Lead Data Scientist - Leading Global Financial Firm Lead Data Scientist - Leading Global Financial  …

Pinpoint Asia Limited
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 19 Jan 22
Excellent Remuneration
Pinpoint Asia Limited
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 19 Jan 22
Excellent Remuneration
Posted by:
Matthew Chung • Recruiter
Posted by:
Matthew Chung
As a Lead Data Scientist, you will act as the subject matter expert in data science and advanced analytics, designing and implementing data solutions to address business challenges, with focus on applying data science/machine learning methods. You will develop, maintain, test and evaluate data solutions within our cloud-based Big Data & Analytics Platform.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of data scientists and analysts
  • Lead end-to-end design and implementation of complex data science and analytics projects, utilizing appropriate approach and techniques including machine earning, statistics, business analysis and data visualization.
  • Mine and analyze data on our Big Data and Analytics platform to drive optimization and improvement of product development, market structure development and business strategies.
  • Interpret and analyze data problems, and conceive, plan and prioritize data projects
  • Use predictive modeling to increase and optimize client experience, revenue generation, product targeting and other business outcomes.
  • Engage with Data Engineering Team to design and continuously refine platform offerings and architecture;
  • Work closely with the Data Management Team to promote data quality and documentation of all work;
  • Work closely with Product Manager for product and service launch, including release planning, capacity management and operational review.


  • 10+ years of experience with designing and implementing data science solution for business, in a commercial or consulting capacity, with demonstrated achievement in realizing business value or operation improvement;  
  • A degree in a relevant discipline such as Computer Science, Mathematics or other Engineering;
  • Data-driven thinking;
  • Experience in conceiving, planning and leading end-to-end data science projects involving a large variety of complex data sets;
  • Ability to articulate the approach, interpretation and business values of data science projects and clearly communicate them to stakeholders including senior management;
  • Advanced numerical and machine learning Python skills;

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in Financial Markets (e.g. exchange, brokerage, trading institution) and knowledge of financial products;
  • Experience in Apache Arrow and Anaconda;
  • Excellent communication skills and experience working in cross-functional teams, able to communicate effectively with both business and technical teams;

If this outstanding opportunity sounds like your next career move, please send your resume in Word format to Matthew Chung at resume@pinpointasia.com and put Lead Data Scientist - Leading Global Financial Firm in the subject header.

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Headquartered in Hong Kong, Pinpoint Asia is the go-to Specialist Firm for Technology Recruitment

We are a team of specialist tech recruiters (many of our recruiters come from an IT background) and we serve a wide range of clients, all the way from tech startups (especially FinTech) to some of the top Financial Institutions on Wall Street and several other large scale enterprises in other industries.

Our significant market reputation and status as the leading search firm for many of our clients is a direct result of our strong industry relationships, intimate understanding of the marketplace and proven ability to deliver results. 

Our vision is to help companies hire smarter and help job seekers get closer to their career aspirations.

To see all our open jobs please reach out to us at https://pinpointasia.com/job-search/ (EA License # 65791) 

We are also seeking top-calibre candidates for the following exciting roles:
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