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VP, Data Engineer, Asian Insights Office - Group Research

Keywords / Skills : VP, Data Engineer, Asian Insights Office - Group Research

8 - 10 years
Posted: 2018-07-11

Industry
Banking/ Financial Services
Function
Banking, Insurance & Financial Services
Role
Other BFSI
Posted On
11th Jul 2018
Job Ref code
69121965
Job Description

Business Function 
 
DBS Group Research comprises of the Economics/Strategy, Equity and Credit research teams. Our Economics team consists of Economists covering currencies, interest rates, and economies of China/Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, India, ASEAN, Eurozone and US.  Our Equity research has a network of analysts covering the Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, Indonesia, Thailand and Korea stock markets.  One distinctive feature is our unrivalled access to a broad range of companies around the region. In Asia, we employ in excess of 60 analysts covering more than 600 stocks. Combining active bottom-up research with sectoral and macro/thematic analysis (in conjunction with Economics and Markets Research), the team has been able to consistently identify moneymaking investment and trading ideas that outperform the rest. 
Responsibilities 
  • Work as part of a team to architect, design and develop a platform for semantic knowledge capture and representation for quantitative modeling, analysis and prediction of economic and financial metric and trends and from institutional and public data;
     
  • Lead and work within the knowledge content team to drive strategic projects and initiatives to achieve customer experience excellence;
     
  • Build data analytics capabilities in areas such as predictive/ prescriptive analytics across functional areas especially in the area of equity research;
     
  • Conduct strategic data analysis, identify insights and implications from institutional and public data to enhance our research product offerings;
     
  • Develop data displays that clearly communicate complex analysis;
     
  • Thrive in an "Agile" environment & be able to perform end-to-end development from requirements gathering, to prototyping, design, development, testing and deployment;
     
  • Manage other data instrumentation projects undertaken by the team, and be accountable for their delivery (including planning, prioritization, scope, risk/ issues management).
 
Requirements   
  • Master’s Degree holder from an accredited college or university in a quantitative discipline such as statistics, quantitative finance, business/ finance, computer science, mathematics, economics or related fields of study;
     
  • At least 8-10 years of relevant work experience in the area of big data and data science;
     
  • Proficiency in data collection, cleaning and curation and feature engineering;
     
  • Experience designing, architecting and developing high throughput data pipelines for real-time analytics;
     
  • Experience with cloud based solution development, architectures and operations;
     
  • Experience with Agile, XP development practices, Continuous Integration, Test Driven Development approaches;
     
  • Knowledge of big data toolsets, including R, Python, Apache Spark and/or Hadoop;
     
  • Expert in at least one machine learning technology including Regression, Ensemble Models, Gradient Boosting and Deep Belief Networks;
     
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills, including ability to facilitate meetings and present to senior business executives.
     

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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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