Avaloq

Avaloq is a Swiss company which develops and provides software for core banking. The software system, Avaloq Banking Suite, is used by more than 140 banks worldwide. Headquartered in Switzerland, Avaloq has branches in the most demanding financial centres worldwide and serves around 155 banks and wealth managers and the 270 Swiss cooperative banks. Avaloq’s growing ecosystem comprises among others over 2’000 employees from 66 nationalities and more than 500 third-party developers that co-innovate with Avaloq.

Avaloq Zürich, Switzerland
22/02/2019
Full time
Avaloq is driving the digital transformation and automation of the financial services industry.   Our clients are the leading banks of today and tomorrow. Based on our fully integrated banking software, we create powerful digital experiences provided through a standardized Business Process as a Service (BPaaS) or Software as a Service (SaaS) model to banks and wealth managers.   To further spur innovation, we work with clients, other fintechs, universities and hundreds of third-party developers in a uniquely collaborative way we call the Avaloq Ecosystem. Headquartered in Switzerland, Avaloq has more than 2,000 employees and has a presence in the world’s most demanding financial and innovation centres, including Berlin, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Paris, Singapore and Sydney. The positionAre you passionate about data? Are you interested in shaping the next generation of data science driven products for the financial industry? Do you enjoy working in an agile environment involving multiple stakeholders?   A challenging role as Senior Data Scientist in a demanding, dynamic and international software company using the latest innovations in predictive analytics and visualization techniques. You will be driving the creation of statistical and machine learning models from prototyping until the final deployment. We want you to help us to strengthen and further develop the transformation of Avaloq to a data driven product company. Make analytics scalable and accelerate the process of data science innovation. Your profile PhD or Master degree in Computer Science, Math, Physics, Engineering, Statistics or other technical field 5+ years of experience in Statistical Modelling, Anomaly Detection, Machine Learning algorithms both Supervised and Unsupervised Proven experience in applying data science methods to business problems Ability to explain complex analytical concepts to people from other fields Proficiency in at least one of the following: Python, R, Java/Scala, SQL and/or SAS Knowledgeable with BigData technologies and architectures (e.g. Hadoop, Spark, stream processing) Expertise in text mining and natural language processing is a strong plus Familiarity with network analysis and/or graph databases is a plus High integrity, responsibility and confidentiality a requirement for dealing with sensitive data Strong presentation and communication skills Experience in leading teams and mentoring others Good planning and organisational skills Collaborative mindset to sharing ideas and finding solutions Experience in the financial industry is a strong plus Fluent in English; German, Italian and French a plus Professional requirements Use machine learning tools and statistical techniques to produce solutions for customer demands and complex problems Participate in pre-sales and pre-project analysis to develop prototypes and proof-of-concepts Analyse customer behaviour and needs enabling customer-centric product development Liaise and coordinate with internal infrastructure and architecture team regarding setting up and running a BigData & Analytics platform Strengthen data science within Avaloq and establish a data science centre of expertise Look for opportunities to use insights/datasets/code/models across other functions in Avaloq Main place of workZurichContactAvaloq Evolution AG Alina Tauscher, Talent Acquisition Professional Allmendstrasse 140 - 8027 Zürich - Switzerland