WeChat - Data Scientist

Full time

Employment Information

About Tencent

Tencent is an Internet-based platform company founded in Shenzhen, China, in 1998. We use technology to enrich the lives of Internet users and assist the digital upgrade of enterprises. Our mission is “Value for Users, Tech for Good”. We embrace a culture of teamwork & creativity and are driven by our values - Integrity, Proactivity, Collaboration and Creativity.

We are rapidly expanding our international operations and are looking for top talent to propel us forward. Combining the results-oriented nature of a start-up with the resources of a profitable and leading Internet company, Tencent offers a unique opportunity for aspiring individuals to thrive.

About WeChat

With over 1.2 billion users worldwide, WeChat is changing the mobile landscape by connecting people, services, and businesses in China and around-the world. The WeChat team in Singapore is responsible for managing and growing our core product including messaging and social networking for users around the world.

Join the WeChat team and play an impactful role in keeping people around the world connected, help redefine how people use their mobile devices to communicate and interact online and to better understand user behaviour and preferences of users worldwide.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • To look into both qualitative and quantitative data sets, perform analysis to derive problems and to build solutions through the use of machine learning and deep learning approaches
  • Collect large sets of structured and unstructured data from independent sources, cleaning and validating the data to ensure accuracy, completeness, and uniformity
  • Analyzing the data to identify patterns or trends via Machine Learning, Deep Learning models to look for actionable insights, potential opportunities and/or threats to WeChat ecosystem
  • Interpreting the data to discover solutions or opportunities and building a story-board to communicate such insights to the business for actions



  • Bachelor degree in Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Data Science, Computer Vision or similar quantitative field
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas to non-technical stakeholders in a way they can easily understand and appreciate.
  • Good knowledge of Python or C/C++ programming language
  • Self-driven, innovative, collaborative, with good communication and presentation skills, able to translate between business and technical audiences
  • Fluency in both English and Mandarin to deal with international stakeholders and stakeholders who are based in HQ

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