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Lead Data Scientist

Intermediate (3-6 years)


Job Description

Lead Data Scientist required for brand new FinTech start up

Lead Data Scientist - Fintech company

Fully funded Fintech start up is searching for a Lead Data Scientist to lead their team

Your new company

A newly start-up but fully funded Fintech firm is actively hiring a Senior Data scientist to lead their Data Science team. This Fintech firm will be entering an underserved part of the market and already has several strong partnerships with technology giants in this space.

Your new role

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Growing a team of Data Science staff, this means hiring as well as developing their skill set in the field
  • Working on projects ranging from data infrastructure through to pure data science work, as this is a start-up a can-do attitude is necessary
  • Providing actionable insights and business recommendations based on available data
  • Engaging senior stakeholders to present data in laymen's terms and to help drive business strategy

What you'll need to succeed

As the successful candidate you will have:

  • Either a Master's degree in a quantitative study and 10+ years experience or a PhD and 5+ years experience
  • Technical experience in Python or R is a must and having experience with machine learning libraries such as Tensorflow, Numpy, Keras, etc is a must
  • GCP / Cloud experience would be ideal
  • A can-do attitude as you will be expected to help work on projects of all sizes and will be asked to grow a team from scratch

What you'll get in return

You will be joining one of the most exciting Fintech start-ups in Hong Kong. This start-up is fully funded and has just begun hiring. You will have the opportunity to earn equity in the company and truly get in on the ground floor. You will have the opportunity to grow a team based on your vision and you will have the opportunity to leave a legacy as this company is in their early stages.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click "apply now" or for more information and a confidential discussion this role or to find out more about IT opportunities contact Alistair Reynolds at +852-2230-7931 [email redacted, apply via Jobable]
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Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelIntermediate (3-6 years)
Education LevelNone
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese, Mandarin (Putonghua)
HaysHuman Resources and Recruitment