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Senior Data Scientist (125629)

Date: 19-Nov-2021

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group


Singtel, Asia’s leading communications technology group, provides an extensive range of telecommunications and digital services to millions of consumers and businesses across Asia, Australia, Africa and the USA. With over 140 years of innovation behind us, we continue to push boundaries in our networks and services, to enrich lives and transform businesses.


Our core values – Customer Focus, Challenger Spirit, Teamwork, Integrity, and Personal Excellence – shape the way we work. We are passionate about making a difference and have an open and inclusive culture where everyone is empowered to do their best. Our diverse business means you will enjoy unique opportunities and rewarding experiences to learn and grow your career in a dynamic industry.


Join us and experience what it’s like to be with an Employer of Choice*. Together, let’s create a brighter digital future for all. *Awarded at the HR Fest Awards 2020


As Singtel GE embarks on an exciting Digital Transformation journey, we aim to gather more insights on how we can better serve our customers, build better customer experiences and identify new market segments we can grow our revenue with. This role of a Data Scientist is aimed at building internal capabilities to augment our reliance on external vendors in the ideation, creation and maintenance of data projects. Our existing projects span across artificial intelligence, machine learning and NLP.


Key responsibilities

  • Lead data scientist team of the Business Transformation Office and provide technical leadership in data modelling, machine learning, validate technical feasibility of data use cases and determine technical scope
  • Provide analytics-based thought leadership across a variety of technical and non-technical audiences to ensure that all levels of GE make data-driven decisions
  • Subject matter expert to other data scientists, data engineers and analysts across the company as an available resource for all things related to analytics
  • Develop a machine learning/deep learning models for propensity modeling, user segmentation, text analytics, video analytics, churn prediction, personalisation/recommendation
  • Tell stories that describe analytical results and insights in meetings of all sizes with diverse audiences
  • Drive a framework and leadership on how Singtel GE work with internal and third party data (think Redshift, Python, Tableau, R) to make strategic recommendations (e.g., personalized user flows, segmented marketing audiences, more accurate recommendations, churn prediction, propensity models)


The ideal candidate should possess

  • A degree in Computer Science, Applied Math, Statistics, or Industrial Engineering
  • 6+ years of work experience involving quantitative data analysis and complex problem solving
  • Complete command of SQL, and either Python, R, or Hadoop frameworks along with some experience with Tableau. Proficiency with similar BI and visualization tools is also transferable
  • Extensive experience directly querying large data sets including networks data, customer usage data, third party data and raw data ingested from non-standard platforms
  • Experience with distributed analytic processing technologies (think Hive, Spark)


We believe in the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people help us innovate and create strong connections with our customers. We strive to ensure all our people practices are non-discriminatory and provide a fair, performance-based work culture that is diverse, inclusive and collaborative.