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Data ScientistAsia Miles Limited
Data ScientistAsia Miles Limited

Job Highlights

  • building data, analytics solutions & data mining
  • Deep learning, classification, optimisation etc...
  • Digital and multichannel marketing

Job Description

About the role

Asia Miles, Asia’s leading travel and lifestyle rewards programme, is looking for an experienced data scientist with a strong background in digital marketing and campaign support to join our Strategy & Analytics team in Hong Kong.

Reporting to the Customer Analytics Lead, this role is a pivotal technical leadership role in a team with a wide remit, working to understand customer needs, facilitate collaboration across business units, proposing and tracking solutions to completion with demonstrable impact on the overall business strategy.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who aspires to make change in a progressive, innovation-led business.


Key Responsibilities

  • Provide technical leadership to other analysts and data scientists
  • Use key tools of analytics and data science to come up with tangible, sustainable solutions, and present back to business units with recommendations
  • Work closely with internal business units such as Strategy, Marketing & Engagement, Finance and Sales teams and C-Suite
  • Understand business stakeholders’ needs through strong collaborative relationships and translate these needs into analytics problems
  • Evaluate model performance and iterate to optimise


Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor/ Master’s Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Psychology, Social Sciences or related discipline
  • At least 8 years of working experience with big datasets and on large scale analytical projects
  • Extensive experience in building data and analytics solutions, data mining, data manipulation, statistical analysis and data visualisation
  • Experience in leading large scale analytics projects that drive significant change
  • Expertise in a selection of the following:  Hadoop, Spark, SQL, SAS, R, Python, Machine Learning, NoSQL databases, Adobe Marketing Suite, Digital Analytics, etc.
  • Experience with deep learning, classification, recommendation engines, optimisation, AB testing, complex visualisations, forecasting, NLP, ensemble models, Bayesian approaches, active learning or sentiment analysis
  • Experience in digital and multichannel marketing. A customer focused mindset with a drive to improve customer lives
  • Strong project management, communication and technical leadership skills
  • Passion for this field with genuine interest in human behaviour, curiosity about people and a drive to make things better
  • High energy, can-do attitude and ability to deliver high quality output to fast paced deadlines


Asia Miles is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with our personal data policy and for recruitment purposes only. Candidates not notified within eight weeks may consider their application unsuccessful. All related information will be kept in our file for up to 24 months. A copy of our Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request by contacting our Data Protection Officer.

Additional Information

Career Level




Years of Experience

8 years

Employment Type

Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

Asia Miles, Asia’s leading travel and lifestyle rewards programme, was launched in February 1999 and has more than 11 million members and over 700 programme partners worldwide.

Asia Miles aims to deliver Life Rewarded and offers members extensive opportunities to earn miles by spending daily from a wide range of travel and lifestyle categories including flights, hotels, dining, financial services, retail, technology brands and much more.

With 26 airline partners, Asia Miles members can earn miles when flying to more than 1,000 destinations worldwide. With 400 dining outlets to choose from, Asia Miles offers one of the largest ranges of lifestyle food & beverage options in Asia to earn miles.

In addition to flight awards, Asia Miles members can also redeem miles and enjoy fabulous awards such as hotel stays at 60,000 hotels, car rental services in 20 countries and over 35,000 lifestyle and experience awards.

Asia Miles is open to anyone aged 2 or above and is free to join.

Managed and operated by Asia Miles Limited, the travel and lifestyle rewards programme is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited.


Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others

Five-day work week, Life insurance, Medical insurance

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