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Data Science Analyst / Associate Data Scientist (Ref No. PE 201903-AAL)HKT
Data Science Analyst / Associate Data Scientist (Ref No. PE 201903-AAL)HKT
Job Highlights
  • Derive business insights from Big Data
  • Leveraging data
  • Bachelor/Master degree in quantitative discipline
Job Description

The job

To work closely with Data Scientists in an innovative and dynamic telecommunications company, to derive business insights from Big Data for business growth.


The role involves leveraging data, both currently available Big Data and various external data sources, to develop a deep, while actionable, understanding of how customer data can be used to support the existing and new Lines of Business.  The Team focuses on emerging opportunities by drawing in new data sources, combining them with existing customer data preferences and using that combined data to derive new insights into consumers' attitudes, interests, life stages and behavior.  The analysis also requires clear understanding of our businesses, requiring propensity modeling outputs, and various advanced analytics and data mining techniques, to derive meaningful patterns, distributions, or reports for commercial actions.


Candidate with more experience will be considered as Associate Data Scientist.


Key Responsibilities

  • Work with complex and large Telco data sets
  • Apply advanced analytical methods to solve difficult and non-routine business problems
  • Assist Data Scientists in building machine learning models
  • Gather data from multiple sources and extract business insights
  • Work closely with cross-function teams to achieve end-to-end data driven solutions
  • Data visualization using different reporting software, such as Tableau and Qlik



  • Bachelor or Master degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g., statistics, operations research, bioinformatics, economics, computational biology, computer science, mathematics, physics, electrical engineering, and industrial engineering)
  • Experience in working with Big Data and deriving analytical findings and insights for a variety of audiences is an advantage
  • Must be proficient in one or more programming languages (Python, Java, Scala, C++, etc.)
  • A fast learner to learn new technology from research papers
  • Experience in working with Big Data technologies (such as Hadoop and Spark) is definitely a plus
  • Effective communication skill to understand business challenges and requirements while clearly elaborate the data analysis and mining tactic to help the business
  • Ability to use common sense to think independently and think out of the box, strong problem solving and analytical capabilities combined with critical thinking and research capability 
  • Ability to work in a time critical environment and to meet deadlines
Additional Information
Years of Experience
1 year
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent
Five-day work week, Life insurance, Medical insurance
Company details

HKT (SEHK: 6823) is Hong Kong's premier telecommunications service provider and leading operator in fixed-line, broadband and mobile communication services. It meets the needs of the Hong Kong public and local and international businesses with a wide range of services including local telephony, local data and broadband, international telecommunications, mobile, and other telecommunications businesses such as customer premises equipment sales, outsourcing, consulting, and contact centers.  

HKT offers a unique quadruple-play experience in Hong Kong delivering media content on its fixed-line, broadband Internet access and mobile platforms jointly with its parent company, PCCW Limited. 

HKT also provides a range of innovative and smart living services beyond connectivity to make the daily lives of customers more convenient, whether they are at home, in the workplace, or on the go.


If you wish to have an exciting and rewarding career, please send your resume, quoting the reference number, your present and expected salary to us via the following methods.

Email: [email protected]

Fax: 2514-8607