Publication date: 18 Jul 2019

Data Science Lead

Citi Service Center Poland

Location: Warszawa


Category: Analytics & Reporting

Level of English: C1-C2

Ref. no.: 19029029

Position level: Specialist



Citi Service Center Poland is an initiative to establish a network of service centers providing services to other entities operating within the Citigroup around the world. Citi Service Center Poland employs over 3800 highly qualified staff in three locations: Warsaw, Olsztyn and Lodz.


Currently we provide services to over 90 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, both Americas and Australia. Our employees use over 27 languages every day. Working in our organization involves working on international projects, in dynamic environment.

Data Science Lead
Work place: Warszawa


Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Technology mitigates money laundering and terrorist financing risks for Citi and its customers in the global marketplace. It uses skilled analysts, state-of-the-art technology and globally standard policies and procedures to ensure effective monitoring and reporting of suspicious activities. The AML Data Intelligence team provides best-in-class analysis and interpretation of data and enables its clients to make fact based decisions that impact all levels of the organization.



  • In collaboration with others, create, analyze, interpret and present routine and ad hoc reports, interpret data and develop recommendations based on findings to provide ongoing appropriate inter-departmental communication
  • Provide written explanations of approach and analysis in clear language that supports the conclusions and observations
  • Apply rigorous data analysis methods to organize, analyze and interpret data and reports; ensure appropriate methodology is selected to draw conclusions and make recommendations answering specific business needs
  • Validate data, identify data quality issues (if any) and address them, identify problematic areas and conduct research to determine the best course of action to correct the data
  • Identify, analyze and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Manage small team of 2-3 analyst
  • Drive quality, reliability and usability of all work products, evaluate and refine the statistical methods and procedures used to obtain data in order to ensure validity, applicability, efficiency and accuracy
  • Document solutions and present results in a clear straightforward comprehensive way to non-technical audience, as well as write more formal documentation using statistical vocabulary
  • Think outside the box and look for new methods to constantly improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the AML Detection, Monitoring and
  • Operations systems and processes used in Citi
  • Innovate and generate new ideas, concepts and models to improve methods of obtaining and evaluating quantitative and qualitative data
  • Maintain an industry leading knowledge of the tools, systems and processes available for best in class AML Detection and Monitoring Operations



To be considered for this position you must have:

  • Postgraduate degree in science, information technology or quantitative discipline, degree in economics/banking may be considered if very strong analytical skills proved
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience and minimum 2 years in the role of coordinating people's work or on managerial position
    Minimum of 2-3 years of experience using SAS, R or other statistical packages for analyzing large datasets
  • Very good working knowledge of SQL, 4GL, VBA, experience with other programming languages is a plus
  • Experience in data mining tools/techniques and procedures
  • Required experience with relational databases such as Oracle, SQL Server and Data Marts/Data Warehouses
  • Data analyst / Statistics background
  • AML Compliance and Mantas knowledge would be a plus
  • Knowledge of the local/regional laws and regulations applicable to anti-money laundering is a plus
  • Previous experience with financial services companies is preferred (retail banking, small business banking, commercial, institutional, private banking)
  • Ability to present complex information in an understandable and compelling manner
  • Ability to deal with all levels of management
  • Self-motivated with the ability to make decisions in the absence of detailed instructions
  • Proven time and task management skills
  • Conceptual and creative thinking skills
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding and application of analytical techniques
  • Initiative, creativity, accuracy and attention to details are essential
  • Fluency in English, written and spoken


We offer:

  • Opportunity to work in an international, multi-cultural environment
  • Cooperation with a high quality team in a challenging area of the financial industry with one of the world's leading companies
  • Access to the latest technologies and tools
  • Excellent working environment
  • Possibility to take part in a wide range of challenging projects
  • The package of trainings, industry certifications
  • Attractive conditions of employment and benefits

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Please be informed that we will contact selected candidates only. You are kindly requested to include the following clause in your application: “I hereby give my consent to the processing of my personal data included in my job application for the purpose of the recruitment process and after its completion for the purpose of future recruitments (pursuant to the Personal Data Protection Act as of 29 August 1997, Journal of Laws No. 133, item 883).

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