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Senior Data Scientist

Keywords / Skills : Python, R, Time Series

5 - 10 years
Posted: 2019-08-26

Database Administrator (DBA)
Post Graduate
Posted On
26th Aug 2019
Job Description
The Senior Data Scientist is a key element in the team by designing, prototyping and implementing algorithms for prediction, novelty detection, optimization or classification. Scientific, with a strong mathematical background and good analytical skills, the Senior Data Scientist will:

• Interact with customers and partners to gather requirements, lead workshops. Understand the business problem or decision being made and be able to 'model' or 'abstract' what is critical to solving the problem

• Collaborate with other expertise centres to propose and implement innovative algorithms. Undertake data mining and increase the value of the data through in-depth analysis

• Work closely with an agile software development team, in charge of product development and project implementation. Many algorithms will be run in real-time operations.

• Support scripting and task automation if necessary

• Support and train junior data scientists if applicable

A team player, result-oriented, problem solver, he/she will be a main asset for the team by proposing new ideas and methods and implementing them efficiently. 


• 5 years of experience in Data Science

• Possess programming skills that comprise both computational aspects (dealing with large volumes of data, working with real-time data, cloud computing, unstructured data) and statistical aspects (working with statistical models like regression, optimisation, clustering, decision trees, random forests…)

• Proficient in Python or R (please describe the packages used in the Resume)

• Work experience in time series processing

• Strong Mathematical skills

• Knowledge of water networks / civil engineering / utilities sector

• Deep Learning experience

• Knowledge of Signal Processing techniques

• Knowledge of additional programming / scripting languages

• Experience in software development : package development and publication, other programming languages

• Scientific publications on Machine Learning in a reputable journal 


• MS or PhD in Applied Mathematics, Data Science

• or MS in Computer Science – Machine Learning with a BS in Mathematics. 

** Interested candidates please send your resume to

All information would be treated with the strictest confidence. We regret that only short-listed applicants would be notified.

Shayna Chan Sheng Hui (R1980684)

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About Company

SEARCHASIA is a prominent Human Capital Consulting firm with a strong Asia Pacific presence.

Attracting and hiring the Best People in today's ever changing business environment, is a challenge for any organization. Asia Pacific provides some of the most exciting and dynamic opportunities in business. With an especial focus in Asia Pacific, SearchAsia understands the challenges of hiring in this part of the world and always ready to deliver creative solutions to attract the right talent.

Each year, more and more professionals and employers engage SearchAsia as a result of a personal referral. This is a testament to the high level of professionalism and service that has established SearchAsia as a market leader in the headhunting and executive recruitment sector in Asia Pacific.

100% client focused, SearchAsia's reputation is built on trust and integrity. For a premier HR consulting firm like SearchAsia, the ultimate measure of success is the level of satisfaction experienced by our clients.

To service our international clientele, SearchAsia has organized its activities in 7 distinctive business domains:

· Banking & Financial Services

· Oil & Gas, Energy & Infrastructure

· Engineering & Manufacturing

· Biomedical Sciences & Healthcare

· IT/ Telecommunications

· Media, Marketing & Communications

· Finance & Accounting
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