Job description

yuu has turned shopping into fantastic rewards for customers across Hong Kong. It is the largest customer loyalty programme and enables members to earn rewards in over 2,400 places, faster. Since the launch in July 2020, yuu has quickly established its market leading position and now serves millions of customers in Hong Kong. yuu was the No.1 downloaded mobile App in 2020 on Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

We are looking for high calibre team members like you to join our dynamic, fast growing and innovative business. Come join us now.

Senior Data Scientist - yuu

You will be working with various stakeholders in an exciting, dynamic and fast-paced environment. You’ll help us to further understand, model, predict, segment, acquire and retain our customers and be part of a rapidly expanding analytics team.

The job holder will use their high numerical aptitude to build data pipelines, develop data science models, and provide high quality insights to our loyalty program partners’ trading and marketing teams and/or FMCG suppliers.

The Job

The main day-to-day responsibilities are:

  • To translate business needs and develop algorithms, predictive models, prototypes, data visualizations, and web applications
  • To formulate insight plan and provide data-driven recommendations for customer engagement and segmentation strategy
  • To build and maintain the data pipeline and ensure its performance
  • To support deliveries of ad-hoc analytical projects to the clients with actionable insight and present findings to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • To identify and support in driving efficiency of regular tasks through automation and streamlining of processes
  • To cross check, debug, and solve issues to ensure your team’s deliverable's accuracy and clarity, even when confronted by subtle data complications

The Person

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Statistics / Mathematics / Operations Research / Data Science or other related quantitative fields
  • 5+ years of experience as a data scientist or other quantitative data role
  • Experience in common data science languages/toolkits, such as Python, SQL, R, Scala, Apache Spark, Google ML and BigQuery, Keras, or other statistical / machine learning software
  • Proficient with various machine learning techniques, and understands factors that affect their performance
  • Strong background in deep learning, recommender systems, or reinforcement learning
  • Build processes supporting ETL, data structures, metadata, dependency, and workload management in a large and complex data environment
  • Experience with BI & data visualization tools (Tableau preferred)
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure environment or other cloud services
  • Experience in building web scrapers to collect external data
  • Project and vendor management experience
  • Motivated to proactively seek out opportunities to add value from data and willingness to learn new tools, skills and coding languages
  • Track record of good people skills and team orientation; quality-oriented, highly committed and professional
  • Excellent communication skills in English, Cantonese and Mandarin
  • Candidate with less experience will be considered as Data Scientist

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