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Data Scientist Job Singapore,  

MSD (company)

Posted on : 22 August 2017

Project Description

Data Scientist-QUA006173


The Data Scientist will:

General activities

Social Media Command
Centre (SMCC)

- Work with a networked group of SMCC Managers
in the Region.
- Embed together with the SMCC Managers within
a range of local brand teams to understand their brand plans (including but not
limited to disease & therapy area, market, strategy, tactics, behavioural
& financial objectives for each product).
Aligned with this, work with SMCC Managers as a data science and
analytics subject matter expert on ways that they can drive efficiency &
effectiveness by exploiting data from social media and multichannel activities.

Developing Expertise

- Maintain expertise in using data science to
improve our listening insights and performance on social media publishing.
- Evaluate existing campaigns and develop
proposals to incorporate into marketing plans with appropriate evaluation of
- Focus on communication of best practice
principles in all Social Media Command Center hubs and the impact of Data
Science in driving deep insights to help shape brand strategic plans.

Manage Relationships

- Work collaboratively with local IT & 3rd
party agencies where necessary.
- Work in a network style to build
relationships with Regional Social Media Command Center Managers &
Multichannel Marketing colleagues in other subsidiaries who are designing Social
Media tactics.
- Ability to provide strategic direction and
guidance for brand marketers in data analytics for measurement and tracking as
part of campaign planning and implementation processes.

Business operations

- Conduct all activities in compliance with company
policies and standards.
- Conduct all activities in line with company safety
standards and policies.
- Ensuring all business activity complies with
relevant Acts, legal demands and ethical standards.

Key Communications

- Social Media Command Center Managers,
Multichannel Marketing Brand Managers,
- IT & Business Intelligence
- 3rd party external vendors
- Data Science colleagues globally and regionally


- Science, Engineering or Computer Science Degree with a strong data science background.
- Preferred 3-5 years of experience in NLP techniques, including information extraction, named entity recognition, topic analysis, key phrase extraction, sentiment analysis, and text classification.
- Preferred 3-5 years of experience Programming experience with R/Shiny/Python.
- Proficiency in SQL relational databases.
- Preferred knowledge on Radian6, Social Studio or any social listening tools.
- Knowledge of automation tools for ETL and data pipelines is a plus
- Knowledge of visualization tools, such as D3.js and Spotfire.
- Good algorithmic knowledge of machine learning.
- General software development skills (source code management, debugging, testing, deployment, etc.).
- Preferred experience with text analysis in social media, preferably clinical and medical domain.
- Preferred experience in tracking performance of digital and social media marketing campaigns, including email, paid media, web analytics
- Proficiency in Mandarin (Simplified & Traditional), Korean or Japanese language is a bonus.

Job: Quantitative Sciences Generic Job Title:Spclst, Quant. Sciences

Primary Location: APAC-SG-Singapore-Singapore

Employee Status: Regular

Number of Openings: 1

Company Trade Name:MSD

Job Segment: Database, Scientific, Medical, Scientist, Engineer, Engineering, Technology, Healthcare, Science


Singapore, SG

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