Lead Data Scientist - Financial Services - Hong Kong

Location: Hong Kong
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Technology
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH240581_1582326006

Lead Data Scientist - Financial Services - Hong Kong

A top tier financial services group is looking for a Lead Data Scientist to provide technical leadership on customer behaviour analysis and business insight generation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will formulate long term data analysis service strategy to drive value for the business
  • You will initiate and lead research and development of infrastructure for data extraction, preparation, and loading of data from a variety of sources using technology such as big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning
  • You will lead a team of data specialists to serve the data analysis needs for business units
  • You will evaluate data analysis and visualisation tools that will offer deeper insight into the data pipeline, allowing for critical discoveries to meet business requirements
  • You will support and lead training of colleagues from different business units on basic data analysis skill
  • You will propose, build, and execute various data science models to leverage existing data to improve business by utilizing unstructured data
  • You will evaluate effectiveness of proposed models in the business's product/services and track the business performance against data analysis model


  • 8+ years' work experience in data analysis with team leadership exposure
  • MSc in Computer Science, Operational Research, Statistics or a related degree; PhD is an advantage
  • Excellent skills in communication (English and Chinese), presentation, stakeholder management
  • Experiencedwith the following tools and technologies:
  • Machine-Learning and Deep-Learning, including time-series analysis
  • Hadoop, Spark, Kafka
  • Relational SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Data pipeline/workflow management tools
  • Stream-processing systems e.g. Storm, Spark-Streaming
  • Object-oriented/object function scripting languages such as R, Python, Java, C++, etc.
  • Power BI or Tableau

Please submit your resume to Stephanie Tung: stephanie.tung@ambition.com.hk