Principal Data Scientist

Principal Data Scientist Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Principal Data Scientist to join our team.


  • Identify new analytic trends/ data needs and repeatable analytic solutions;
  • To identify opportunities to innovatively use data to provide strategic & operational insights to business.


  • Proficiency working with visualisation tools e.g. R Shiny, Tableau etc;
  • Have an understanding of Hadoop, Hive and/or MapReduce etc;
  • Consulting experience;
  • Able to program in different programming languages e.g. Python, R, Java, Ruby, Clojure, Matlab, Pig or SQL;
  • Statistical, mathematical, predictive modelling, forecasting and business strategy skills;
  • Experience with Machine Learning and AI is an added advantage;
  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant data experience and experience building segmentation and propensity models;
  • Post Graduate Degree in Business and Quantitative field (Econometrics, Mathematics, Statistics, or Computer Science with emphasis in Statistics).