Data Scientist

Star Media Group

Based: Malaysia(Selangor)

Posted on 11 Sep 2023

Job Description

Star Group Analytics is a new venture by Star Media Group (SMG) to pave the way for digitization of the organisation. SMG is involved in multiple media business and the analytics team is to venture into latest data technology to bring a perfect harmonization of business and technology.

We are are a growing and passionate technology team and are looking for a Data Scientist, to contribute to this venture.

Reporting to the Senior General Manager of Group Analytics, you will be responsible for working on myriad range of projects for the business leveraging the latest most relevant machine learning techniques. You will deliver models and create strategic insights into various media offerings.

Job Responsibilities 

1) Data Science
  • Covering operational and in-stream analytics, predictive and prescriptive analytics, industry models and analytics enablement and governance.
  • Demonstrable  experience in performing advance data simulation. 
  • Implementation of algorithms in production, commercial environments (server-side), including object-oriented design.
2) Data Manipulation / Data Prep
  • Demonstrable experience in formulating and solving business problems using mathematical/statistical constructs in order to derive insight into systems.
  • Able to prepare and manipulate data directly from data sources for analysis purposes. 
  • Experience in writing clean, maintainable code following good practice.
  • Experience in solving the above problems using at least two of the following: Python, R, SAS, SPSS, Java, MATLAB.
  • Familiar with at least one of data visualisation development tools: Tableau, JavaScript, D3.
  • Some knowledge of big data analytics tools. (e.g. Spark, Storm)
  • Constrained optimization techniques such as integer programming, constraint programming, etc. 
  • Some knowledge of database systems and data extraction is preferred.

Company Details

At The Star media group, integrated media is more than just communications. For us, it's about harnessing various touch points, so that our viewers, listeners, readers and stakeholders remain in touch, in focus and in tune with the world around them. Providing our audience with compelling content that is engaging, insightful and analytical. We help to shape society at large and are committed towards offering the best in integrated media solutions. The Star media group currently has entities in print, digital, radio, TV, events and training.