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[Expired] AVP/Senior Associate, Data Scientist - Data Analytics & Automation Revolution Team (DAART), Group Audit - 17000255

DBS Bank Limited
Posted On :11 Aug 2017

 

Job Summary

  • Salary:   Undisclosed
  • Location: Singapore - Central
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time
  • Min. Education Level: Degree
  • Field of Study: Computer Science
  • Years of Experience: 3
  • Skills: Machine learning

Job Descriptions

COMPANY DESCRIPTION:
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.


DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Business Function

Group Audit helps the Board and Executive Management meet the strategic and operational objectives of the DBS Group. We conduct independent checks to ensure that the Group’s risk and control processes are adequate and effective. All our team members are highly sought-after professionals who work as trusted advisors to our clients, in all matters related to a company’s internal controls.


Responsibilities
* Partner with audit specialists across various banking functions to assess business needs and identify opportunities to apply data analytics.
* Define analytical strategy to address identified opportunities, including analytical approaches, data and technology requirements.
* Develop models and perform statistical analysis to identify key areas of risk and predict risk events, across a range of banking functions.
* Present key findings to senior management and/or other stakeholders with actionable recommendations.
* Work with other data scientists in the team to drive projects.


Requirements
* Post graduate degree in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or equivalent.
* At least 3 years of experience in data mining and machine learning on large amount of data, building and implementing various statistical models.
* Good mathematical and statistics background, including the ability to translate business problems and requirements into mathematical formulations.
* Proficient in data manipulation and analysis.
* Proficiency in R, Python, or other statistical software required. Experience in Big Data technology stack is a plus.
* Ability to present analysis in a manner accessible by non-statisticians through data visualisation techniques.
* Independent self-starter with ability to multitask.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of executives, managers and subject matter experts.
* Has a ‘can-do’ attitude.


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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 www.dbs.com.

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