Data Analyst/Scientist
London, United Kingdom
6d ago

1. About the Role

Would you like to work for one of the leading players in the international financial services industry?

Join SWIFT and be part of the Financial Crime Compliance Data Chapter, in charge of defining, prototyping and evaluating solutions and algorithms for Compliance based products and services.

You will be working within a team with a broad range of technical, business and analytical skills with initial focus on financial crime prevention products in areas related to sanctions, financial crime and AML.

The SWIFT compliance offerings are changing the way that banks tackle regulatory compliance and financial crime prevention through new cloud based solutions and services that put businesses in control, improve performance and reduce operational cost.

Joining as a Data Analyst / Scientist, you will get the opportunity to learn from professionals with extensive experience in compliance projects at global banks and financial institutions.

You will work in an international rapidly evolving agile working environment, with many opportunities for gaining a broad range of experience and pursue an interesting and varied career growth.

2. Responsibilities

We are looking for creative people with strong logical, technical and analytical skills capable of identifying, prototyping and refining advanced data driven solutions.

The role would suit someone with a computer science background with knowledge of mathematical, statistical and data science techniques.

We are looking for an individual to contribute to the data science approach required for the project and support the software realisation.

In addition to technical and analytical skills, the candidate must have sufficient business awareness to ensure solutions and proposed designs can be developed, deployed and used effectively and efficiently.

Projects involve working with a broad spectrum of people including product managers, business analysts, IT development teams and internal customers.

  • You will be working on the data pipeline solution : acquisition, extraction, transformation, loading and visualisation of data
  • You may be using Python, Machine Learning, Elasticsearch and data visualisation frameworks / tools e.g. Dash
  • Utilising your strong IT development / software engineering skills to work with the development team to implement this solution
  • Undertaking data manipulation, data analysis and statistical analysis
  • Interest in learning and applying data science and machine learning techniques to solve business problems, ensuring that relevant data sources are leveraged and supporting prototyping of candidate solutions
  • Using data analytics to enhance sanctions screening models
  • Learning new data analysis / science tools and scripting languages (Python, scikit-learn, TensorFlow, etc)
  • 3. Qualification

  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Business Requirements Elicitation
  • Engineering Practices
  • Strong Communications Skills
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Analytical Thinking
  • In addition, the following would be beneficial :

  • Market & Product Knowledge - Knowledge of financial crime, sanctions or AML solutions
  • Natural Language Processing (NLP)
  • 4. Education

    University degree or higher in Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics or Engineering


    At least 2 years experience as a data analyst

    What we offer

    Company & department description

    SWIFT does not stand still. We are constantly evolving and tirelessly innovating. Working at the intersection of finance and technology is a very exciting place to be right now.

    SWIFT is transforming cross-border payments, making them faster and more transparent than ever before. We are the way the world moves value every instant of every day, in almost every country.

    We are proud that what we do has a critical impact on the global financial community and touches almost every aspect of the financial world.

    So, what you do at SWIFT has real impact too an impact that matters every day. Which is why you matter to us.

    Joining SWIFT gives you unparalleled exposure to knowledge, expertise and technologies. If you have what it takes, you’ll be able to take on different career paths and have the opportunity to work in teams, departments and disciplines in countries around the world.

    SWIFT is unique. There is no other organisation like ours in the world driving the long-term future of the financial ecosystem.

    You’ll be surrounded by bright, customer-focused and intellectually curious people in a collaborative, friendly, open and inclusive environment.

    At SWIFT we are trusted every instant. Everything we do has an impact that matters. And as a member of our team, you are trusted to make your impact every day.

    What we offer

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