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Senior/Lead Data Scientist Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Senior/Lead Data Scientist Description

About the role

As a Senior/Lead Data Scientist at EPAM, you play a key role in designing, developing and implementing both classic machine learning models and LLM-based solutions to support project needs. Collaborating with cross-functional teams, you will understand their requirements and devise solutions to address them effectively. Your expertise in data modeling, evaluation processes and GenAI along with strong communication skills will be essential in conveying results and insights to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
If this sound like something you’d be interested in, we’re looking for team members to contribute to an ambitious project set to revolutionize financial decision-making, focusing on developing an advanced application that integrates tax models, data ingestion techniques and decision-making factors. Apply today and engineer the future with EPAM!


  • Lead a team to design, develop and implement machine learning models and data analysis techniques to support project needs
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand their needs and devise possible solutions
  • Implement data modeling and evaluation processes
  • Communicate results and insights to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Stay current with latest research and technology ideas; share knowledge by clearly articulating results and ideas to key decision makers


  • Proven experience as a Data Scientist or similar role, preferably in the financial sector
  • Strong knowledge of machine learning models, data mining and data analysis techniques
  • Familiarity with tax models and financial calculations
  • Proficient in Python and data science libraries such as Pandas, NumPy and Scikit-learn
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Strong problem-solving ability

We Offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
  • General Organization for Social Insurance (GOSI)
  • Regular performance feedback and salary reviews
  • Private healthcare and life insurance
  • End of service gratuity
  • Annual air travel tickets for expatriates
  • Global travel medical and accident insurance
  • Referral bonuses
  • Flexible schedule and work from home opportunities (depending on the project)
  • Great learning and development opportunities, including in-house professional training, career advisory and coaching, sponsored professional certifications, well-being programs, LinkedIn Learning Solutions and much more
  • Certain benefits and perks may be subject to eligibility requirements

About EPAM

  • EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential

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