Jewel Paymentech
Country : Malaysia
  • Full-time

Senior Data Scientist (Malaysia) SDSC17

We're a Financial Technology startup which focuses on developing intelligent solutions to mitigate fraud and other risks for the banking and financial industry (think payment terminals, ATMs and eCommerce gateways). Our solutions are now used by some of the largest financial institutions in the region. We have also recently been named as one of the most promising FinTech startups in Asia by SWIFT.

As a Senior Data Scientist, you’ll work side by side with Software Developers, Designers and Product Owners, and take full ownership of your work – from the initial idea-generation phase to the implementation of the final product on our website. Our ideal candidate is result-focused, innovative and has solid quantitative background and a good business understanding.


Jewel Paymentech is looking for a highly-motivated data scientist to join our team and support us in developing cutting edge fraud and risk management solutions.

  • Work in a multi-disciplined team where you’ll take full ownership of turning discoveries and ideas into machine learning models. You’ll use the model’s output to create and improve products for our customers, preferably in short development cycles
  • Guide and mentor more junior data scientists on the methodologies best suited to solve real-world issues
  • Build, test and deploy machine learning models to combat fraud and other payment risk issues
  • Research & Development on how to improve take Data Science at Jewel to the next level

Do you want to experience working in a fast-paced environment with new challenges every day? This is the place.


  • Attractive package + ESOP. 
  • Annual leave that's above industry norms
  • Annual holiday package on anniversary
  • Medical & dental plans
  • Payments / mCommerce / eCommerce training
  • Select your own computer option
  • A dynamic working environment – you will be a part of a team that prides itself on engineering innovative solutions to complex problems
  • Cool working environment – plenty of snacks, regular movie nights, and team activities


Candidates applying for this Job should possess a passion for problem solving and and an eagerness to work in a startup environment. Want a startup experience in the fintech industry? This is the place. Candidates must be Malaysian/PR and able to work in Kuala Lumpur.

  • Minimum five years of relevant work experience
  • BSc, Masters, PhD, or equivalent experience in a quantitative field (Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, etc.)
  • Excellent English communication skills; the ability to convey your message to team members and other stakeholders
  • Proficient in Python and Scikit-Learn/Pandas
  • Additional advantage with proficiency in Spark ML/MLLib
  • Additional advantage with proficiency in Natural Language Processing
  • Additional advantage with proficiency in using any graph databases: Neo4J,
  • OrientDB, AllegroGraph, JanusDB, etc.
  • Additional advantage with proficiency in using Keras, TensorFlow, Caffe, Torch/PyTorch, Theano, mxnet or any other Deep Learning framework
  • Additional advantage with proficiency in using Amazon Web Services
  • Prior experience with at least several of the following models: Logistic
  • Regression, Support Vector Machines, (Deep) Neural Networks, Hidden Markov Models, Conditional Random Fields, Game Theory, Mechanism Design and/or Latent Dirichlet Allocation (LDA)​

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