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Senior Data Scientist, Advanced Analytics, Global Risk Management

Scotiabank

This is a Contract position in Victoria, BC posted June 13, 2021.

Requisition ID: 106855 Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.

The Senior Data Scientist, Advanced Analytics will taking a leading role in business use-cases delivery, in an agile rapid lab environment, aimed at accelerating benefits for customers and the bank, leveraging enterprise-level data management tools and advanced analytics.

She/he will work closely with peers across Global Risk teams, the business lines, IT, and Digital Banking to expand the ‘Credit Science’ practice and drive the Global Risk Management Analytics COE interaction model.

The candidate will identify and prioritize opportunities to deliver innovative Business Banking credit solutions leveraging liquidity, risk-reward predictions and strategy optimization frameworks.

Is this role right for you?

In this role you, will: Work in Agile Rapid Lab environment to deploy new credit solutions in 90-day increments Support forward-thinking, high impact analytical use cases focused on supporting GRM Data, Analytics and Technology Strategy and deliver actionable insights to capitalize on business opportunities Collaborate with GRM Analytics COE key stakeholders and partners to define machine learning and artificial intelligence best-practices for agile rapid labs Support risk-reward predictions delivery, strategy optimizations and machine learning playbooks to drive innovative credit solutions within risk appetite thresholds Build 1-2 analytical playbooks (i.e.

Cashflow Insights, Pre-approved Credit, Credit Optimization, High Risk Account Management, Collections, Fraud, etc.) across global retail and business banking footprint to support growth or de-risking initiatives Support Research & Development work focused on the effective application of design thinking and scalable advanced techniques to drive ideation and innovation in analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence Lead and support a high-performance environment and implements a people strategy that attracts, retains, develops and motivates their team by fostering an inclusive work environment; communicating vison/values/business strategy and managing succession and development planning for the team Support GRM Analytics COE with thought leadership and R&D activities to influence GRM stakeholders on trends regarding practical applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence to banking Understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in decision making Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role?

– We’d love to work with you if you have: University/Post graduate degree in relevant STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Ability to ingest and work with large volumes of structured and unstructured non-traditional data Working experience with big data tools such as SQL, Hive, Spark Working experience with open-source programming languages such as Python, R, Scala Working experience with ML/AI techniques for strategy design (supervised, unsupervised, NLP, decision tree, reinforcement learning, recommendation engines, APIs) Knowledge of strategy optimization leveraging operations research principles would be an asset Working experience with cloud computing platforms such as MS Azure and Google Cloud Working experience with DevOps principles and/or software engineering best practices would be an asset Corporate, Commercial and Capital Markets experience is an asset Working knowledge of visualization tools such as Tableau and Power BI would be an asset Strong collaboration skills with ability to translate technical knowledge into business value Effective communication skills with ability to prepare project documentation and presentations What’s in it for you?

The opportunity to join a forward-thinking company surrounded by a collaborative team of innovative thinkers.

A rewarding career path with diverse opportunities for professional development.

Internal development to support your growth and enhance your skills.

A competitive compensation and benefits package.

An organization committed to making a difference in our communities
– for you and our customers.

We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success This position is located Downtown Toronto Location(s): Canada : Ontario : Toronto Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas.

Guided by our purpose: ”for every future”, we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone.

If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know.

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Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role.

We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.