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AI Programmer/ Data Scientist - Ventures_HK

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC)

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AI Programmer/ Data Scientist - Ventures_HK

Intermediate (3-6 years)


Technical Skills

  • Apache Hadoop
  • AWS
  • Computer Programming
  • Data Analysis
  • Economics
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Java
  • Python
  • SQL
  • Time Series Analysis

Job Description

AI Programmer/ Data Scientist - Ventures_HK

Location: Hong Kong

Job Description & Responsibilities

The team is a mix of data science, engineering and other professionals and expects everyone involved to fix problems and address challenges of every kind.

Task would include the following:
  • Technical Tasks:
              - Understanding product data demands
              - Data and modelling feasibility assessments
              - Data ingestion and preparation
              - Data analysis and modelling
              - Prototyping new learning algorithms
  • Non-Technical Tasks:
              - Reporting of findings on a regular basis
              - (Non-) technical communication with other team members

Reporting structure & key relationships

The role will operate in a team of project founders, developers, product managers, project managers, marketers and business analysts. The team ultimately reports to the Chief Technology and Disruption officer PwC.
Line management is through PMO governance.

  • 3-5 years of applied experience in data analysis and advanced modelling (several of: basic linear models, SVM, decision trees, bagging, boosting, spline/ polynomial GAMs, Bayesian reasoning (such as belief propagation, multi-armed bandits, online learning etc.), time-series analysis, ANOVA, LDA, HMM, causal modelling, etc.);
  • Exceptional technical, research and analytical capabilities to lead a team of developers in the development and testing of a range of products. This involves:
              - Leading and coordinating improved and streamlined processes for model development.  Strong customer focus is essential
              - Providing technical guidance to team members
              - Communicating effectively to senior management and colleagues from  business and engineering backgrounds
  • Strong programming skills in working with Java, Python and/or R;
  • Familiarity with database modelling and SQL (and ideally also NoSQL);
  • Visualisation skills using tools such as Tableau;
  • Hadoop ecosystem and cloud (such as AWS, Aliyun, Azure) tool knowledge is a plus;
  • Ideally industry experience in a KPI-driven business environment;
  • Excellent English and Mandarin written and spoken skills. Cantonese is a plus;
  • Flexibility to travel is preferred (estimated up to 25%).

Key personal attributes
  • The ability to communicate findings and data requirements to a non-technical audience;
  • A curious mind-set and good problem-solving skills;
  • Independent thinking and an interest in combining data knowledge with programming skills and business/ product understanding;
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, especially with cross-disciplinary efforts;
  • Acquires and applies commercial and technical expertise by staying up to date in industry and with market trends
  • Manages projects and economics efficiently; planning and performing work in accordance with client requirements and professional standards;
  • Committed to self-development;
  • Actively shares ideas and knowledge and is innovative;
  • Demonstrates courage and integrity;
  • Lead and contribute to team success; and
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelIntermediate (3-6 years)
Education LevelNon-specified
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese, Mandarin (Putonghua)
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC)Accounting and Finance

22/F, Prince's Building Central, Hong Kong

directions_walk4 mins walk from Central Station