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Sanctions Filter - Data Engineer/Scientist

SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial T

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This role is in the SWIFT Financial Crime Compliance department within the 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 in areas related to sanctions, AML and fraud.
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 Compliance Data Engineer/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.
We are looking for creative people with strong logical, technical and analytical skills capable of prototyping and refining advanced data driven compliance software. These skills may have been developed via previous work experience in IT, compliance, audit, QA or academic work.
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 within a compliance function.
Projects involve working with a broad spectrum of people including product managers, business analysts, IT development teams and internal and external customers.
We are open to an engineer/mathematician or similar who is interested in Data Science techniques OR a Data Scientist who has 2-3 years experience, below are some of the skills you will be using day to day:
• Strong problem solving skills with experience of prototyping candidate solutions driven by data-driven insights and customer feedback
• Data manipulation, data analysis and general data experience
• Programming experience with exposure to Python or C/C++ or Java
• Parameter tuning of a name-matching algorithm
• Automation of assurance testing
• Strong IT development/software engineering skills with exposure to the software development lifecycle
• Ability to learn new data analysis tools and scripting languages
In addition, the following would be beneficial:
• Knowledge of financial crime, sanctions or AML
• Knowledge of statistical techniques and concepts
• Experience with working with large data sets
• Educated to Degree level
We put you in control of your career
We give you a competitive package
We help you perform at your best
We help you make a difference
We give you the freedom to be yourself
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.
RF number: 2020-6778

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