Chief Data Scientist

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline:
Salary:
Contact: Vinny Chan
Email: email Vinny
Posted: 8 months ago
  • AI Digital Product
  • Hands-on Technical Leader to drive advanced analytics strategy and execution
  • Building Prototype to Production

We are looking for a Chief Data Scientist who will be leading and driving the direction of advanced analytics strategy and implementation. A leader who loves data product development and getting the hands dirty to build solutions while inspiring a team of data scientists to excel in their capability,
you will be a great fit for this role.

You will be leading the data scientists to perform high standards of work and advising on algorithms and methodologies to use, building prototype to implementation. In this pivotal technical leadership role, you will support the strategic planning to strength existing opportunities with the current client using the digital product and support in advising new clients for the continued growth of the business.

Requirements

  • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience in data science
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in managing and leading a data science team with proven success as a people manager
  • Relevant experience in financial domain, whether in financial services industry or have dealt with financial data science work
  • Ideally PhD holder in relevant fields including Statistics, Economics, Computer Science
  • Proven success in overall establishment and development of data science capability
  • Proficient in programming language such as Python, R, SQL
  • Ability to designing a data strategy roadmap and outlining the priorities and objectives for the business in the long run
  • Experience in using cloud and big data platform including AWS, Cloudera, Hadoop
  • Familiar with containerisation
  • Good to have experience working on data science projects for finance, trading behaviours
  • Good to have knowledge of insurance principles, underwriting and the various functions of an insurance organization, including Finance, Underwriting, Sales and Claims desirable.
  • Excellent communicator to effectively interact and convince business and technical stakeholders across all levels

Reaching out

For a confidential discussion on this or any other opportunities available in the market please contact Vinny Chan at vinny.chan@next-wavepartners.com - Direct Line: +65 6914 9936

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