Multiple positions for Data Scientist/Analyst in BBM Data Sciences Team. Location: Singapore


As a data scientist/analyst with BBM you will be part of a highly empowered team of data scientists, data engineers and machine learning practitioners that are creating a first class experience for one of the most popular messaging platforms in the world. The successful candidate will be responsible for deriving insights about user behavior, user preferences and product performance from large data sets. This will include understanding business requirements, data sourcing and preparation, feature creation and selection, model selection and optimization, and performance measurement and presentation. We work with large heterogeneous data sets such as free form text, web pages, social graphs etc. We are constantly looking for new ways to create useful features and derive meaningful insights from mountains of data.


The successful candidate should be able to become an expert/leader in an active area of R&D such as spam detection, user preference modeling, behavior modeling, social network analysis, recommendation systems, content classification and/or business decision support. He or she will be hands-on wrangling data and creating large-scale predictive models (supervised, unsupervised and/or reinforcement) from disparate data sources. He or she will implement and deploy their ideas at scale and in the cloud. He or she will leverage data and business principles to solve large scale web, mobile and data infrastructure problems.


PhD, MS or equivalent experience in machine learning, computer science or related field
Solid reasoning and communication skills
Must be able to programmaticaly author, schedule and monitor data pipelines using Airflow, Mesos
Must be able to automate deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications
Solid understanding of machine learning and statistics. Experience with multiple statistical modeling techniques such as logistic regression, gradient boosting, random forests, SVMs, bagging, DNNs, etc.
Preferably to have experience in one or more of NLP, computational linguists, hierarchical and/or multi-label classification, search or information retrieval, graph analysis, optimization, and/or recommender systems desirable.
Preferably to have experience with cloud platforms such as GCP
Data wrangling skills: Spark, Beam, Hadoop, Hive, Pig etc.





BS/MS or equivalent experience in computer science, software engineering, information systems or related field.
3+ years of experience in development for NoSQL databases (ElasticSearch, MongoDB, Cassandra or ClickHouse)
Web front-end programming skills (JavaScript, ExtLib, AngularJS, etc)
Knowledge of any scripting language (Perl, Python are preferred)
Experience in full-stack development
Experience with Hadoop ecosystem
Solid reasoning, written and communication skills
Experience with machine learning, AI, data mining and/or analytics is highly desirable
Must be legally eligible to work in Singapore

Can work independently and as part of a team
Good written and oral communication skills
Familiarity with messaging apps and/or advertising models a plus

Specific requirements:

Must be legally eligible to work in Singapore

Educational level:

Bachelor’s Degree

Level of experience (years):

Mid Career (2+ years of experience)

How to apply:

Please mention NLP People as a source when applying


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