Fairprice - Data Scientist

Location: Singapore
Business sector: Data Engineering with Machine Learning Fundamentals
Job reference: 614143
Published: 6 months ago
NE Digital is currently hiring for a Data Scientist to join the data science team in our center of excellence

NE Digital is the digital, data and technology organization that serve as a center of excellence to drive digital transformation for our group of NTUC Social Enterprises to meet the critical social needs of Singapore's community.

What You'll Be Doing
  • Working with business/data analyst/product manager and provide your data science expertise to address identified analytic opportunities, including analytical approaches, data, and technology requirements for the different business unit and corporate function
  • Work with interdisciplinary teams to plan, identify and collect data from multiple systems to support the analytic
  • Working with data engineer team to build and automate of the data workflows such as extraction, transformation, and load (ETL) to transform raw data for analytics purpose
  • Working with machine learning engineer team to deploy analytical/optimization solutions to realize the business value
  • Contribute to the foundation of state-of-the-art scientific and technical data science capabilities within the CoE team in order to support several planned and ongoing data analytics projects.
  • Research and experiment new technologies from vendors and identify opportunities to enable data science capabilities
  • Help the development of data science practice such as playbooks, standardized framework, guidelines, library and tools that will allow our data practitioners to perform their work in a structured, standard manner 
  • Contribute to our internal analytic community networks and special interest groups to upskill staff
Skills You'll Need

  • Phd/Master in Statistics, Computer Science, Operations Research, Finance, Engineering
  • Deep understanding of statistical analysis, data mining or machine learning
  • Practical experience in working with large structured and unstructured data sets
  • Ability to think analytically and deliver results that drive business decision making
  • Team player to build strong business partnerships
  • Have competency in one or more of the following programming languages or tools: Python, R, Spark, Hive, Impala Pig or Scala
  • Experience or knowledge in AWS/GCP  environment will be a plus
  • Ability to write production code will be an advantage
  • Prepared to take on new challenges and ad-hoc requests that need a quick turn-around 
  • Interested in the direct-to-consumer industry