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Lead Data Scientist Kazakhstan or Remote

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Lead Data Scientist Description

We're looking for a seasoned Data Scientist to lead our cross-location team. In this role, you'll drive the development of Data Science excellence across the region and dive into diverse projects like NLP/LLM, Computer Vision, Time Series and more.

You will have the chance to work on various projects, each presenting unique challenges that propel a continuous journey of professional growth and innovation. Apply and join us!

What You Have

  • Shape AI/ML-driven solutions' technology vision with EPAM's clients and teams
  • Propose strategies to address business challenges
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to deliver business value to our clients
  • Stay updated with the latest Data Science and AI advancements
  • Mentor and develop Data Science competency
  • Lead strategic initiatives within AI and Data Science

Nice to have

  • 6+ years of Data Science / Machine Learning experience
  • Proficiency in at least two of these domains: Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning Engineering, Computer Vision, Time Series or Recommendation Systems
  • Familiarity with AWS, GCP or Azure
  • Expertise in Deep Learning
  • Programming skills, preferably in Python
  • Strong leadership and team management abilities
  • B2+ English, both verbal and written

We Offer

  • We connect like-minded people:
    • Delivering innovative solutions to industry leaders, making a global impact  
    • Enjoyable working environment, whether it is the vibrant office or the comfort of your home 
    • Opportunity to work abroad for up to two months per year 
    • Relocation opportunities within our offices in 50+ countries
    • Corporate and social events 
  • We invest in your growth:
    • Leadership development, career advising, soft skills and well-being programs 
    • Certifications, including GCP, Azure and AWS
    • Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning, Get Abstract, O'Reilly, Cloud Guru 
    • Free English classes with certified teachers 
    • Discounts in local language schools, including online courses for the Kazakh language
  • We cover it all:
    • Participation in the Employee Stock Purchase Plan 
    • Monetary bonuses for engaging in the referral program 
    • Comprehensive medical & family care package   
    • Six trust days per year (sick leave without a medical certificate)   
    • Coverage of psychology sessions of your choice
    • Discounts for fitness clubs and sports programs
    • Benefits package (hotels, tech stores, food delivery)

About EPAM

  • EPAM Kazakhstan is a team of technologists and innovators united by a passion for technology. Today, we operate across all cities with offices in Astana, Almaty, and Karaganda and work with the world's leading companies from different industries. In 2023, EPAM Kazakhstan received the Export Excellence Award at the esteemed Digital Bridge Awards, showcasing our commitment to excellence and innovation



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