Data Science & Machine Learning Instructional Associate

Full-time. Entry level. Hong Kong.

Posted Feb 23, 2021 ยท Job Reference 02202111

About the company

Xccelerate is recognised as one of Hong Kong's leading ed-tech start-ups. In ~4 years, we have built a track record of up-skilling 5,500+ alumni by working with enterprises, government and individuals on 4th industrial revolution skills (i.e. Data Science, RPA, AI, Coding, UI/UX design, BlockChain). Since day 1, we have focused on project-based curriculum that inspires professionals to apply their learnings and boldly move away from business as usual. Our unique value proposition revolves around building highly engaging end-to-end educational experiences by continuously refining positive feedback loops such as gamification, social learning, peer-to-peer accountability and market-driven content.

About the Role

We are in search of a cool, excitable and hard-working instructional associate looking to do the best work of their lives and take the Xccelerate platform to the next level!! Here is your chance to shape the direction of tech education across Hong Kong. By changing the way that people acquire their technical skills and launch new careers in the tech space, you will be moving Hong Kong to a tech enabled work force and regional tech hub.

At Xccelerate we are on a mission to transform the global workforce through tech enablement and training across key innovation areas, and we are looking for a data science instructional associate that can work closely with our head of data science on in-house projects and carrying out our Immersive data science bootcamp. You will be a critical knot that helps individuals in their transformational journey of career change.

Role Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the instructional to empower and guide our students towards their new career journey in data science
  • Strive for expertise in the subject of data science by working with experienced instructors and reinforce your subject knowledge through teaching
  • Work with the team to shape an empowering, supportive, and energetic community that accommodates the various needs and learning styles of our students.
  • Liaise with the product and engineering team to work on ad-hoc in-house projects
  • Take leadership in carrying out presentations and seminars
  • Prepare course materials and exercises in programming with Python, R and Software
  • Learn and document algorithms and the math behind popular machine learning algorithms as well as data science workflow and process
  • Mentor students with regards to building their final capstone ML projects

About You

  • Relevant undergraduate degree - major in computer Science / Data Science is preferred
  • 2+ years work experience in data science or software engineering (less experience will be considered)
  • Fluent written and spoken English | cantonese is a plus
  • Solid programming skills in Python and R
  • Knowledge in TensorFlow, Keras and PyTorch for deep learning, NLP, Computer Vision, Reinforcement Learning as well as Statistical Learning and Modelling
  • Familiar with business software in ML such as Microsoft Azure and Power/Tableau BI
  • Alignment with our vision to help those who are passionate about technology but unable to find the right avenue
  • Strong interest in state-of-the-art technology and passionate about adult learning and education
  • Ability to work as part of a team, friendly personality and open to new ideas

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: Clear career progression path and we make it our responsibility that every team member grows professionally and as an individual.

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

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

Guidance: Mentoring and on-going support throughout your career with Xccelerate

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Full-time. Entry level. Hong Kong.

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