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Int. Data Scientist to conduct all analytical activities related to AML transaction monitoring systems for a large financial bank - 45735

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jun 20, 2022
Job End Date: Jun 19, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 120289
Location: Toronto
Job ID:  45735
# of positions: 1
Duration:  12 months
Extension possible: Yes
Conversion Possible:  Based on availability
Interview Process: 2 rounds of Webex
Location:  HYBRID (flexible on going in for specific reasons/ keep candidates within commuting)

Job Description
  • Reporting to the Senior Advanced Analytics Manager, the Data Scientist I will be conducting all analytical activities related to AML transaction monitoring systems.
  • Provide maintenance of transaction monitoring scenarios, and analytical queries in support of the bank's strategic efforts to mitigate money laundering and terrorist financing risk
  • Conduct activities related to AML/ATF scenario performance review and tuning
  • Help maintain a structured documentation process to demonstrate an effective scenario review program to satisfy audit, compliance, and regulatory requirements
  • With assistance from management, assist with scenario related issues/questions from Global AML members, audit, and other partners
  • Provide solutions where there is a need for advanced quantitative, statistical, and analytical skills
  • Undertake ad hoc data mining research projects to find hidden patterns and potential anomalies within data
  • Partner with GAML teams to implement changes to existing solutions and/or the implementation of alternative solutions
  • Use statistical and data mining techniques to build and maintain effective and efficient transaction monitoring, customer behavior, and risk scoring machine-learning models
  • Communicate results to various stakeholders and ensure they fully understand implications of relevant measures

Must Have:
  • Expert knowledge of SAS, SQL, & Python are essential.
  • Ability to apply statistical techniques and data mining tools to solve business problem.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in data modeling/machine learning.
  • Experience in query optimization, debugging and automation.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, including Excel and PowerPoint.

•       Master’s degree or higher in Statistics, Computer Science/Software Engineering