Data Science & Machine Learning Technical Mentor

Full-time · Entry level · Hong Kong

Posted Sep 30, 2020 · Job Reference #12903489

About the company

Xccelerate was founded with the original vision of bridging the tech talent gap in Hong Kong. We enable students and companies to acquire the skills they need in Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Software Engineering. Our mission is to provide accessible, cutting-edge tech education to empower individuals, businesses, and communities globally.

About the Role

We are looking for a passionate data science technical mentor to assist our head of data science in carrying out the immersive data science and machine learning bootcamp. You will be a critical knot that helps to hold our network together as we scale and deepen our value verticals. This is an excellent role for someone looking to grow with a dynamic team.


  • Learning and summarizing data science workflow and process
  • Learning and documenting algorithms and the math behind popular machine learning algorithms
  • Preparing course materials and exercises in programming with Python, R and Software
  • Assisting students with capstone ML projects
  • Assisting head of data science in carry-out presentations and seminars

Preferences & Qualification

  • Degree in Computer Science / Data Science (Fresh graduates will be considered)
  • Previous experience as educator and/or training provider will be preferred
  • Fluent written and spoken English and Cantonese
  • Strong programming skills in Python and R
  • Ability to learn TensorFlow, Keras and PyTorch for deep learning
  • Knowledge in NLP, Computer Vision and Reinforcement Learning is preferred
  • Knowledge in Statistical Learning and Modelling is preferred
  • Business software in ML such as Microsoft Azure and Power/Tableau - BI is a plus
  • Alignment with our goal to help those who are passionate about technology but unable to find the right avenue
  • Appreciating feedback to improve curriculum material
  • Strong interest in state-of-the-art technology
  • Ability to work as part of a team and open to new ideas
  • Passionate about adult learning and education
  • Occasional work on ad-hoc in-house projects

What We Offer

Culture: At Xccelerate we are a young vibrant team and make it our responsibility that every team member grows professionally and as an individual

Growth: We provide full scholarships for part-time courses and encourage the team to constantly up-skill themselves

Connection: Xccelerate family enjoys going for weekly team lunches and happy hour

Value: It is in our DNA that every team member has a voice and we embrace everyone's individuality and ideas

Innovation: Our team is constantly innovating to conquer bigger challenges

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Full-time · Entry level · Hong Kong