Data Scientist

  • SGD6000 - SGD10000 per month
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • iKas International , EA Licence No: 16S8086
  • 16 Jan 18 2018-01-16

Looking for a Principal Data Scientist for a global insurance firm.

Key Responsibilities

  • Teaming with business leaders to understand key opportunities where Data Science support is required
  • Acquiring, auditing and cleaning data to make it usable from multiple sources
  • Explain the approaches to business leaders for agreement
  • Modeling to generate actionable insights in support of those business decisions
  • Present and explain clearly the actions and recommendations to the business on areas for potential improvement
  • Build applications around the model if required
  • Integrate the completed model into the business' application systems as required
  • Ensure activation of the project results by working with business on timeline and detail plans
  • Collecting and measuring actual results post activation for model refinement.

Key Requirements/Skills/Experience

  • Educational qualifications in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics or similar quantitative background from a well-recognized institution. MSc/PhD preferred.
  • At least 3 years of direct hands-on experience in Data Science and/or Big Data.
  • Daily work in Machine Learning, AI, using R, Python, Spark, Scala and supporting environment.
  • Demonstrated applications of Behavioral Economics and Game Theory added advantage.
  • Ability to develop server/application in Web, Mobile, Database, OS/VM set up, SSH added advantage.
  • Clarity of thought to cut through complexity to identify solution approaches that solve root causes of problems.
  • Creative mindset to look beyond articulated problems and offer alternate perspectives.
  • Demonstrated experience communicating complex insights to a business audience.
  • Team player with a sense of ownership and urgency.

This is an opportunity to work with an award-winning team. So if you are looking out please send your profile to msantiago@ikasinternational.com. R1325000.

iKas International (Asia) Pte Ltd is a registered Employment Agency with the Singapore Ministry of Manpower (EA License Number: 16S8086

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