Data Scientist



Data Science
Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Posted on Saturday, November 11, 2023
Selangor, Malaysia

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Research and Development

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Experience Level:

Experienced Professionals

Job Description:

Where you fit?

If you are a data scientist with a passion to show business impact and value to the business with your data science skills, this could be a right opportunity for you to apply.

What's the role?

  • Drive the technical direction of our data science projects

  • Ensure that we are using the latest and greatest techniques to deliver valuable insights

  • Provide technical assurance for data science project across broader Commercial Data Science Portfolio

  • Works within a variety of well-defined and standard R&D techniques, procedures, and practices.

  • Works under general guidance and work instructions (work is being checked by manager or senior colleagues), which requires the job holder to apply a combination of applied and theoretical knowledge within a well-defined scope. Has knowledge about a specific discipline and may coach less experienced colleagues, but not yet regarded as an internal or external expert.

  • Supports the Data Analytics team in the design and execution of analytics projects.

  • Works with data and technology experts to help execute analytics projects and deploy solutions.

  • Develops optimal analytical models that address the business requirement, with acceptable levels of accuracy.

  • Writes efficient code that incorporates best practices in that technology.

  • Supports the design and delivery of analytics projects, within or cutting across different business units in Shell.

Job Requirement:

  • Bachelor of Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Economics, Quantitative Finance etc

  • 4 years of working experience as Data Scientist

  • Solid managerial track record

  • Excellent stakeholder management/ business partnering skills

  • Multiple data science/AI projects delivered

  • Advanced knowledge of forecasting

  • Commercial mindset (understanding of Energy industry is a bonus)

  • Experience in delivering Analytics projects for Finance (bonus)

  • Proficiency in Python

  • GitHub repo to showcase work is an advantage

  • Familiarity with cloud technology, SQL, and object-oriented programming (bonus)

  • Understanding of finance and financial accounting (bonus)

  • Expertise in statistics and mathematics

  • Data quality analysis, hypothesis testing, and advanced timeseries forecasting techniques

  • Proficiency in other programming languages like C++, Java, and SCALA (bonus)


Company Description

Shell Business Operations (SBO) is a chain of operational centers that form an integral part of Royal Dutch Shell. We influence business development for Shell globally, enabling the work of 93,000 employees in over 70 countries across the world.

SBO Kuala Lumpur is home to 11 different functions that support Shell within the Southeast Asia, Oceania, and Middle East region. Housing more than 2000 employees, SBO Kuala Lumpur is focused on driving excellent corporate performance that enable Shell to operate in a global competitive and ever-changing business environment.

Shell Business Operations (SBO) Kuala Lumpur is focused on driving excellent corporate performance in Contracting and Procurement, Creative Solutions, Customer Operations, Finance Operations, Human Resource, Information Technology, Legal Operations, Retail Centre of Excellence, Supply Chain, Technical Asset Operation and Upstream Transformation. We enable Shell to operate in a global-competitive and ever-changing business environment.

An Innovative Place to Work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An Inclusive & Progressive Place to Work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential.

  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply and we’ll take it from there.

  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.

  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

  • We offer several flexible working arrangements subject to business requirements for our employees to help support work-life balance.

A Rewarding Place to Work

  • Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice. Our CARE benefits are mindfully curated to promote Eco Living, overall Wellbeing, Personal Growth and Caring for our loved ones.

  • We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.


Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Shell/Shell Group companies around the world. The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand. Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.