Associate, Data Scientist, Technology Group


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Technology Group
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15343

GIC is one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds. With over 2,000 employees across 11 locations around the world, we invest in more than 40 countries globally across asset classes and businesses. Working at GIC gives you exposure to an extraordinary network of the world’s industry leaders. As a leading global long-term investor, we Work at the Point of Impact for Singapore’s financial future, and the communities we invest in worldwide.


Technology Group
We experiment, design, and lead a 24×7 global business where we support core capabilities in asset management, trading, investment operations, and risk management. We deliver secure, reliable, and integrated solutions, and provide insights on new, and emerging technologies. 


Business Partner & Solutions
You will help to explore new, and existing technology to support our strategic, and operational business needs across our Public Markets, Private Markets, Total Portfolio Risk, Corporate Services, and Enterprise Solutions.


What impact can you make in this role?
You will be empowered to be at the top of your game by providing strategic partnership, and innovative technology solutions that supports GIC’s vision of being a tech-driven, global, long-term investment firm.


What will you do as a Data Scientist?
The Data Scientist in BPS works with various business user to improve operational efficiency in different systems. The Data Scientist needs to:

  • Refine ambiguous questions and generate new hypotheses about the systems and business through a deep understanding of the data and business.
  • Develop models and analytics to support key functions such as trade execution, investment operations, finance and compliance to detect anomalies and develop solutions that improve our efficiency and effectiveness in our operations.
  • Be able to analyze, manipulate, and visualize the data to help business users understand their systems better.
  • Define how a digital product measures success, by developing Key Performance Indicators and other user/business metrics, in close partnership with business users and other subject areas such as finance operations and cybersecurity.
  • Collaborate with software and data engineers to build and improve on the availability, integrity, accuracy, and reliability of data logging and data pipelines.


What makes you a successful candidate?

  • M.S. or Bachelors degree in Math, Economics, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, or other quantitative fields
  • Good understanding of experimental design, machine learning and statistical methods
  • Experience coding in python, building the end to end solution from ingesting data, processing it, building models and visualizing the results on a dashboard such as Tableau 
  • Understand how to deploy and monitor models in production
  • Willingness to get your hands dirty to wrangle with challenging datasets to identify product opportunities and uncover interesting product insights


Work at the Point of Impact
We need to be forward-looking to attract the right people to help us become the Leading Global Long-term Investor. Join our ambitious, agile, and diverse teams - be empowered to push boundaries and pursue innovative ideas, share your views, and be heard. Be anchored on our PRIME Values: Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence, which guides us in how we make our day-to-day decisions. We strive to inspire. To make an impact. 


GIC is a Great Place to Work 
At GIC, we believe sustainable high performance is driven by high expectations and a commitment to excellence, as well as empowerment and flexibility.  As such, we currently operate under a hybrid model in which most employees spend 3-4 days in office and 1-2 days working from home each week. This balance allows us to preserve the ‘office as a hub’ for ideation, professional growth, and interpersonal connection, while giving our employees the flexibility to do their best work and be their best selves.


We are an equal opportunity employer
As an employer, we passionately believe every individual brings with them unique diversity of thought and perspectives to meaningfully enrich perspectives of GIC teams to drive competitive performance. An inclusive environment yields exceptional contribution.


Learn more about our Technology Group here:

Our PRIME Values

Our PRIME Values

GIC is a values driven organization. GIC’s PRIME Values act as our compass, enabling us to fulfil our fundamental purpose and objectives. It is the foundational bedrock which governs our behaviors, our decision making, and our focus. It informs both our long-term strategy as a firm, and the way we relate to our Client, business partners and employees. PRIME stands for Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence.