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Data Scientist - Business & Information Security


Standard / Permanent



Job function




Direct management of big data initiatives
  • Responsible for the research, development and implementation of big data solution across the organization integrating with existing solutions for effective, efficient and timely cyber security threat management.
  • Assess and articulate the advantages and disadvantages of various solutions and recommend solution that can best meet the requirements of the stakeholders.
  • Work with and convince stakeholders to enhance existing processes for an efficient and effective end to end solution
Requirements gathering
  • Understand data / logs correlation requirements and regulatory guidelines in order to translate them into use cases for efficient and effective threat identification.
  • Progressively build a data / log inventory and describe data life cycles for all Corporate & Investment Banking and Investment Solutions divisions
Preparation of consolidated dashboards for top management
  • Create and present compliance / regulatory score card
  • Track alert statistics and periodically assess data / logs risk
  • Development of models and perform statistical analysis for early detection of potential threats
Technical deployment of the big data solution
  • Coordinate the set-up of the Big Data infrastructure to support logs archiving and logs correlation monitoring for critical / selected platforms, systems, and applications
  • Configure, test and implement logs correlation and archiving policies / rules
Cyber intelligence
  • Develop and implement intelligence feed quality analysis metrics
  • Improve false positive detection rates
Incident response
  • Establish alert and exception management procedures and deploy incident remediation workflows
  • Continue to fine-tune logs correlation and archiving policies / rules
  • Support for investigation cases with stakeholders including but not limited to Business units, Compliance, Anti-fraud, Legal, HR, IT, etc
  • Understand reporting needs and design customized dashboard / management reports


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge in machine learning and data engineering with experience in implementing solutions managing large amount of data
  • Ability to propose innovative ideas or solutions
  • Strong team player
  • Knowledge sharing and guidance for other analyst/data science
  • Takes initiative and is results driven
  • Strong decision making and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage change and complexity with confidence
  • Client focused and commercial thinking
  • Self-motivated and genuine interest in Banking and Finance
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office (MS Word, Excel & Power point)
  • Knowledge of big data solution, database scripting skill, Python, Kibana, Hadoop, Spark is a plus