Data Scientist - Internal Audit Data Scientist - Internal Audit …

HSBC Bank (M) Berhad
in Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 10 Jan 20
HSBC Bank (M) Berhad
in Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 10 Jan 20
Data Scientist - Internal Audit
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Internal Audit is an integral part of the control and governance framework of the Group. The role of the department includes providing senior management, through the Risk/Audit Committees, the Board with independent and objective assurance of the governance / control over business and operational activities, risk management, and support functions of the HSBC Bank (HBMY) / HSBC Amanah (HBMS).

We are now inviting qualified individuals to join this team in the role of Data Scientist.

The Data Science job is accountable for generating insights to protect the bank from foreign and domestic risks through the identification of risky human behaviour. Data scientists need be knowledgeable and able to deploy techniques such as correlation tests, hypothesis tests, machine learning, cluster analysis, data mining and visualization to automate processing raw data into valuable insights.

Principal responsibilities
  • ​ Identify new use cases for data science for risk mitigation.
  • Help shape the future of the analytics within the Data Analytics team as we move towards population testing.
  • Conduct customer centric analysis to identify risks and support various projects across Asia Pacific.
  • Advocate and promote the use of data science to drive fact based activity and behaviour throughout the Internal Audit Department.
  • Engage various stakeholders to understand and collect audit requirement, present analysis and or results, make recommendations on strategy formulation and solicit feedback.
  • Work with leverage solutions and contribute approaches with the wider HSBC Global Internal Audit Analytics community


  • Proficiency in using Python, R, SQL, SAS or similar analytically oriented programming languages
  • 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 and experience with machine learning techniques
  • Experience with cloud analytics platforms such as GCP, Azure and AWS is a plus. This extends to visualisation tools such as Tableau or other business
    intelligence tools will be highly advantageous
  • Fluent written and spoken English