Location: Malaysia

Frontier Digital Ventures (FDV) is a leading owner and operator of online marketplace businesses in fast growing emerging markets. Currently, FDV’s portfolio consists of 16 market leading companies, operating across 20 markets in Developing Asia, Latin America and MENA. FDV works alongside local management teams across property, automotive and general classifieds, providing strategic oversight and operational guidance which leverages FDV’s deep classifieds experience and proven track record. FDV seeks to unlock further monetisation opportunities beyond the typical classifieds revenue, to grow the equity value of its operating companies and realise their full potential. Find out more at FDV.

What you'll be doing:

You will work within the Operations team to deliver significant and action-oriented analyses and recommendations to stakeholders, to help drive decision-making with insights from data analysis.

  • Work with stakeholders to understand their business needs and identify opportunities for analysis insight to inform decision-making
  • Drive strategic growth analysis and provide recommendations for data requests, both from within the team and across the portfolio
  • Self-manage delivery of analytical projects
    • Defining the business problem
    • Determining the analytical approach
    • Efficiently extract relevant data
    • Appropriately use statistical and data analysis techniques
    • Sharing your findings using impactful data visualizations and efficient communication
    • Balance multiple priorities, updating stakeholders on progress and expected delivery
  • Encourage and train members of the portfolio in best practice use of data, analysis techniques and interpretation
  • Provide for ad-hoc requests to provide data support to the portfolio
  • Work with the portfolio on data preparation and build/assist in data models
  • Create framework for data governance and compliance

What are we looking for

To be successful in this role, the following skills and qualities are expected:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer sciences, engineering, mathematics, statistics, data science, economics, finance, or a related degree program with outstanding academic results
  • Able to comprehend and construct SQL for data queries and manipulation
  • Python proficiency required: able to extract data from web and familiar with python libraries such as selenium, pandas, numpy, scikit-learn etc.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills including the ability to analyse and resolve complex problems
  • Expert Excel user: familiar with excel functions & power query
  • Excellent communication and comprehension skills: confident communicating with people of differing levels of seniority, analytical understanding and from a wide variety of backgrounds
  • Organized and structured: can manage multiple, competing priorities and deliver results under tight deadlines and pressure
  • Fluent in English both spoken and written – additional languages are a plus
  • Skills in micro-services/API development and continuous delivery.
  • Skills in cloud platform including Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform,
  • Skills in BigQuery, DataFlow would be added advantage.
  • 6-10 years experience in data analytics / engineering
  • Strong experience in Data Visualisation tools, preferable in power BI. Able to perform DAX functions in power BI.
  • Machine Learning technologies are a plus
  • Strong business mindset and ability to grasp business requirements from stakeholders

How to apply

If this role describes your passion and interest, come explore the opportunity. Please send your resume  to career@frontierdv.com with the job position and country in the subject header.

We apologise in advance – we may only be able to get back to shortlisted candidates; but we really appreciate every application, thank you!