Data Scientist

London, United Kingdom
Posted on 22/06/2022

Join Mettle as a Data Scientist

  • You’ll be identifying and working with large, complex data sets to solve difficult, non-routine analysis problems, applying advanced analytical methods as needed
  • We’ll look to you to actively participate in the data community to identify and deliver opportunities to support the bank’s strategic direction through better use of data
  • This is an opportunity to achieve excellent exposure in a challenging role and to make a real impact with your work 

What you'll do

As a Data Scientist supporting the Mettle financial crime team, you’ll be evaluating and improving business processes and products using scientific rigour and statistical methods. You’ll be supporting and collaborating with multidisciplinary teams of data engineers and analysts on a wide range of business problems. We'll look to you to educate your team, drive the data strategy and develop a knowledge base for how customers and criminals interact with our product, prioritising where we focus our development efforts.

You’ll also be:

  • Supporting the use of statistical methods to iteratively deploy and improve controls, working with engineers to ensure the right events are embedded, and your team to interpret the results of findings
  • Developing and deepening your knowledge of data structures and metrics, advocating for changes where needed for product development
  • Conducting analysis that includes data gathering and requirements specification in collaboration with business stakeholders
  • Iteratively building and prototyping data analysis pipelines to provide insights that will ultimately lead to production deployment
  • Identifying new methods, tools, techniques and opportunities to deliver business value via crime prevention, cost reduction, or improved customer experience through the application of data science

The skills you'll need

To succeed in this role, you’ll need evidence of previous project implementation and work experience gained in a data analysis related field as part of a multidisciplinary team. Additionally, you’ll hold a degree in a quantitative discipline or have evidence of equivalent practical experience.

We'll also expect you to have a familiarity with a variety of data analytics tools and techniques, along with an understanding of relevant programming languages, specifically SQL and Python, frameworks and visualisation tools and methods.

You’ll also demonstrate:

  • Experience with statistical software, database languages, big data technologies and cloud environments
  • Experience articulating and translating business questions and using statistical techniques to arrive at an answer using available data
  • The ability to demonstrate leadership, self-direction and a willingness to both teach others and learn new techniques
  • Extensive relevant work experience, including expertise with statistical data analysis such as linear models, multivariate analysis, stochastic models and sampling methods
  • Financial crime domain knowledge is not a prerequisite for this role

If you need any adjustments to support your application, such as information in alternative formats or special requirements to access our buildings, or if you’re eligible under the Disability Confident Scheme please contact us and we’ll do everything we can to help.

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