Senior Data Scientist

Posted 08 June 2023
Salary 30K AED p/m and benefits
LocationSaudi Arabia
Job type Permanent
DisciplineData & Analytics
Contact NameShakira Caffoor

Job description

​Our client, a leading firm in the banking industry, is currently seeking a highly skilled Senior Data Scientist to join their dynamic team.

As a Senior Data Scientist, you will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams comprising data scientists, software engineers and product managers. Your role will involve developing and delivering exceptional products and services. Using a diverse range of technologies, including Python, R, Conda, AWS, H2O and Spark, you will unlock valuable insights hidden within vast volumes of numerical and textual data. From design and training to evaluation, validation and implementation, you will spearhead the development of machine learning models.

In addition to your technical expertise, you will also demonstrate strong interpersonal skills by effectively communicating complex concepts and aligning them with tangible business goals. As an ideal candidate, you prioritize customer satisfaction and possess a deep commitment to making informed decisions that will benefit their customers. Your innovative mindset drives you to explore emerging technologies and stay up to date with state-of-the-art methods and applications. You excel in defining solutions for complex problems, and constantly seeking new ideas and approaches. A natural leader, you challenge conventional thinking and collaborate with stakeholders to enhance existing practices while fostering talent development within your team and beyond.


  • Bachelor's Degree plus 5 years of experience in data science, or Master's Degree in data science.

  • At least 3 years of hands-on experience in machine learning development.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) with 4 years of experience in data analytics/data science.

  • Minimum of 4 years' experience building AI/ML models using Python, Scala, or R.

  • At least 3 years' experience with SQL.

  • Prior experience in the banking industry is preferred.

To find out more, please send in an application today!