Cyber Data Scientist, Business and Information Sec...

Location: Hong Kong

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In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 18,000 employees* and a presence in 13 markets, BNP Paribas provides corporates, institutional and private investors with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs. It offers a wide range of financial services covering corporate & institutional banking, wealth management, asset management, insurance, as well as retail banking and consumer financing through strategic partnerships.

Worldwide, BNP Paribas has a presence in 68 markets with more than 193,000 employees. It has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. Asia Pacific is a key strategic region for BNP Paribas and it continues to develop its franchise in the region.

BNP Paribas offers you an exciting career in an international business environment that is fast-paced, diverse and focuses on creating high-value relationships with our clients. We offer competitive salary and benefits, as well as a working environment where you’re valued as part of the team.

  • excluding partnerships

Position Purpose

BNP Paribas has a presence in nearly 80 countries with more than 180,000 employees. It ranks highly in its three core activities: Retail Banking, Investment Solutions and Corporate & Investment Banking.

In Asia Pacific, the BNP Paribas Group is a leading employer with 9,000 employees* and a presence in 14 markets. Being one of the largest international banking networks, we strive to employ talented and innovative people who are aligned to our vision and culture.

  • Corporate & Investment Banking and Investment Solutions divisions (excluding partnerships)

As part of the Business Information Security Department, The Data Scientist will collect, research and develop effective and efficient controls for BNP Paribas business and métiers to help them detect security threats on their respective perimeters. Security controls will support the BNP Paribas business teams to setup proactive posture against the change of cyber threats technics and will cover many aspects of security (physical security, infrastructure security, cyber intelligence, but also Anti-Fraud)

The successful candidate will work within the Data Analytics Team and collaborate with APAC Cyber Security teams, RISK ORC and different stakeholders from the business


  • Main interfaces including Production Security, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Cyber Security Incident Response Team, Digital Risk & Security Risk Management, Business IT, Legal and Compliance, RISK ORC
  • Work closely with Cyber Security teams to understand the technics to elaborate the adapted countermeasures to detect security threats (including e-fraud)
  • Progressively build a data inventory for cyber threat detection and describe data life cycles for all businesses and métiers
  • Help the Data Analytics team in building relevant security dashboards across any relevant security data source
  • Provide support to Cyber Intelligence team in analyzing external threats and their potential impact on the organization
  • Enhance existing controls that rely on video data (including CCTV)
  • Help the team in building a anomaly detection framework using a wide variety of security data sources
  • Contribute to Anti Money Laundering initiatives
  • Help the Data Analytics team to enhance the existing graph analytics framework
  • Perform research and development on new statistical techniques to detect threats using security data


  • At least 3 years of experience as Data Analyst preferably in Banking Industry control teams
  • 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
  • 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
  • Experience with fraud detection on payment systems is a plus
  • Experience with graph / network data is a plus
  • Experience with recognition analytics controls on video is a plus
  • Client focused and commercial thinking
  • Self-motivated and genuine interest in Banking and Finance
  • Experience in building impactful presentations (PowerPoint)
  • Experience in working with JavaScript development is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of Python
  • Strong knowledge of databases (experience working with Elasticsearch is a plus)
  • University degree or equivalent in Computer Science discipline
  • Professional credentials in one of the relevant Data Analytics
  • Agile (optional)

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