pace ever changing environment
  • Advise business on interesting insights and technical constraints
  • Suitable experience

Key Requirements

  • Master’s degree in a quantitative field, such as Statistics, Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Economics
  • Mandatory to have exposure to leading a data science team as well as proven experience in operating as a data science engineer driving capability and maturity within an organisation
  • Experience building and managing a team of talented data scientists/machine learning engineers and data analysts to deliver impact
  • Experience in neural networks, logistic regression, recommender systems or any large scaled machine learning systems
  • Knowledge of and experience with statistical / predictive modelling and hypothesis testing
  • Strong quantitative, analytical and problem-solving skills, combined with a high level of initiative and ability to thrive in a multi-tasking, dynamic environment
  • A strong technical background in leading engineering teams to work alongside the data science team to achieve business objectives
  • SaaS (Software-as-a-service) experience is desired

Technical Requirements

  • Analytics: SQL, jupyter/ipython notebooks, re.dash
  • Modelling: scikit-learn, stats-models, pymc3, tensor-flow
  • Data Engineering: python, SQL, Spark, Scala, Docker, AWS
  • Data Warehouse: AWS Redshift
  • Dashboards: D3.js, Periscope etc

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