Research Engineer - Data Science

Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam | Full-time


We are looking for top-quality Research Engineers, who will help us find innovative ways to implement machine learning algorithms that are the backbone of our disruptive financial products. Your primary focus will be in (1) contributing to the development of our revolutionary predictive models from ideation to deliverables or any step in-between and (2) deepening your own understanding of statistical analysis, graph computing, deep learning, and AI to be ready for a more senior R&D role in 12-18 months.


  • Ideating and executing features computation, tuning, and selection
  • Assisting in predictive modeling using state-of-the-art methods
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
  • Participating in training programs in data science, statistics, optimization and machine learning
  • Occasionally traveling overseas (not more than 10% of the time)
  • This position reports to data scientists and product owners

Skills and Qualifications

  • Great data intuition
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • outside-of-the-box thinker
  • Great scripting and programming skills
  • Great communication skills
  • Experience with common data science toolkits, such as R, Python, Spark, etc is a plus
  • Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL is a plus
  • Deep understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms is a plus
  • Experience with applied statistics and optimization is a plus
  • Master in CS with a focus on machine learning is a plus

Compensation and Benefits

  • Training program in practical machine learning, predictive modeling, and deep learning by world-class data scientists
  • Top market salary
  • Generous comprehensive optional health insurance package for family
  • Free Grab to work 

Our Beliefs 

  • We aim to change the world by helping a billion unbanked consumers to get credit.
  • We take big calculated risks and move insanely fast. Our journey is that of a rocket launching and high-speed global expansion. It's not for the faint-hearted.
  •  We only recruit the top 1% of each field and let them figure out their roles, contributions, and meanings themselves. 
  • We expect each member to devote their hearts and minds to the common cause. 
  • As for the Data Science team, we seek God's view of the entire economies. 

Trusting Social Data Science Team

Our team is comprised of Ph.D. data scientists from top universities with extensive experience from Silicon Valley and major technology companies. We have diverse backgrounds, from Deep Learning, graph computing, computer vision to DNA sequencing, power network optimization, math, economics, and game theory. We aim to understand the economies like never before: in real-time, in totality, and at the individual level. We have fun analyzing trillions of records, traversing billions of social relationships, and keeping our fingers on the pulse of the entire economy. We are building AI that will replace us in doing these fun things so that we can move on to the next.