Data Scientist - Amsterdam

Solliciteer
  • Plaatsingsdatum: 01-11-2019
  • Vacaturenummer: 23310
General

The Advanced Analytics Center of Expertise (AAD CoE) is a comprehensive data & analytics department part of Customer and Digital Experience in ABN AMRO Retail Banking. At this place people work on the successful banking app, but also Grip and Tikkie. Here you find our e-Commerce teams and our colleagues of ‘Video Banking’. In short, within Customer & Digital Experience the online platforms are being created and built that offer all the digital products of ABN AMRO Retail. All of these developments and products are powered by the data & analytics of the Advanced Analytics & Data CoE.

We strongly believe that online banking should be easier, faster, more delightful, and more personal to create sustainable long-term relationships with our customers. We develop suitable solutions that give our customers greater financial control. With a vast amount of data at hand, together with our unique usability lab as test-station we build digital services in an agile way that surprise customers and help them move forward.

At Customer & Digital Experience you get the freedom and responsibility to improve our products & services. In other words, we encourage you to release your creativity and put it into practice. The environment is similar to a start-up atmosphere, so feel free to wear your sneakers.

We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our CoE as Data Scientist. He/she will be responsible for applying advanced statistical analysis tools and ML techniques for different type of business challenges e.g., expenses forecasting, customer segmentation, customer targeting, product bundling, recommendations, text mining, predictive routing etc.

The job

Your job as a data scientist will be: 

  • Collaborate with other data scientists and data consultants to define technical problem statement and hypothesis to test.
  • Understand business problems to implement scalable and sustainable solutions.
  • Coordinate with the Business and Grids (similar to Spotify Tribes), data consultants, IT and data engineers to deliver end to end Analytical solutions.
  • Design, create, test and implement complex models and algorithms that drive analytical solutions throughout the ABN AMRO organization.
  • Regularly test and maintain analytical models to improve efficiency and keep up with changing Business needs, ensuring timely analysis and testing for regular maintenance of solutions over time.
  • Write reports articulating the analytics insights and their Business impacts.
  • Conduct and lead meetings and workshops to explain findings.
  • Support data consultants in communicating the design, functioning and output of analytical models/solutions developed.
Profile
  • 5+ years of experience in Data Science, specifically building predictive models using ML techniques.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Data Science or other relevant degree. Masters or other advanced degrees are a plus.
  • Experience with object-oriented design, coding and testing, engineering Data Science/ML platforms.
  • Proficiency in programming languages e.g., SQL and Python or R and experience in big data technologies e.g., Hadoop, Spark.
  • Comfort in using SQL Server, PostgreSQL/MySQL, experience in tools based on Git or SVN and working knowledge of cloud computing platforms e.g., Microsoft Azure and AWS.
  • Proficiency in aggregation of large data sets, statistical analysis tools.
  • Expert knowledge of data modeling and understanding of different data structures.
  • Understanding of advanced applied mathematics in AA, artificial intelligence and array operations.
  • Experience in Banking and/or e-Commerce is a plus.
What we offer

We are offering
 

  • The opportunity to be the best you can be, work flexible hours and lots of room to grow both personally and professionally
  • The opportunity to pro-actively work on your vitality and fitness
  • A salary ranging from EUR 3.862-, to EUR 6.308-, per month based on a 36-hour workweek
  • A supplementary benefit budget of 11%, which you can spend on additional fringe benefits
  • A personal development budget of EUR 1.000 per year
  • An annual public transportation pass or travel budget, depending on the function
  • A solid pension plan
Additional information

This role will be located in Amsterdam. Should you want to know more about this job opening, please reach out to Alexandra Caraghiulea alexandra.caraghiulea@nl.abnamro.com or Hicham Zmarrou hicham.zmarrou@nl.abnamro.com. We very much look forward meeting you.