AirAsia

Principal Data Scientist

Job description

Job Description

  • Experience with common data science toolkits, programming languages, visualisation tools and SQL/NoSQL databases.
  • Good applied statistical knowledge with emphasis in business and finance related statistical distributions, statistical testing, modeling, regression analysis, etc.
  • Experience with distributed computing platforms and open-source tools and libraries.
  • Familiar or prone to adopt design thinking methods
  • Able to operate under pressure and change, and balance among speed, reliability, interpretability
  • Good working knowledge of productivity tools such as G Suite, Git, Jira, Confluence
  • Experience with code versioning, code review and documentation
  • Improve models and algorithms to further optimize business outcomes.
  • Experience developing and deploying to the cloud
  • Collaborate and work across functional and multidisciplinary teams in a dynamic environment to develop an understanding of evolving/agile business needs.
  • Ability to identify challenges. build relationships, and communicate across functions and geographies, and deliver successful solutions
  • Research and devise innovative statistical/big data models for data analysis
  • Keep up with current technical and industry developments
  • Strong problem solving skills with an emphasis on business solution product development.
  • Ability to mentor junior data scientists.
  • You are a thought leader and are responsible for delivering complex projects successfully
  • Mentor and guide junior members and contribute to global department expertise, deliverables quality and skills development.
  • Ability to transcribe strategic insights into actionable recommendations
  • Work closely with stakeholders to identify opportunities leveraging data-driven solutions.

Experience in one or more of the following specialized areas:

***Machine Learning***
  • Understanding of machine learning algorithms such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision trees
  • Experience using ML frameworks such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, or scikit-learn.
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform products and services such as Vision API, Recommendations API, Cloud Natural Language
  • An in depth knowledge of AI techniques, their real-world advantages/drawbacks, and ability to prescribe and implement feasible and appropriate conventional/AI related techniques that serve as solutions to problems.

***Algorithm Engineering***
  • Strong ability to implement, improve, and deploy ML and Math models in Golang or Python
  • Conduct systems tests for security, performance, and availability.
  • Develop and maintain the design and troubleshooting/error documentation.
  • Create cost effective scalable systems and develop innovative algorithm solutions.
  • Research on algorithm improvements for higher performance, accuracy, and optimality

***Operations Research***
  • Familiar with modelling problems as mathematical programming, constraint satisfaction, particle swarm optimization and other appropriate OR methodologies
  • Familiar with tools such as Cplex, Gurobi, Google OR-Tools.
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical and Operations Research techniques and concepts and experience with applications development

***Decision intelligence***
  • Drive decision science aspects as a standard user experience -staff or customer- process (cognitive biases, cross-cultural reasoning, statistical interpretation, human factor impact, algorithmic bias etc.)
  • Actively showcase the added value of design thinking, data-driven decisions, agile and user-centric methods.
  • Support research (user and markets) and data processes for enhanced decision quality.
  • Develop strategic action plans integrating human factors and data science to improve AI driven decisions and choice architecture (persuasive design)

Qualifications
  • BS/MS/PhD in a Mathematics, Science or Engineering disciplines
  • Decision science speciality: BS/MS/PhD in science (statistics, management, cognitive/psychology, AI, analytics, marketing, design, HCI)
  • More than 12 yrs relevant experience beyond first degree

We are all different - one talent to another - that is how we rely on our differences. At AirAsia, you will be treated fairly and given all chances to be your best. We are committed to creating a diverse work environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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