Data Scientist (Computer Vision) Job

Date: Jul 19, 2019

Location: Singapore, SG

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Requisition ID: QUA009228

Company Introduction

MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare. 

MSD’s Information Technology division partners with colleagues across the business to help serve our patients and customers around the world. Ours is a high-energy team of dynamic, innovative individuals dedicated to advancing MSD’s contribution to global medical innovation by leveraging information and technology to efficiently advance the business by driving revenue and productivity. 

Role Summary

The Data Scientist leverages a deep understanding of structured and unstructured data processing, analytics techniques, machine learning model development and software development to develop rapid prototypes of potential AI products for internals customers. The team works closely with complementary IT teams to develop, deploy, launch and improve data products at scale in production systems. Occasionally the data scientist would also take part in ad-hoc consulting or data mining projects.

The data science team participates in all project phases including ideation, business case development, project definition, data discovery and preparation, model development and/or data mining, product prototyping and assisting adoption. They may also be involved in product deployment through an SDLC process

Key Responsibilities 

  • Participate in stakeholder meetings to understand business problems and translate them into products aligned with company needs and strategies
  • Prototyping of software products in a DevOps environment
  • Includes automation of data processing pipelines and deploying models into production 
  • More senior members will be expected to either lead engagement with business units, or act as SMEs for computer vision projects


  • We evaluate candidates on a case-by case basis but appreciate qualifications in quantitative, scientific and technology disciplines such as Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Data Science, Analytics, Physics, and Bioinformatics. 
  • Core skills and experience in computer vision, image processing and machine learning modelling techniques applied to a wide variety of computer vision tasks (object detection, tracking, classification etc.)
  • Experience with application of deep learning frameworks
  • Experience in model deployment and pipeline orchestration in a private cloud environment
  • Existing domain knowledge in manufacturing environments appreciated 
  • Experience in web application development and/or product prototyping a plus
  • Strong programming skills in Python

All experience levels will be considered and offers will be made at a level commensurate to the individual.

How to Apply? 

Interested candidates can submit their application online through MSD Career site. If you need further information, you can email Anthea Quek (

What we offer at MSD? 

Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At MSD, we’re inventing for life.

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