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Senior Data scientist

National Bank

This is a Contract position in Montreal, QC posted March 22, 2022.

Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time

Being a Senior Data Scientist at National Bank is a unique opportunity to join a team of people who are passionate about changing the banking world. We are client-focused and work on high-impact modeling projects used to manage financial crime.

  • Are you known for your leadership?
  • Are you forward thinking, agile, curious, creative?
  • Are you stimulated by challenges and do you enjoy analyzing massive data to extract value?

We are looking for an expert in data modeling and analysis who excels in multidisciplinary teamwork and who stands out for his leadership and his ability to complete high-impact mandates.

Your main challenges

  • To have a good understanding of the business needs and processes.
  • Develop an expertise in the field of money laundering risk management.
  • Work in collaboration with various stakeholders with different expertise (technology, data science, financial crime control)
  • Support and develop financial crime detection models.
  • Explore large volumes of data and test different modeling approaches in order to build effective financial crime detection models.
  • Ensure the quality and integrity of data used for modeling and visualization purposes.
  • Recommend approaches to optimize financial crime detection and reduce false positive alerts.
  • Identify, develop and document relevant variables based on business needs.
  • Design, test, document and deploy detection models.
  • Present, using effective visualizations, the results and performance of the models.
  • Contribute to financial crime reporting activities.
  • Perform ad hoc analysis and present results in a clear and concise manner.
  • Collaborate with different stakeholders and act in a solution mode.
  • Very good ability to popularize and communicate complex information.

Desired profile:

  • Completed Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of relevant experience or completed Master’s degree and 4 years of relevant experience (in statistics, data science, mathematics, computer science or a related field).
  • Excellent knowledge of modeling techniques such as decision trees, neural networks and regression.
  • Excellent knowledge of unsupervised approaches.
  • Advanced knowledge of SAS and SAS Miner.
  • Expertise in data visualization techniques.
  • Excellent knowledge of SQL.
  • Experience in fighting financial crime, an asset
  • Knowledge of PowerBI
  • Knowledge of R, Python, an asset.
  • Knowledge of bank data warehouses, an asset.
  • Customer experience and solution oriented attitude.
  • Be proactive, innovative and committed.
  • Strong collaboration skills.
  • Good communication and influencing skills.
  • Bilingual (spoken/written) French and English.

Your benefits
Upon hiring, you will be eligible for a wide range of benefits. In addition to competitive compensation, we offer attractive benefits for you and your family:

  • Health and wellness program, including many benefits
  • Flexible group insurance
  • Defined benefit pension plan
  • Employee Share Ownership Plan
  • Employee and family assistance program
  • Preferred banking services
  • Volunteer program
  • Telemedicine
  • Virtual sleep clinic

These are just a few of the many benefits we offer. We’ve rolled out a number of additional measures to ensure your health, safety and wellbeing during the pandemic.

We’re putting people first

We’re a bank on a human scale that stands out for its courage, entrepreneurial culture, and passion for people.Our mission is to have a positive impact on peoples’ lives.

Our core values of partnership, agility, and empowerment inspire us,and inclusivity is central to our commitments. We offer a barrier-free workplace that is accessible to all employees.

We want our recruitment process to be fully accessible. If you require accommodations, feel free to let us know during your first conversations with us.

We welcome all candidates! What can you bring to our team?

Ready to live your ambitions?

JobField: Business Intelligence and Data
Unposting Date: 2022-04-05
Job Number: BUS000O2
Posting Date: 2022-03-22