Data Scientist - Emerging Solutions

Job description

Business management, administration and support
Group Functions

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Job Type

Full Time

Your role

Do you enjoy consulting and leading digital transformation projects? Are you looking for a unique opportunity to drive UBS's accelerating digital transformation? Are you passionate about emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Advanced Analytics?

We are seeking our future colleague to:
  • Support senior data scientists to assess opportunities for AI/data analytics technologies and maximize value/impact of the function.
  • Support the design of AI/data analytics solution architecture and work with Business and Technologies stakeholders to come up with implementation roadmap.
  • Develop Proof of Concepts using AI/data analytics technology.
  • Support AI/data analytics solution implementation and deployment
  • Develop, maintain and deploy ML & NLP Pipeline and models with high performance, quality, and stability
  • Develop machine learning solutions in Natural Language Processing (NLP), document classification, Named Entity Recognition (NER), topic modelling, document summarization, computational linguistics, advanced and semantic information search, extraction, induction, classification and exploration
  • Build awareness and assess opportunities for new technologies to maximize the value/impact of the function
  • Build trust and strong working relationships with Business and Technology stakeholders
  • Push forward the capabilities and performance of the team to strengthen and expand the service offering of the unit in alignment with business needs

Your team

You'll be working in the Emerging Solutions team in Singapore, which is a subgroup of the Group Internal Consulting unit . We are a dynamic and diverse team of consulting professionals with focus on emerging technology driven business transformation.

Your team helps UBS business functions to implement their digital strategy and accomplish their ambitions in the areas of emerging technologies. Emerging Solutions team is at the intersection of business, technology and innovative thinking in practice. We accompany functions across all businesses to build a sustainable transformation; combining the power of emerging technologies with a profound understanding of UBS businesses. The team works in in close collaboration with the different functions, business divisions and external parties to achieve its goals.

Diversity helps us grow, together. That’s why we are committed to fostering and advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. It strengthens our business and brings value to our clients.

Your expertise

  • 2+ years experience in designing and developing enterprise-scale NLP solutions in two or more of: Named Entity Recognition, Document Classification, Document Summarization, Topic Modelling, Sentiment Analysis and OCR text processing
  • 2+ years experience building ML & NLP solutions using common ML libraries and frameworks, i.e., Pandas, Sklearn, TensorFlow, SparkML, Pytorch, Keras, spaCy
  • Strong knowledge and working experience with NLP/ML & algorithms and models (GLMs, SVM, PCA, NB, Clustering, DTs) and their underlying computational and probabilistic statistics.
  • Excellent statistical skills in applied regression, spatial and time series modeling.
  • 2+ years of programming experience in one or more of the following: Python, R,
  • Experience in setting up supervised & unsupervised learning ML/NLP models including data cleaning, data analytics, feature creation, model selection & ensemble methods, performance metrics & visualization
  • 2+ years experience in ML/NLP development pipelines of large data sets, both structured & unstructured
  • 2+ years of full-time experience working at a global tech or business consulting firm with a focus digital transformation and emerging technologies
  • Exceptional academic track record with an advanced degree
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills, other languages a plus
  • A strong team player and communicator, able to adapt and network across a global organization to work well with the team and to present well to stakeholders

  • #LI-SG

About us

UBS is the world’s largest and only truly global wealth manager. We operate through four business divisions: Global Wealth Management, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management and the Investment Bank. Our global reach and the breadth of our expertise set us apart from our competitors.

With more than 70,000 employees, we have a presence in all major financial centers in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Join us

At UBS, we embrace flexible ways of working when the role permits. We offer different working arrangements like part-time, job-sharing and hybrid (office and home) working. Our purpose-led culture and global infrastructure help us connect, collaborate, and work together in agile ways to meet all our business needs.

From gaining new experiences in different roles to acquiring fresh knowledge and skills, we know that great work is never done alone. We know that it's our people, with their unique backgrounds, skills, experience levels and interests, who drive our ongoing success. Together we’re more than ourselves. Ready to be part of #teamUBS and make an impact?

Disclaimer / Policy Statements

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

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