JOB: HSBC Senior Data Scientist

You’re welcome to get in touch with me privately if you’re interested.

Principal responsibilities

  • ​Identify new use cases for data science for business growth or risk mitigation
  • Help shape the future of the analytics within the Customer Intelligence function as we move to GCP
  • Conduct customer centric analysis to identify opportunities and risks support various projects to fulfill Global CMB SBO strategy
  • Advocate and promote the use of data science to drive fact based activity and behaviour in CMB Globally
  • Engage various stakeholders to understand and collect project requirement, present analysis and or results, make recommendations on strategy formulation and solicit project feedback
  • Work with and leverage solutions and approaches developed by the wider HSBC Global Analytics community


  • Several years of relevant experience, preferably in banking and financial sector
  • Proficiency in using Python, R, or similar analytically oriented programming languages
  • In depth knowledge and experience with machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as Generalized Linear Model, Clustering, SVM, Random Forests, kNN, Naïve Bayes, Artificial Neural Network, etc
  • Experience with cloud analytics platforms such as GCP, Azure and AWS and big data platforms such as Hadoop, Spark, etc.
  • Extensive technical skill in data mining, able to understand various data structures both structured and unstructured and common methods in data transformation
  • High technical aptitude, problem solving abilities, intellectual curiosity, motivation, and passion for data discovery
  • Open minded and self motivated with good communication and interpersonal skills as well as strong sense of responsibility
  • Knowledge of SAS and or SQL is a plus
  • Solid technical skills in MS Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge in other business intelligence or analytics tools will be advantageous
  • Fluent written and spoken English