Senior Data Scientist - Artificial Intelligence, Vice President (Remote)

State Street Corporation
Austin, USA
Jan 20, 2022
Feb 10, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for
State Street's Automation and Artificial Intelligence is a strategic global team with members located in Austin, Boston, Hangzhou and Hyderabad. We have the mission to explore, enable and exploit artificial intelligence, machine learning, natural language processing, computer vision and cognitive computing at scale for multiple use cases across Global Delivery, Global Advisors, Global Markets and Digital business lines. The team has a mix of AI technology, quantitative modeling, data science, financial engineering, and software engineering capabilities. We are seeking to hire an experienced professional that has led Data Science teams and has the potential to contribute effectively to our solutions for operational efficiency, investment and risk management, or client experience related domains.

This role can potentially be performed fully remotely from home within Texas, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, or California.

What you will be responsible for
As Senior Data Scientist, AI - Vice President you will
  • Design rigorous and statistically valid data science, machine learning use case hypotheses, with detailed data requirement definition, feature selection, machine learning and deep-learning based technique identification and success metrics definition.
  • Lead system change process from requirements through implementation; provide user and operational support of application to business users
  • Provide expertise in proof of concept development and prioritization,
  • Understand and utilize structured and unstructured data from across our business units
  • Build shared models, libraries, methodologies and leading practices
  • Productionize the research models, build & maintain services that encase these models and partner with engineering teams using these services.Ultimately research and build predictive systems and intelligent automation that enable smarter business decisions and improved customer experience
  • Stay up to date about latest development in this area by identifying relevant emerging Data Science techniques, tools and proven cases in banking and other industries.
  • Lead and coach a team of talented data scientists and ML engineers for solving a rich set of challenging problems
What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
  • Familiar with major financial instrument, reference data, market data, investment and risk management concept
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with peers across multiple countries
  • Result driven, detail oriented, candid attitude

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree required (preferably in computer science, quantitative finance, or financial engineering. Ph.D. preferred)
  • Project experience with classical AI/ML algorithms and familiar with deep learning neural network like various CNN and RNN based models and comfortable with natural language processing and computer vision algorithms.
  • Familiarity with object-oriented or functional programming and design experience (Python, C++, SQL)
  • Experience with Data Science and Machine Learning Frameworks (TensorFlow, Scikit-learn, Apache Spark / MLlib etc.)
  • Solid background in mathematics including but not limited to statistics, probability theory, PDE, linear algebra, stochastic calculus, differential equations etc.

Additional requirements
  • Preferred: Prior data scientist role in financial institution and model validation experience
  • Preferred: Prior risk and investment management experience in asset management industry
  • Preferred: Linux / Bash scripting, structured and unstructured data management tools (Snowflake, Graph DB, PostgreSQL, Hadoop, etc.)
  • Preferred: Continuous integration & development environments and tools (Azure, AWS, GIT, Maven, Jenkins, etc.)
  • Preferred: Charted Financial Analyst (CFA)

Are you the right candidate? Yes!
We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don't necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.
Why this role is important to us
Our technology function, Global Technology Services (GTS), is vital to State Street and is the key enabler for our business to deliver data and insights to our clients. We're driving the company's digital transformation and expanding business capabilities using industry best practices and advanced technologies such as cloud, artificial intelligence and robotics process automation.

We offer a collaborative environment where technology skills and innovation are valued in a global organization. We're looking for top technical talent to join our team and deliver creative technology solutions that help us become an end-to-end, next-generation financial services company.

Join us if you want to grow your technical skills, solve real problems and make your mark on our industry.

About State Street
What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.
Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.
Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

COVID-19 Protocols: Complying with State Street's COVID-19 protocols is a condition of employment. Those requirements may vary depending on circumstances and legal requirements, and may include, without limitation, a requirement to be vaccinated (or have an accommodation), to disclose vaccination status, to provide evidence of vaccination status, etc.

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