Data Scientist m/f

International Volunteer Program|Bucuresti|Data

Data Scientist m/f

Bucuresti, Romania International Volunteer Program Data


Assuring the third line of defence of the Bank, Internal Audit Department is responsible for performing the internal audit functions within BRD Groupe Société Générale and its subsidiaries.
In relation to the SG Group, BRD Internal Audit Department is a part of the ”General Inspection and Audit Division“ in SG Group (IGAD), which enables a uniform methodological approach and coordination of the internal audit function in the whole SG Group.

Your responsabilities

• Participation to audit missions with focus on data science analysis on each specific step.
More exactly:
   -> Make sure to understand and express missions needs for data access and extraction.  Perform research about the topics to be covered and Data Science methods. Data scientist has to prove the ability, availability and skills needed in order to identify the auditees (as internal clients) expectations and to find the right solution for their harmonization with audit missions’ objectives.
   -> Organize data mining and collection, while ensuring the respect of its confidentiality and enforce regulatory and internal regulations regarding storage (compliance and information security must be guaranteed);
  -> Be a force for bringing forward Data Science analysis proposals linked with mission objectives. Contribute and define the Data Science strategy for the allocated mission and work together with auditors for implementing it.
  -> Rigorously perform data analyses in line with mission’s participants’ needs and Data Science strategy defined. All the information used during the audit work have to be reliable, accurate in order to formulate appropriate conclusions, findings, risks and recommendations. The quality of the work is also important, the highest standards have to be applied during the audit missions in term of technical and non-technical skills.
  -> Periodically presents the status of the works performed and raise awareness in time, if issues.
  -> Present analyses’ results both to mission participants and to internal clients.
  -> Write detailed analysis report.

• Plan own activities in order to perform efficiently the work requested, assign priorities to the tasks received (in cooperation with requestor) to ensure meeting of the global objective: high quality data analysis, aligned with deadlines of various missions.

•  Be an active member on Data Science Community and Data Analytics Committee in IGAD but also on Data Science Community at BRD level and keep up with the new changes on data science methods. The Data scientist should be willing to  adopt new technologies like “data mining” and “machine learning”. 

Profile required

• Graduate with a Master degree from Business/Engineering School or University with a specialization in Data Science
• Necesary competences:
    - Data Mining tehniques: Web-scrapping, Data Extraction with Specific API, etc.;
    - Statistics: Descriptive Statistics, Dimensionality Reduction techniques (Principal Component Analysis - PCA) Encoding of categorical variables, etc.
    - Data Science Techniques/Machine Learning: Scoring techniques, Regression techniques, Supervised Classification techniques, Unsupervised Classification techniques (Clustering, etc.), Anomaly Detection, Sub-Sampling Techniques,  Graph theory, SNA (Social Network Analysis), Community Detection, NLP (Natural Language Processing), Topic Extraction Methods, Deep Learning (Perceptron, Convolutional Network-CNN, RNN, LSTM, etc.)  
    - Data Science Visualization and Data Science Related Programming Languages: Python (pandas, numpy, matplotlib, ScikitLearn, regular expressions, TensorFlow, Keras, Spacy, BeautifulSoup - bs4, nltk, networkx, etc…) R Language, SPARK/PYSPARK+MLLib (Machine Learning Library for SPARK), HADOOP, SQL, SAS, D3JS, MongoDB, HTML, CSS, PHP, etc. 
• A previous experience in banking/financial institutions would be appreciated
• Good communication and presentation skills
• Team spirit, Innovation, Responsability and Committment
• Proficient/Good command of MS Office
• Fluent in English

The VIE assignment in a nutshell
This VIE in Internal Audit - Data Science is to begin as soon as possible but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 18 months.
The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. For further information, please see Mon VIE-VIA Business France.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact there that your VIE mission could potentially get postponed, depending on the evolution of the health crisis and subjects to the decision made by the Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). In addition, the selected candidate will only be paid upon confirmation from Business France and arrival in the country of assignment.

To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.

Why join us

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

At the end of your VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in France and abroad.

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious. 
Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA. 
If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating? 
You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 21000H9B
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/09/01
Publication date: 2021/05/27