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Data Analyst / Data Scientist

Date: 23-Nov-2022


Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

To join the NUS College Admissions team at the National University of Singapore (NUS) to collect, analyze and visualize data, and present the analysis for regular and ad-hoc reporting purposes, in order to meet multiple information and strategic requirements for the various stakeholders within NUS College.

The successful candidate will join a team to engage in the following activities:

  • Create detailed reports on data sources, methodology, analytical techniques, analytical results and insights for stakeholders.

  • Develop visualizations and presentations for dissemination of analytical results and derivation of actionable insight.

  • Develop data repositories and system to enable key stakeholders to process admission data (e.g. applicant details, reader/interviewer assessment).


Successful candidate should have the following qualifications and capabilities:

  • Bachelor/Master degree in Data Analytics, Information Technology, Computer Science or another quantitative field.

  • Strong SQL query scripting skills and knowledgeable in database technologies.

  • Proficiency in data modeling, data wrangling and data preparation.

  • Proficiency in using one of the programming languages (e.g. C++, C#/.NET, Java, Python).

  • Analytical skill to perform data profiling and data visualization.

  • Experience in using in one or more of the following techniques/methods: statistical and predictive modelling techniques, clustering and classification techniques, text analytics, simulation and optimization methods.

  • Proficiency in using Business Intelligence tools (e.g. Power BI, Tableau or Qlik Sense).

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving skills and critical thinking with the ability to articulate ideas with data.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams.

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presences are required. 

In accordance with Singapore's legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able to work on the NUS premises with effect from 15 January 2022. As such, job applicants will need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge

Organization: National University of Singapore