Principal Data Scientists - South Asia

Location: Singapore, Central Singapore SG

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Requisition Number: 208831

Position Title: Ecosystem Architecture V

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Principal Data Scientists: South Asia

Our Data Scientists are highly respected for their knowledge, skills and empathy to meet our customers’ business challenges through the use of data and analytics at scale, embracing the new and innovative solutions that Advanced Analytics enables. And as our customers rank among the best and largest in their industry, including leading financial institutions, manufacturers, Telcos, retailers, airlines, major government entities and others, this respect is hard earned. We believe the best way to achieve high value outcomes for our customers is to foster a community of people who love data and the world changing possibilities that analytics can provide.

You’ll be part of the regional presales Advanced Analytics team helping account teams and customers with advanced analytics solutions to their business challenges.

So, you will be smart, adaptive, curious and consultative, with a great attitude and focused on helping your customers understand how analytics provides successful solutions for their business challenges. You will be a knowledge seeker, constantly searching and collaborating with colleagues, customers and partners. As a Data Scientist you will thrive in a team, working closely with our account teams and global product management. 

You are a leader, taking ownership of providing solutions and answers to your customers and the account teams you support. You provide leadership and direction to the sales account teams internally, championing the use of advanced analytics to provide the best outcome for our customers.

You are a good communicator, with an ability to see both the widescreen and the close-up of how technology provides solutions and opportunities for your customers. And when we say communicate, we mean you’ll be talking with everyone from the DBA to senior executives; comfortable and confident that you’ll deliver the best possible solutions for your customer. So, you will have a good deal of responsibility, but you will also have autonomy to make your own decisions, and what you will learn and gain in experience just isn’t found anywhere else.

You will be a ‘trusted advisor’ to your client; your technology leadership, experience, not forgetting your business skills, means you can seek out and develop opportunities for Teradata solutions that meet your customer’s needs. You will also keep up with our competitors’ capabilities, because your customer needs confidence in your understanding of their data challenges. We don’t expect you to be an expert in everything; in fact, we would prefer you to have wide and far-reaching knowledge and experience, with perhaps a specialism field or two that you are knowledgeable in. And whatever your particular experience, you can explain, demonstrate and deliver right across the board in your customer’s organisation.

So, if your passion for real, deliverable solutions to some of the biggest data and cloud challenges in the world matches ours, and what we’ve said appeals to your sense of adventure, come and work for us.

What you will be doing…

  • You will part of the Regional Advanced Analytics, reporting to the regional Analytics Architecture Leader and be based in Singapore. The supported countries include Singapore, Malaysia, India, Pakistan, South Korea and Indonesia. The role also involves collaborating with Analytic Architects within Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the greater China area.
  • You will be willing to travel throughout south east asia regularly and elsewhere as needed, but you won’t be travelling every week as there is plenty to keep you busy supporting our customers remotely, especially in these COVID impacted times, where your health is our priority.
  • You are an experienced and expert Data Scientist, able to provide industry thought-leadership on Analytics and its application across industries and across use-cases.
  • You support the account team in framing business problems and in identifying analytic solutions that leverage Teradata technology and that are disruptive, innovative - and above all, practical.
  • An articulate and compelling communicator, you establish our position as an important partner for advanced analytics with customers and prospects and is a trusted advisor to executives, senior managers and fellow data scientists alike across a range of target accounts.
  • Also a hands-on practitioner who is ready, willing and able to roll-up their sleeves and to deliver demonstrations and Proof Of Concepts.
  • Have an excellent theoretical and practical understanding of statistics and machine learning and has a strong track record of applying this understanding at scale to drive business benefit.
  • You are insanely curious and a natural problem-solver.
  • Provide industry thought-leadership on Analytics and its application across industries and geographies, by, for example, delivering high-impact presentations at external and internal events, like Strata Data Conference and Teradata Analytics Universe; authoring blogs and articles; publishing white papers; and engaging with relevant media, including social media.

What skills are needed for ideal candidates…

  • ‘Passionate’ and enthusiastic about data, analytics and Teradata – after all, we are…
  • Be an expert Data Scientist with a strong theoretical grounding in statistics, advanced analytics and machine learning and at least 5 years real-world experience in the application of advanced analytics
  • A clear, confident and persuasive communicator, who can make a clear and understandable logical argument and successfully defend their position
  • Have a keen interest and understanding of developments in the data and analytic technology world
  • Have an excellent ability to multi-task and juggle priorities while ensuring you and the teams work life balance is kept in check
  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and, of course, be proficient in both written and spoken English
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational and people skills
  • Be passionate about knowledge sharing and demonstrate a commitment to continuous professional development;
  • Believe in Teradata's Analytic solutions and services and be committed to working with the product, engineering and consulting teams to ensure that they continue to lead the market. 
  • The ability to speak Korean would be highly regarded, but we do recognise this is a rare combination.

Teradata highly values diversity and equal opportunity in all aspects of our business. We are excited by the unique qualities, abilities and perspectives each person brings, and candidates are considered on all the attributes they may bring to the role and the team.

Grade and salary is commensurate with the demands of the role and based on skills and experience. And you can work from a local Teradata facility or virtually, depending upon your preference.

You will meet with customers and account teams remotely and in-person, and travel within the region will be required as needed. The role allows for some flexibility of working hours in line with the immediate needs of your customers and the account team.

 

 

 

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Considering COVID-19, we are still hiring but conducting virtual interviews to keep our candidates and employees safe. Many roles will be temporarily remote or work from home to comply with current safety regulations. These roles will be required to be in the office once it is safe or restrictions are lifted. Read more on our response here: Teradata Response to COVID-19 

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