Data Scientist - Financial Crimes- six month fixed...

Location: Sydney NSW

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Working for AMP means being part of a company that values diverse thinking, encourages collaboration and promotes innovation. It’s an environment that offers challenging and exciting work as well as opportunities for professional growth. We’re flexible enough to allow you to make the most of your life, both professionally and personally.

We are looking for those that have the courage and agility to navigate changing and complex environments so that we can deliver the best solutions for our customers. We value people with integrity, an innate willingness to help others and an eagerness to perform to the best of their abilities.

About the role

As part of AMP's Data enablement hub, the Cyber Security team are responsible for analytics use-cases which span all of AMP’s business units. This includes the key area of financial crimes which spans KYC, financial transaction monitoring, and detection of risk potential, and other enterprise-wide data analytics.

As an experienced Data Scientist, you are well versed in advanced statistical analysis, data mining, and data visualisation techniques, to create solutions that enable enhanced decision making and business performance.

The purpose of the Data Scientist is to combine data, computational science, and technology with Financial Crimes SMEs, to drive high-value insights and assist in driving efficiencies and buying down risk into the business. Use your first-class storytelling skills to powerfully communicate the key insights to the broader business. Initial six month fixed term contract with a view to extend.

Key Responsibilities

  • Query and cleanse data from a diverse set of data sets and databases, using advanced SQL/Python techniques to define analytical products which meet project needs, and interpret business rules into code.
  • Acquire additional information to resolve specific business issues and inform decisions
  • Create insights from data and communicate these effectively to stakeholders and consumers of these
  • Effectively record, manage and store information and data for future reference and reporting
  • Deliver robust documentation, code and processes in accordance with Group Analytics operating model and tools, using Confluence, Gitlab, and Sharepoint to ensure a clear audit trail of decisions, implementation and lineage of data products.

Capabilities & Experience

  • Proficiency in data science toolsets (SQL, Python, R, etc.) and algorithms (regression, tree based, PCA, SOMs, Kmeans, clustering, etc.) to create analytical assets and monitor these for ongoing accuracy
  • Extensive experience in analytic consulting and engagement with non-technical teams, with a proven ability to communicate clearly, explain and resolve issues
  • Solid experience in Business Intelligence and Analytics
  • Experience in managing data quality issues to completion, including identifying, measurement and implementing analytics solutions to work around quality issues by cleansing and matching records
  • Experience in data visualisation tools such as PowerBI, Qliksense or Tableau.
  • Experience in financial crime risk management, with emphasis on AML/CTF and Sanctions (highly regarded)
  • Experience in AWS tool stack for analytics. (i.e. Sagemaker, EMR, SparkSQL, Rstudio)

Wellbeing & Benefits

As a company that values wellbeing, we offer a range of great benefits to support you financially, professionally and personally. These include access to a wide range of flexible working options including the ability to purchase extra leave, retail discounts, onsite wellbeing centre including a gym (Sydney Office), Employee Assistance Program, competitive home loan rates, leading superannuation contribution, discounted financial advice and personal insurance.

Inclusion & Diversity

AMP recognises individual differences and welcomes people from a variety of life and work experiences. The diversity of our people is core to our ability to innovate, grow and to fulfil our collective aspiration of helping people to own their tomorrow. A natural curiosity, a respect for differences and a growth mindset are valued at AMP.

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