Lead Data Scientist

Location Singapore, Singapore
Job reference 08082019_1565835804
Salary Negotiable
Consultant name Paula Dam Dieu Phuong
Consultant email paula.dam@experis.com.sg
Consultant contact no. 62328832
EA License No. 02C3423
Consultant Registration No. R1109289

A leading networking mobile application has built their brand name in SEA region. They are looking for a passionate Lead Data Scientist to join their dynamic team in Singapore.

Being a key role as a member of the analytics team, you would be responsible for creating, developing, maintaining and testing big data solutions for Company's advanced analytics projects.


  • Lead the development and testing of hypotheses across all functional areas
  • Manage a team through the process of defining Company's problems, designing their solution, and delivering high-quality work
  • Lead the research design of their projects, including statistical and data management methods, soliciting input from subject matter experts when needed
  • Design, implement and analyse algorithms which substantially impact Paktor features
  • Participate in the development of prototypes and guide solutions into production
  • Serve as a primary person to consult on complex data science issues, contributing key ideas


  • Bachelors/Masters/PhD in computer science, stats or related field
  • At least 6 years of academic /corporate hands on experience in core analytics & machine learning with at least 1-2 years of experience in managing a team
  • Experience with large scale algorithm challenges in the consumer Internet space
  • Knowledge of recommender systems
  • Hands-on experience with Apache Spark and its components (Streaming, SQL, MLlib) is a definite advantage
  • Familiarity with relational databases and SQL
  • Proven research background, in academic or industrial work, with an emphasis on delivering practical research that has a critical impact on multiple projects
  • Strong results driven personality, with a high level of enthusiasm, energy and confidence
  • Excellent analytical, communication and organisational skills

What's next?

If you are qualified and interested in applying for the position, please kindly send your CV in to Paula Dam at paula.dam@experis.com.sg / Click Apply or call 65 6232 8832

EA License No.:02C3423

EA Registration No.: R1109289

Please kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and your resume will be considered for other similar roles.

Dam Dieu Phuong, Paula EA License No.: 02C3423 Personnel Registration No.: R1109289

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