Data Scientist Application – Job Opening
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Data Scientist

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


Position Overview:

TenPoint7 is looking to hire an experienced Data Scientist in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. As a Data Scientist, you will have the unique opportunity to influence the growth and strategy of a recent US based SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) phenomenon. Team with US clients and help them solve their toughest data analytics and insight challenges. TenPoint7 also has an academic collaboration with the prestigious John von Neumann Institute (JVN) (Vietnam National University, HCMC) sponsoring a select few students enrolled in the new Data Analytics major program (Master’s degree). You will have the added unique opportunity to work closely with these students on select TenPoint7 projects while preparing them to be tomorrow’s credible and valuable data scientists.



What You Will Do

  • Work with TenPoint7 Data Engineers to design and develop the TenPoint7 Cloud platform focusing on integration of scientific algorithms into the SaaS data pipeline.
  • Collaborate with clients and TenPoint7 Data Analysts and Data Consultants to define and build advanced analytics apps.
  • Team with TenPoint7’s US-based data science leadership team and US clients to propose analytic solutions/models aligned with client business needs.
  • Be responsible for the design, development & delivery of suitable analytic apps for each client based on industrial-sized data sets that typically will include model building; data acquisition, cleanup and filtering; identification of patterns & feature extraction; variable selection; experimentation with algorithms and performance analysis. You will be given responsibility for the overall quality & fit of the delivered solution/model.
  • Assist in project management activities such as scoping projects, estimating work effort, assigning tasks to the Data Analytics students, identifying & communicating milestones and results, resolving project issues/risks, and transitioning solution to client team. Through all of these activities, you will collaborate closely across multi-functional client project and leadership teams.
  • Play a vital role in creating data science based analytics apps and cloud based data pipeline by developing and implementing re-usable analytical/statistical methodologies, processes and solutions that generate deeper and quicker analytical insights that can be then deployed as features of the TenPoint7 Cloud.
  • Train, develop & mentor the Data Analytics students through knowledge sharing sessions, encouragement to undertake relevant research activities, and other appropriate methods



Who You Are

  • Expertise in predictive analytics, statistical modeling and/or data mining algorithms is necessary. Must have knowledge and/or professional experience in some of the following: Multivariate Regression, Logistic Regression, Support Vector Machines, Bagging, Boosting, Decision Trees, and clustering algorithms.
  • People management experience having managed small to mid sized teams of Jr. Data Scientists/Analysts, graduate or doctoral students, or other technical staff. Native-like fluency in Vietnamese & business proficiency in English language skills is a must.
  • Solid proficiency and working experience with at least some statistical software packages and analysis tools such as R, SAS, SPSS, or MATLAB.
  • Advanced skills in writing code in Python or Perl.
  • Working experience in Hadoop, Spark, Storm or related distributed platforms and associated languages such as Pig, Hive, or Mahout.
  • Strong knowledge and skills with SQL and relational and non-relational databases.
  • Solid communication and presentation skills, including the ability to clearly articulate the solution and implications of a complex model to all types of audiences, and utilize presentation tools such as MS PowerPoint, Prezi, and/or Visio.



TenPoint7’s Commitment to You

TenPoint7 is on a mission to build tomorrow’s data scientists while engaging with enterprises today to solve their current data insight challenges. Our academia/industry partnership is unique and progressive led by a thoroughly experienced group of entrepreneurs, industry professionals and world-class scientists/faculty members. We can guarantee a hyper entrepreneurial environment that will be extremely engaging, fast-paced, working in close collaboration with both academia and industry to provide the best possible solutions and experiences for US enterprises while simultaneously preparing & mentoring Vietnam’s brightest upcoming talent for tomorrow’s scientific workforce.


TenPoint7 provides the following perks that include:

  • Highly competitive commercial salaries in HCMC.
  • Solid benefits package offered including private health insurance, good amount of holidays, profit sharing possibility and working in a new & modern co-sharing office complex.
  • Build a growing Data Science commercial practice, get hands-on experience conducting business development, and influence TenPoint7’s growth strategy and direction.
  • Potential travel to USA for team meet-ups, client visits and trainings.
  • Unique opportunity to make a real world impact – we are addressing tomorrow’s global human resource problem of a critical shortage in data intense skill sets.
  • Continuous growth opportunities via nurturing top talent at one of Vietnam’s highly regarded and prestigious higher-learning institutions (JVN).
  • Continuous professional development through sponsored certifications and attendance at relevant industry conferences.
  • A very open & thoroughly entrepreneurial culture that fosters collaborative learning and sharing of ideas & solutions



About TenPoint7

TenPoint7 is an Analytics Software-as-a-Service company based in Seattle, WA with a global development office located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. We deliver high value analytics apps hosted in the cloud that are infused with Data Science based algorithms. We are driven by these 3 simple things: Data, People & Value.



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