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[Expired] AVP/Senior Associate, Data Scientist, Corporate Treasury, Group Finance - 170003KA

DBS Bank Limited
Posted On :18 Dec 2017


Job Summary

  • Salary:   Undisclosed
  • Location: Singapore - Central
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time
  • Min. Education Level: Doctorate
  • Field of Study: Business Analytics
  • Years of Experience: 7
  • Skills: machine learning modelling

Job Descriptions

Business Function
Group Finance aims to deliver world-class standards in reporting, financial planning and finance processes. We provide insights and analyses that help the bank make sound business decisions - whether in the areas of product development or customer profitability. We also provide capital management, business planning, forecasting, and tax and accounting advisory services.

The bank is also a certified Accredited Training Organisation (ATO) for the Singapore Qualification Programme by the Singapore Accountancy Commission and an Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Approved Employer.

* To perform analysis on large volumes of data to generate actionable insights for business users.
* To develop and train deployable machine learning models, as well as reinforcement learning models to solve specific business problems.
* To design and develop analytical/machine learning models for addressing specific business problems.
* Provide critical thinking to look at numbers, trends, and data and come to correct conclusions based on the findings.
* Work with internal teams & business partners to develop predictive models that support FTP policy & administration, centralised financial planning and balance sheet management. Leverage off the internal finance systems to build a suite of analytics libraries. Work with technology teams to drive strategic analytical abilities in finance systems, specifying data attributes required and dashboards.
* Designing and implementing processes and models for complex, large-scale datasets used for predictive modelling, data mining, and research purposes

* Minimum - University degree in Banking, Computer Science or Engineering-related field or Applied Statistics. PhD in Statistics or Computer Science would be strongly preferable.
* 5-7 years of progressing working experience in machine learning modelling and data science techniques in financial services industry or related fields. Experience in ALM (Asset Liability Management) and/or data modelling an added advantage.
* Excellent written and communication skills; capability to work independently and in a team
* Experience in scripting languages such as R/Python and Spark for data analysis and visualization.
* Strong understanding in data warehousing/mart and BI concepts
* Strong understanding of data modelling, data visualisation skills
* Demonstrate ability in critical, creative thinking, problem solving
* Knowledge and experience as a solutions architect will be considered as added advantage
* Knowledge and experience in Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning is an added advantage.

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We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognises your achievements.

About This Company

DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia, with over 280 branches across 18 markets. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, DBS has a growing presence in the three key Asian axes of growth: Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia. The bank's capital position, as well as "AA-" and "Aa1" credit ratings, is among the highest in Asia-Pacific. DBS has been recognised for its leadership in the region, having been named “Asia’s Best Bank” by The Banker, a member of the Financial Times group, and “Best Bank in Asia-Pacific” by Global Finance. The bank has also been named “Safest Bank in Asia” by Global Finance for seven consecutive years from 2009 to 2015. DBS provides a full range of services in consumer, SME and corporate banking activities across Asia. As a bank born and bred in Asia, DBS understands the intricacies of doing business in the region’s most dynamic markets. These market insights and regional connectivity have helped to drive the bank’s growth as it sets out to be the Asian bank of choice. DBS is committed to building lasting relationships with customers, and positively impacting communities through supporting social enterprises, as it banks the Asian way. It has also established a SGD 50 million foundation to strengthen its corporate social responsibility efforts in Singapore and across Asia. With its extensive network of operations in Asia and emphasis on engaging and empowering its staff, DBS presents exciting career opportunities. The bank acknowledges the passion, commitment and can-do spirit in all of our 21,000 staff, representing over 40 nationalities. For more information, please visit

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