WeLab (HK)

WeLab - Lead Data Scientist / Senior Data Scientist - WeLab Bank

Senior Level
Hong Kong
Lead Data Scientist / Senior Data Scientist
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About Us

WeLab aims to bring joy to everyone’s financial journey. We strive to improve people’s lives by reinventing financial services through game-changing technology. We put our people first, whether it’s our customers or our employees.

Who we're looking for

We are looking for a telented Lead Data Scientist / Senior Data Scientist to join our WeLab Bank team. You will have a chance to drive innovative initiatives to shape the future of WeLab virtual bank together with our highly energetic Tech and Game Changer team. Make impact and build the financial services of the future.

What you will be doing
  • Identify business opportunities by applying data modelling, machine learning, deep learning and NLP to identify opportunities, and make valuable discoveries leading to better business decision making
  • Play a vital role in generating innovative solutions by exploratory data analysis from complex and high-dimensional datasets, both structured and unstructured, applying advanced statistical, data mining, and machine-learning techniques.
  • Generate and test hypotheses, analyse and interpret the results of product experiments
  • Drive and manage multiple projects from research, planning, designing to final delivery
  • Work with business units to translate prototypes into new products, services, and features
  • Work closely with internal teams on project planning and execution
  • Identify new analytics tools and techniques and lead development and deployment of infrastructure for generating and analysing information
Who you are
About you:
  • You're a go-getter with mad juggling skills (or multiple hats) who can thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment
  • You have a strong thirst for knowledge and are driven to find solutions that don't exist yet
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity and extremely resourceful (in your past life you could've been a detective)
  • You always find a way to get things done without sacrificing the quality of your work, integrity and values. No task is off limits for you.
  • You are humble and prioritize the success of the team over your own with an eagerness to help those around you
  • You don't shy away from challenges and have the ability to bounce back from setbacks
What is required and what we’re looking for:
  • Minimum 7 years in an analytics role in digital, product or marketing
  • Degree holder in Data Science, Information Technology, Statistics or other related disciplines
  • Demonstrable professional experience in statistical analysis, quantitative analytics, forecasting/predictive analytics, multivariate testing (A/B testing), NLP, deep learning and optimization algorithms
  • Excellent skills on R, Revolution R, SAS, SPSS or SQL, with understanding of database structure, model design and segmentation techniques
  • Ability to work independently and strategically, open to tackling new issues and sounding out new ideas.
  • Able to explain analytical methodologies and concepts in non-technical language
  • A proactive and can-do attitude
  • Excellent communication skills in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
What we offer
  • Competitive salary
  • Learning and development stipend, because we value lifelong learning and believe the best way to invest in our employees is to encourage them to continue to learn
  • Work hard and laugh lots (chicken wings and french toast, etc.) with a high-performing, fun and diverse team
  • Happiness Dollars for spending on anything that makes you happy
  • Coffee stipend
  • Conveniently located office surrounded by diverse and delicious lunch options
  • Lively office with gaming consoles and a ping pong table
  • Fun extracurricular activities with your colleagues like hiking, yoga, badminton, wine tasting, dragon boat racing, rock climbing, etc.
  • Employee referral bonuses

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