BNP Paribas

Data Scientist for Inspection Générale Portugal

Job description

About the job

  • The Iberian Peninsula Internal Audit Hub is part of BNP Paribas Inspection Générale (IG), and carries out audit assignments on all the activities of the Group both in Spain and in Portugal.

  • Our team is responsible for providing the Audit Hub with the full scope of data services including: data collection, ETL & processing, analysis and visualization.

  • We are looking for highly talented and motivated data scientist to join the growing Data & Analytics Team in Iberian Peninsula Internal Audit Hub. The selected candidate will participate in all steps of the data analytics process.

Your Main Activities Are

  • Create descriptive and predictive analyses addressing key audit mission priorities

  • Apply AI/ML models to data processing automation and discovery

  • Create data visualizations and communicate results with dashboards, reports and presentations

  • Support the activity of the Audit Hub by:

    • Understanding the needs and requirements of auditors and the audit process

    • Building analytical and data engineering solutions

    • Ensuring high quality of delivery

    • Assisting auditors with ad-hoc data and analytics requests

  • Contribute to disseminate a culture of data driven solutions within the Hub

  • Contribute and share best practices with the whole IG team

Profile and Skills to Success


  • 5+ years of similar experience on complex multi-dimensional problems

  • Experience creating

    • Analytics products that incorporate complex business rules

    • Business-facing dashboards and data visualizations

Technical skills

  • Proven professional experience with:

    • Developing ETL methods and tools (Tableau Prep, Alteryx or similar)

    • Programming Python / Pandas / Jupyter data science stack

    • Data visualization tools (Tableau, PowerBI)

    • Using modern Data/Dev Ops tools and process (git, JIRA, …)

  • Knowledge of SQL databases

  • Familiarity with advanced data and analytic techniques: Statistical analysis, Machine Learning and AI.

Soft skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with external stakeholders

  • Rigor and attention to detail.

  • Synthesis: explain the results of a model and the different elements impacting them

  • Flexibility: work in a changing environment

  • Willingness to learn and evolve as a data scientist in a fast-paced, demanding, dynamic team


  • Master’s degree from university with a specialization in engineering, mathematics, statistics, data science


  • Fluency in spoken and written English

  • French and Portuguese are a plus

Why joining BNP Paribas?

  • Leading banking institution

BNP Paribas is a leader in the Eurozone, and a prominent international banking institution with strong roots in Europe's banking history. It has a presence in 72 countries, with around 200 000 Employees – including more than 150 000 in Europe.

  • Our presence in Portugal

Since 1985, BNP Paribas was one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, the Group has around 6.500 employees across several entities operating directly in the territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses.

  • International reach

Thanks to its international presence and regular and close collaboration among its different entities, BNP Paribas has the resources to support all clients with financing, investment, savings and protection solutions that help make their projects a success. BNP Paribas holds key positions in its three core operating divisions: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services for retail banking and specialised financial services, and Corporate & Institutional Banking for corporate and institutional clients.

In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.

  • Diversity and Inclusion commitment

BNP Paribas is an equal opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Equity and diversity are at the core of our recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and efficiency, which in turn increase performance and productivity. We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.

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  • Please note that only applications submitted in English will be considered.
  • In case you are selected for this role, further documentation will be requested to support your hiring process.

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