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Consulting - Data & Analytics - Senior Data Scientist / Senior Data Engineer - Hong Kong

Location:  Hong Kong
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  30-Nov-2021

Job description

Requisition ID:  150688

Consulting – Data & Analytics – Senior Data Scientist / Senior Data Engineer


EY Data and Analytics (EY DnA) is our flagship data and advanced analytics capability within EY, working across multiple sectors including financial services, government & public sector, energy, mining & metals, and consumer products.  We are one of the largest and fastest growing practices in Asia Pacific with more than 400 specialist staff in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Korea, The Philippines and Malaysia.


We work unreservedly with some of the biggest market players to enable, strengthen and help navigate through their data journey as trusted advisors and delivery experts. Our passion is driven by our strong purpose to build a better working world by enabling our clients transform into intelligent organisations. Information and intelligence are the assets which enable this, and our practice provides innovative approaches to unlocking this information, solving many of our clients’ biggest challenges.


The Opportunity


Being at the forefront of technology we are now helping EY clients move from traditional data warehouse environments onto big data platforms or are helping create hybrid environments combining old and new technologies. This is an exciting time that involves new sets of problems and leveraging our knowledge of traditional environments and pushing the boundaries of big data and analytics. 


You will be joining a growing team of data focused consultants working on some of the most exciting projects in Hong Kong. This team works on a mix of Big Data, traditional business intelligence and data analysis projects with a strong focus on advanced analytics, data science and cloud technologies.


Your key responsibilities


As the Senior Data Scientist / Senior Data Engineer you will be the team/competency leader for advanced analytics and data science or data engineering within the EY DnA team in HK. You will work with the broader DnA team to deliver solutions utilising leading big data platforms and cloud technologies. Our current team is working on some of the latest technologies in the region using advanced analytics solutions such as AWS, Azure, Hortonworks, Cloudera etc.  

This varied role with a mix of Data Science or Data Engineering projects will find you:

  • Leading the advanced analytics and data science capabilities or the data engineering projects of the EY DnA team in HK
  • Working closely with senior stakeholders to understand their business requirements and apply the latest AI, data science, advanced analytics and data solution to provide actionable insights to our clients
  • Actively participating and leading sales pursuits and business development opportunities for advanced analytics work as well as supporting wider data and analytics projects and opportunities
  • Leading the design and development of advanced statistical models to deliver effective predictive models and be able to clearly explain the model strengths and weaknesses to both technical and senior business stakeholders
  • Leading the design and development of Enterprise data platform solution to support clients’ major data transformation programmes


To qualify for the role, you must have


  • Fluency in English
  • At least 5 years' experience in delivering advanced analytics / machine learning / complex data integration projects
  • Experience in leading a team of data analysts / data scientists / data engineers to successful project delivery
  • Detailed understanding on the latest AI techniques and tools / ETL framework and tools and how they can be applied to deliver quantifiable business outcomes
  • Strong experience in articulating complex concepts in a clear and concise manner to a range of audiences from C-suite to specialist
  • Strong written and verbal communication, presentation, client service and technical writing skills in English for both technical and business audiences
  • Strong skills in one or more programing skills in R / Python / Java / C++ / SQL
  • For senior data engineer, strong skills in designing Enterprise data warehouse architecture, strong skills in designing and implementing data storage (such as Oracle, AWS Redshift, Azure SQL Data Warehouse), expert in one or more data integration technologies (such as Azure Data Factory, Informatica, Datastage, Microsoft SISS, Talend) or open source data integration tools (such as Kafka, Apache Airflow or Nifi) and experienced in data model design for visualization.


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Exceptional communication, written and presentation skills
  • Strong working knowledge on the mechanisms of the underlying Machine Learning algorithms
  • Strong experience working with cloud platforms, e.g. Azure, AWS, Alibaba Cloud etc.
  • Demonstrable experience as either the sales lead or SME for advanced analytics business pursuits
  • Track record of delivering complex end-to-end data projects from source systems to consumption layer


What we will provide you


  • We strive to recruit the talented people. This means you will be surrounded by highly skilled and passionate individuals wherever you go at EY.
  • When you join our team, you open the door to a stimulating international career. It is rewarding to be part of an organization that is at the forefront of analytics. You will get a chance to work on and support sophisticated and market-leading products. We are a global organization with a promising future and lots of opportunities for you to evolve and grow.
  • A culture where respect, integrity and teaming define the way we work together. You'll also find support for your continuous growth and success.


What working at EY offers


  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you


About EY


As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, experience/knowledge and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.


If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.  

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