Data Scientist

Job Title: Data Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Salary: 6000000 - 9000000
Reference: 10544
Contact Name: Dana Greenfield
Job Published: August 23, 2018 09:00

Job Description

Our Client is a Globally focused Tech company utilizing AI in their web and application services. Seeking experienced developers with strong English and Japanese communication skills. 


  • In order to raise user satisfaction and sales, conduct data analysis necessary for thinking about the product strategy, specifications and functions

  • Work closely with product managers, engineers etc. to ensure that data insights are actually translated into concrete product improvements

  • Help determine the overall data strategy (potentially with help from data engineers and product managers)

  • Develop deep domain expertise about online news consumption

Minimum Qualifications

  • Technical university degree or equivalent knowledge

  • 3 years of analytical work experience

  • Experience with SQL and either R or Python

  • Intermediate knowledge of applied statistics (fit various regression curves, build predictive models, choose sample sizes, etc.)

  • Strong communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Analytical work experience related to apps or websites

  • Understanding of machine learning

  • Basic understanding of data engineering tasks (e.g. data warehousing, model deployment, using data workflow tools like Azkaban or Airflow)

  • Experience with Linux command line and shell scripting

  • Experience using Hadoop/Spark

  • Proficiency in Japanese