Senior Data Scientist - Hang Seng Bank (HK)

Location: Central, Hong Kong Island

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A Career with Hang Seng Bank
Hang Seng is committed to service excellence. Our people are our most important asset and play a vital role in our efforts to continually enhance our performance for customers and provide best-in-class products and services. We seek to attract high-calibre talent by offering a dynamic working environment, good career development opportunities and competitive compensation packages.
Senior Data Scientist

Digital Banking

If you aspire to unleash your potential in the digital world and fast track your career in this exciting industry, Hang Seng Digital Banking offers opportunities, support and rewards that will take you further.
Hang Seng Digital Banking is currently seeking high calibre Data Scientist who is passionate to learn and deploy the latest technologies in machine learning and have the ambition to become industry leader to join the team.
The major objectives of our new Digital Analytics Lab include helping us move to a data driven organisation and generate business insight using the most appropriate machine learning models and algorithms.
Principal responsibilities
  • Play a vital role in generating key insights into customer behaviours by applying machine learning techniques to real-world problems
  • Find innovative approaches to establish causality that is otherwise too messy and not possible through observational studies
  • Design and build predictive models
  • Produce actionable metrics from automating data collection, aggregation, and visualization
  • Driving and managing multiple projects from research, planning, designing to final delivery
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders and external vendors on project planning and execution
  • Identify business opportunities and improving competitiveness for our business


  • Preferably Master degree, or relevant qualifications in Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, or other Quantitative Disciplines with strong association with data science, machine learning and analytics
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience, preferably in banking and financial sector
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with machine learning, supervised, unsupervised and reinforcement, classification, regression, clustering models
  • Programming expert in C, C++, R and Python
  • Experience in working within and structuring large data sets
  • Strong management skills in leading major projects
  • High technical aptitude, problem solving abilities, intellectual curiosity, motivation, and passion for data discovery
  • Ability to communicate effectively, embrace change and overcome challenges
  • Strong desire to learn and able to work in Agile environment
  • Open-minded and self-motivated with good communication and interpersonal skills as well as strong sense of responsibility
  • Great sense of ownership and servicing mindset to ensure efficient and effective customer service
The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Due to the current situation related to the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), we’re leveraging our digital capabilities to ensure we can continue to recruit top talent at the HSBC Group. As your application progresses, you may be asked to use one of our digital tools to help you through your recruitment journey. If so, one of our Resourcing colleagues will explain how our video-interviewing technology will be used throughout the recruitment process and will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.

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