Standard  Chartered  Bank

Junior Data Scientist

Warsaw, Masovia
05 Oct 2022
10 Oct 2022
Standard Chartered
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Entry level, Placement

About Standard Chartered

We're an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we've worked to make a positive difference for our clients, communities, and each other. We question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before. If you're looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you. You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can't wait to see the talents you can bring us.

Our purpose, to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, together with our brand promise, to be here for good are achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours. When you work with us, you'll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion. Together we:

Do the right thing and are assertive, challenge one another, and live with integrity, while putting the client at the heart of what we do

Never settle, continuously striving to improve and innovate, keeping things simple and learning from doing well, and not so well

Be better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see more good in others, and work collectively to build for the long term

Are you passionate about digital transformation in Treasury?

Join Standard Chartered' s Treasury Modelling and Platforms team in Warsaw to spearhead the digitization of Treasury globally. Power through challenging projects. Gain a 360° learning experience. Develop communication and collaboration skills in an international workplace. Learn how to monetize on technology investments. Work alongside best in class Haskell programming team on cutting edge solutions dedicated to balance sheet optimization, stress testing and forecasting.

Due to the innovative nature of your work you will be eligible for Intellectual Property tax benefits. We offer flexi working - 2 days in office, 3 days from home and option cater for special arrangements if required.

Treasury Modelling and Platforms journey started 10 years ago in Singapore and Hong Kong, we then rapidly expanded to the Western hemisphere with successful build-up of the Warsaw Hub. Warsaw has recently become our new headquarters housing 90% of the team including management roles relocated from Singapore. Our team is truly diversified, English speaking and closely collaborates with teams globally.

In the face of evolving regulations, rapid developments in balance sheet management platforms and demand for risk modelling services, Standard Chartered has established in Warsaw a global Treasury Modelling Hub. It provides advanced Assets and Liabilities Management solutions on - either built in-house or delivered by software vendors - risk assessment platforms. Our centre in Warsaw is dynamically evolving into a diverse working environment of business experts, programmers, data analysts and project managers. Local teams of subject matter experts in Liquidity and Interest Rate Risk assessment methodologies, change management specialists and rapid developers (Java and Haskell programmers) work hand-in-hand to deliver state of the art Treasury risk forecasting and analysis solutions. The Warsaw team works also very closely with our centres in India, Singapore, Hong Kong and London to ensure effective embedment of new model designs and materialization of expected benefits for the whole group.

The primary objective of the role is to drive balance sheet optimization delivery through analytical solutions, ALM behavioural models and statistical data analysis (e.g. economic life and stability of Non-Maturing Deposits, early redemptions of term deposits, prepayments and pricing of embedded optionality) for Treasury dealers, policy owners and risk managers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct data analysis using Python/R (statistical tool) and VBA pertaining to ALM balance sheet models
  • Participate in definition of methodologies to calculate and forecast balance sheet positions and key Treasury, Risk and Balance Sheet Management metrics
  • Participate in new models development and maintenance the existing ones using different tools: Python, R SQL and VBA
  • Participate in Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning transformation of Treasury
  • Design the relevant data extracts as inputs to models and solutions, considering the balance between accuracy and model performance
  • Document underlying methodologies, design, assumptions and operating models
  • Provide ongoing support to end-users
  • Participate communication with desks, policy owners and risk managers to understand user needs, resolve issues and promote usage of the products developed.
  • Provide input into the strategic direction of Treasury platforms

  • Minimum 1-2 years of relevant experience in data science or data modelling (SAS, R, Python, VBA), preferably with some past exposure to banking or other financial institutions (ideally ALM behavioural modelling)
  • Advanced knowledge of at least two of the following: Python (mandatory), R, SQL,VBA
  • Experience in using technical skills such as SQL and VBA in data extraction, investigation and computation.
  • Proven ability to comprehend business requirements and processes, and to identify inefficiency, risk, and to provide appropriate business solutions or alternatives.
  • Understanding and practical experience in some of the following would be an asset:
  • Banking products
  • Interest Rate Risk - earnings (NII) and value (EVE, PV01)
  • Liquidity cashflow mismatch
  • LCR, NSFR and other regulatory metrics
  • Liquidity ratios such as LDR, deposit concentration etc
  • Liquidity stress testing
  • Funds Transfer Pricing (FTP)
  • Experience in working with IT and change management functions to implement analytical solutions would be an asset
  • Ability to independently and efficiently execute on assigned tasks
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English.

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