Head of Data Science - Financial Services

International Permanent
  • Drive data science best practices
  • Grow and nurture highly sought-after data science team

About Our Client

Our client is a series-B fintech with long-term presence in Indonesia and robust business performance.

Job Description

A Head of Data Science will be responsible for:

  • Manage a team of data scientists
  • Ensure timely and quality delivery of projects
  • Plan, schedule and manage the Data Science initiatives
  • Develop and implement standards for data science code, models, experiments, documentation
  • Familiar with ML Lifecycle and hands-on experience managing ML in production environments.
  • Provide quality assurance and control of all Data Science research plans, methodologies and implementation of deliverables. Review and code-review the team's work.
  • Comfortable in writing advanced SQL (Joins, Partition/Window functions, CTEs, sub-queries)
  • Develop prototypes, blueprints, standards for the team
  • Identify opportunities for improved decision making or business process optimization.

The Successful Applicant

A successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Bachelor or Master's degree in Statistics, (Applied) Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science, or similar advanced degree is preferred
  • Possess numerous of experience in applied Data Science, Quantitative Analysis, Statistical Analysis, or Modelling
  • Comfortable in writing advanced SQL (Joins, Partition/Window functions, CTEs, sub-queries; fluency in Python and the core Python data stack (Pandas, Numpy, Scikit-Learn, SciPy, Matplotlib)
  • Deep understanding of Data Science fundamentals and workflow e.g. algorithms, data structures, model selection and evaluation, model performance metrics, ensembling, and common pitfalls of machine learning.
  • Excellent communication skills (Bahasa Indonesia and English)
  • Great project management skills
  • Highly curious, critical and motivated

What's on Offer

Flexible working arrangement

Competitive salary & benefit

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Data Analytics
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