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VP / AVP, Data Scientist, Investment and Trading Technology, Technology and Operations

Keywords / Skills : VP / AVP, Data Scientist, Investment and Trading Technology, Technology and Operations

Posted: 2018-07-11

Industry
Banking/ Financial Services
Function
IT
Role
Other Information Technology
Posted On
11th Jul 2018
Job Ref code
69516027
Job Description
Business Function
Group Technology and Operations (T&O) enables and empowers the bank with an efficient, nimble and resilient infrastructure through a strategic focus on productivity, quality & control, technology, people capability and innovation. In Group T&O, we manage the majority of the Bank's operational processes and inspire to delight our business partners through our multiple banking delivery channels.
Responsibilities
  • Selecting features, building and optimizing classifiers using machine learning techniques
  • Data mining using state-of-the-art methods
  • Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
  • Doing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner
Requirements
  • Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms; pattern recognition and predictive modeling skills to address business problems
  • Undertaking data collection, preprocessing and analysis of structured and unstructured data
  • Experience with common data science toolkits, such as R, Python. Experience with programming languages such as Java an asset. 
  • Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL, Hive, Pig. Being able to use Spark is an added advantage
  • Experience with NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase 
  • Communicate results and ideas to key decision makers 
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Qlik or any other open source visualization tools.
  • Good to have treasury & market product knowledge as well
  • Good applied statistics skills such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
  • Good scripting and programming skills 
  • Data-oriented personality with problem-solving aptitude
  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Math or related field
  • 4+ years of hands-on analytics and / or model development.

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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 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.
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