DBS Bank

VP, Data Scientist (Data Chapter - Risk Management...

Job description

Group Strategy and Planning (GSP) supports our management on the implementation of the Group’s strategic agenda, including working with the businesses and functions to drive strategic initiatives across geographies. Data Chapter is committed to building a data driven organization and maximising the key data capabilities to transform how we do business.


  • Act as both a consultative and executional role, transforming risk management and business processes (such as credit approval and fraud prevention) into highly optimized, data-driven, and efficient processes.
  • Translate credit interpretation into actionable insights by driving an end-to-end data-driven operating model.
  • Collaborate and co-create optimal solutions with stakeholders (e.g., risk management group, consumer and institutional banking group, etc.) to address the most prioritized problems.
  • Explore, identify, prepare, and ingest relevant internal and/or external data for data models or other analysis consumption.
  • Communicate analytics results to stakeholders in CLEAR and understandable language.


  • At least 7 years of relevant working experience
  • Strong credit analytical and risk assessment skills gained from consumer, commercial, or corporate banking experience in lending or related activities
  • Good knowledge of various banking products
  • Conversant with working on large volumes of data to derive insights and design solutions in a data science context
  • Proficient in Python, PySpark, or SQL
  • Experience in big data processing frameworks (e.g., Spark) and modern data warehouses is a plus
  • Sound knowledge of statistics and machine learning
  • Ability to navigate a complex environment and drive outcomes with stakeholders
  • Ability to clearly articulate data deliverables in an easily understood manner, both orally and in writing
  • A good understanding of agile and its principles, be comfortable working with cross functional teams from developers to non-technical stakeholders
  • Proficient in English and Chinese.

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