Xccelerate (HK)

Xccelerate (HK) -Senior Data Scientist & Trainer

Mid Level
Hong Kong
Senior Data Scientist & Trainer
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About Us

Xccelerate is recognised as one of Hong Kong's leading ed-tech start-ups. In ~4 years, we have built a track record of up-skilling 5,500+ alumni by working with enterprises, government and individuals on 4th industrial revolution skills (i.e. RPA, AI, Coding, UI/UX design, BlockChain). Since day 1, we have focused on project-based curriculum that inspires professionals to apply their learnings and boldly move away from business as usual. Our unique value proposition revolves around building highly engaging end-to-end educational experiences by continuously refining positive feedback loops such as gamification, social learning, peer-to-peer accountability and market-driven content.

Who we're looking for

We are in search of a passionate Lead Data Scientist and Trainer at Xccelerate, looking to do the best work of their lives and take the Xccelerate platform to the next level!! 

What you will be doing
  • Work closely and lead a team of instructors to execute the full-time data science bootcamp
  • Lead data science projects including curriculum development, data science projects and building internal analytic systems 
  • Deliver instruction to students, including teaching classes, advising on assignments, and regular curriculum development. 
  • Provide students and team with meaningful and prompt feedback on their progress.
  • Mentor students through the development of multiple real world projects that will showcase their abilities to future employers 
  • Facilitate a dynamic and interactive learning environment 
  • Inspire students to persevere through the challenges of learning complex subjects.
  • Contribute to the material and direction of an expanding global curriculum, ensuring the course remains cutting-edge and effective for students worldwide.

Who you are
  • Degree in Computer Science/ Math or a related field / candidates with masters/ advanced degrees in related disciplines will be preferred 
  • 4+ years of professional data science experience (candidates with less experience will be considered for the data specialist & trainer position) 
  • Previous experience as an educator and/or training provider is a plus 
  • Fluent written and spoken English, and cantonese/ manadarin is prefered 
  • Strong programming skills in R, Python, familiar with Packages Pandas, NumPy, Seaborn, Sci-kit learn, TensorFlow, Keras and PyTorch for deep learning is a must 
  • Knowledge in NLP, Computer Vision and Recommendation Systems, Statistical Learning and Modelling is required 
  • Knowledge in Data Engineering including but not limited to SQL, Data Warehouse, Cloud Platforms like GCP and AWS 
  • Ability to lead, coach and mentor data science team and trainers 
  • Strong interest in state-of-the-art technology and Passionate about adult learning
What we offer
  • Value: It is in our DNA that every team member has a voice and we embrace everyone's individuality and ideas 
  • Growth: Clear career progression path and we make it our responsibility that every team member grows professionally and as an individual. 
  • Connection: Xccelerate family enjoys going for weekly team lunches and happy hour
  • Innovation: Our team is constantly innovating to conquer bigger challenges.
  • Up-skilling: We provide full scholarships for part-time courses and encourage the team to constantly up-skill themselves. 
  • Guidance: Mentoring and on-going support throughout your career with Xccelerate
  • Culture: At xccelerate we are a young vibrant and diverse team

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