Data Scientist - Asia Venture Group
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Data Scientist

Based in: Kuala Lumpur

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We are building Southeast Asia’s one stop shopping destination by consolidating millions of products and promotions from leading local and international online shops into a single discovery engine. With a motivated team of more than 80 people we have already built the largest online product catalogue in South East Asia and reached more than 5 million shoppers.

Now we are ready to take the next step. In short, you will work at the heart of our matching and classification engine for a product catalog of more than 20 million products. With the support of our developers and designers you will define and develop the algorithms that define how and which products are shown to our online shoppers.


  • Design the core of our classification, matching and tagging enginethat delivers personalized product recommendations to online shoppers
  • Inform, influence and support the business team by presenting insights and trends from gigabytes of data collected every month on our platform
  • Work in an agile environment as part of an interdisciplinary development team on the implementation of those ideas
  • Follow a data-driven approach by closely monitoring the performance of the algorithms and delivering incremental improvements on a weekly basis


  • A Bachelor's degree or higher in compute science, math & statistics, data science or a related subject
  • Track record of applying natural language processing and text mining algorithm to real world problems
  • Knowledge of scripting languages like Python and PHP and respective libraries like numpy, scipy, matplotlib
  • Hands-on experience with parallel processing of data using map reduce concepts and cloud platforms
  • Background working with gigabyte-sized datasets that are stored in NoSQL databases
  • Fundamental knowledge of image recognition, machine learning algorithms and neural networks is a plus
  • A customer oriented and data-driven approach with a lot of attention to detail and a practical mindset


  • Very flexible working environment
  • Diverse culture of more than 20 nationalities within our team
  • Ability to own and drive your own topics
  • Career advancements for our best talents to support our growth
  • Work permit sponsorship for expatriates
  • Fun Friday

Apply now!