Lalamove - Data Science, Analytics Team Lead

Mid Level
Hong Kong
Data Science Team Lead
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About Us

Lalamove provides on-demand and same-day delivery services by connecting you to our driver partners on our mobile and web apps.

Who we're looking for

Lalamove is disrupting the logistics industry by connecting customers and drivers directly through our technology. We offer customers a lightning fast and convenient way to book delivery and moving services whether they are at their home, at work or on the go. People talk about O2O, we live it. Onto our sixth year as a start-up, now operating in South East Asia, China, India and Latin America, our aspirations don’t stop there as our model has the ability to transform how goods move in any city worldwide.

As a Lead of the Data Science, Analytics Team at Lalamove, you will be managing a growing team of data scientists to support different functional departments in the functional offices, as well as our operation offices across the globe.

You will be delivering actionable insights with recommendations to optimize critical processes across the business.

You will work on a variety of challenges including Price Optimisation, Demand Forecasting, Fulfilment Prediction, Fraud Detection and many others you will help identify and resolve.

The ideal candidate possess demonstrated track record in leading advanced analytics and machine learning projects which delivered measurable values to the businesses.

What you will be doing in this role:

What we seek: 

  • Evangelist: you effectively teach and promote innovative tech, challenge and influence the strategy of stakeholders
  • Quick learner: you enjoy working with data and algorithms and have the ability to learn new frameworks and technologies quickly
  • Problem solver: you have strong critical thinking skills and willing to find creative solutions to difficult problems
  • High autonomy: passionate with a can-do attitude and own end-to-end projects
  • Team player: you go the extra mile to ensure success and alignment of all parties involved

What you will be doing: 

  • Manage and mentor a team of data scientistsConceive, plan and prioritize optimization projectsCollaborate with other data teams effectively on BI, Data Engineering and Data Science dependencies and deliverables
  • Interpret and analyze business problems and opportunities
  • Measure performance of project deliverables
About you:
  • Graduate degree in Data Science, Econometrics, Mathematics or other applied sciences3+ years of hands-on experience in Data Science
  • Experience in one or more of the following: Classical ML, Time Series Forecasting, NLP, Operations ResearchExperience with machine learning frameworks and libraries (e.g. Sklearn, H2O, Prophet)Proficiency in SQL and Python
  • Good command of English

Nice to have: 

  • Logistics domain knowledge
  • Experience in distributed computing technologies (e.g. Hadoop, Spark, GPUs)
  • Experience in AWS (S3, Redshift, SageMaker, Lambda)

What we offer:

Diverse, international team.

  • Work with some of the best talent from all over the world. We are home to 20+ nationalities here and always welcome diversity.


  • Growth is part of our culture. We pride ourselves in giving our people the autonomy to excel in their roles and many avenues to develop their skills.


  • Enjoy fresh fruit, food, and drinks catered on the regular.


  • Happy Fridays, summer parties, anniversary prizes, monthly team outings, and more to bond as #OneLalamove!


  • Generous health insurance and provident fund to ensure our people are protected and secured for the future.


  • Large whiteboards, lounge areas, and cold beverages all at your disposal to do your best work yet.

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