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Data Scientist (Full-time or contract)

  • Software Development
  • Full-time
  • Penang, MY
  • Remote friendly

2021-10-29 01:39:36 UTC

Data Scientist

At Xpress.ai we work with customers to co-develop new solutions that fit their business needs and optionally then take it to market. Data Scientists help our engineers find the right algorithms to use and help our customers understand the impact our models will have on their business.

Job responsibilities

  • Organize, analyse and interpret data to uncover patterns and trends and establish how these findings can help increase business value through making better informed decisions.

  • Support the implementation of advanced analytics projects aimed at improving business performance across distribution, underwriting, claims and customer service;

  • Maintain and enhance the existing advanced analytics models across the company to ensure models remain effective, updated and relevant to business objective.

  • Work closely with the Data team to ensure adequate data infrastructure is in place to support the availability and efficient blending of traditional, unstructured and also third party data for various analytics projects;

  • Work closely with various stakeholders to operationalize successful POCs into daily operations;

  • Build up an analytics knowledge repository with the aim of industrializing the use of effective advanced analytics models across the company.

  • Managing and overseeing data science related projects during discovery, scoping, design, and delivery.

  • Work with stakeholders throughout organization to identify opportunities for leveraging data science and advanced analytics to drive business solutions.

Job requirements

  • Masters or PhD Degree in Computer Science, Analytics or Mathematics or similar disciplines;

  • 5-7 years of experience in advanced analytics, business intelligence and implementation of analytics projects required;

  • Advanced experience in SQL, SAS, Python or other analytical tools required;

  • Expertise in machine learning technique (neural nets, decision trees, regression, clustering, classification, etc) and have hands on experience in Scikit-learn

  • Familiar with Deep Learning model such as CNN, R-CNN, MaskRCNN, VGGNet, ResNet, GANs, DNN model tuning

  • Extensive experience with mainstream deep learning framework such as PyTorch or TensorFlow

  • Familiarity with data science toolkit such as jupyter lab/notebooks, pandas, bash scripting in Linux or cloud environment

  • Solid understanding of algorithms, linear algebra, machine learning, computer
    systems/architecture, neural network under the hood details

  • Leading technical teams in a project or product

Other desired experience and skills

  • Familiar with big data technology (e.g. Hadoop, Hive, Spark, etc) a plus;

  • MLOPS/DEVOPS: Familiarity with system integration, developer Workflows, MLops,
    Containerization, GPU, Serving, Model Management, Azure/AWS Machine Learning

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated success in persuading cross functional business stakeholders to implement change required;

  • Leadership 





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Remote restrictions

  • Workday must overlap by at least 4 hours with Penang, Malaysia