Senior/Expert Data Scientist – M/F/X
Want to help shape the bank of tomorrow today?
At the bank
for a changing world, our employees make change their greatest asset, turning
challenges into opportunities. They think ahead to offer our customers creative
solutions which are perfectly suited to their needs. At BNP Paribas Fortis, the
country’s number one bank, employees enjoy ongoing career growth in a
meaningful, rewarding and flexible working environment.
The Data Analytics
team has the objective of transforming data into value for the
customer. We are looking for someone with a strong understanding of the
challenges related to this field to join our team.
Your future job!
Analytics team is looking for a Senior Data
Scientist (seniority rhymes with knowledge and experience) with a proven track record in the field of Data Analytics and
innovation. You should be mastering many aspects of Machine Learning, including
theory and applications. As a Senior Data Scientist, you will have the
opportunity to apply and develop your skills in several domains:
- Address diversified
business problems like credit card fraud detection, targeted marketing, trending
news detection, email classification, money-laundering detection, price optimisation
and more, all across different business lines such as Fraud, Risk, Human
Resources Management, Operations and Marketing.
- Work with diverse
analytical methodologies, including statistical/machine learning, forecasting,
survival analysis, optimisation, text mining, process mining, graph analysis,
big data algorithms and technologies, social media analysis, spatial analysis,
recommendation systems, web analytics and so on (we don’t expect you to be an
expert in all of them, and for this position, text analytics is the main focus).
- Communicate the fruits of your work directly to the top
- Access one of the richest volumes of varied data in the
market and apply your skills to it.
- Evolve in an
environment where innovation and lean processes are praised, straight-forward
communication is encouraged, and peers understand the meaning of team up.
- Work with a team of
colleagues who are ready to collaborate and to share their experience.
Highlight your strengths!
You take pride in the following knowledge and
experience that you have already acquired, which are indispensable for this
role. Requirements for this function:
You have at least a Master’s degree in a
quantitative discipline, such as statistics, mathematics or engineering (a PhD
is considered an advantage). Candidates with other academic backgrounds with
substantial knowledge of analytics are also encouraged to apply.
You have at least 4 (Senior) or 8 years
(Expert) of relevant professional experience in Data Analytics, ideally, but
not necessarily, in the financial sector (less experience will be accepted if your
academic credentials compensate for lack of professional experience).
You have fluent knowledge of English and a
good level of French and/or Dutch.
You are proficient in some of the programming
languages that are used in Data Analytics, such as Python (R is a plus), both
in a single server setup as well as in a distributed setup (e.g. with Spark).
Expertise in source code management (GIT) is
Deeper expertise in text analytics is
considered a very strong plus. If you have experience in (some) of the
technologies such as information retrieval, NLP, topic modelling, sentiment
analysis, text categorization, text generation or summarization, speech
recognition, ontology learning, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to apply
In a changing
world, diversity and inclusion are core values. At BNP Paribas Fortis, we want
to attract and retain women and men of all ages, from all backgrounds, each
with her or his own experience. We truly believe that diversity increases
performance and creativity. All our offers for full-time positions are also
available for 90% or 80% full-time equivalent.
What does BNP Paribas Fortis offer you?
that our evolution is driven and inspired by our employees. In return, we aim
to provide optimal working conditions that enable you to develop on both a
professional and personal level. We offer a challenging working environment in
which you are going to have a real impact within our company. You can actively
shape your benefit package to respond to your individual needs.
Tempted by the challenge?
Passionate about this role? Do not
hesitate to reach us out at: