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BUSINESS CONSULTING Data Scientist Finance Risk Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Job Description

As a Data Scientist and Analyst within the finance & risk practice, you will be providing consultancy services to the finance and/or risk departments of a bank, pension fund, asset manager or insurance company. You will advise in multifaceted programmes which will require you to have excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to simplify complex numerical concepts to a larger audience. You will have the opportunity to accelerate your career by working on a wide range of client engagements - Data science, Data analytics, Data visualisation, Bespoke Technology Solutions, etc.

  • Design, develop and test statistical and machine learning models
  • Assessing third-party and/or open source solutions to determine fit for use for specific use cases
  • Involvement in developing new solutions and approaches in advanced analytics and data science
  • Leverage on a vast global network of Synechron to collaborate with Synechron FinLabs for creating solutions
  • Consulting on data management and data regulations
  • Analysing business processes and problems
  • Analysis on data availability and/or quality and definition of requirements and improvements
  • Structuring data by defining data models and reporting solutions
  • A quantitative/numerate degree, such as Mathematics, Computer Sciences, Information Technology, Statistics, Data Science, Engineering or Business Analytics
  • 2-5 years of experience in a Data Science, Data Analytics and/or Data Visualization environment preferably at a financial institution with a good understanding of both data and business processes
  • Strong Communication, Analytical, Logical and Numerical reasoning skills
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with Data Visualization/Data Analysis tools
  • Hands-on experience with Scala/R/Python or similar
  • Ambition to apply your knowledge to the Finance and/or Risk domain
  • Willingness to obtain knowledge in finance and risk processes, experience within the finance and/or risk domain of a financial services company is an advantage
  • Eligible to work in the Netherlands
  • 100% willing to travel to client site
  • A team player: enjoys working with customers and sharing knowledge with co-workers
  • Experience in project management is an advantage
  • A passion for the consultancy and organisational change field
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in Dutch and English
  • A strong affinity for financial services
  • Ambition to be the best in your field
  • Happy to do business together with your colleagues and occasionally celebrate and discuss this while having a drink
Interested in joining us?

For further information, please contact our recruitment department via You can apply directly by filling in the form below, together with an elaborate motivation and your resume. Only complete applications will be taken into consideration. Please note that we will only take applications into consideration of candidates who are eligible to work in the Netherlands. All the job interviews will take place at our location in Amsterdam.


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