Data Scientist

Warsaw /
Other /
Large Corporates & Financial Institutions
Data Scientist in Financial Strategy unit
SEB is a leading Nordic financial services group with its headquarters in Sweden, present in 20 countries worldwide. We are a leading Scandinavian bank offering financial advice and a wide range of financial services, strongly focused on corporate and investment banking. In its 30 years of presence on the Polish market SEB has represented the unique combination of the Scandinavian way of doing business and local expertise.
We are guided by a strong belief that entrepreneurial minds and innovative companies are key in creating a better world. We take a long-term perspective and support our customers in good times and bad.
Would you like to join our team? Currently we are looking for:
Data Scientist
in Financial Strategy, an advisory unit for large corporate clients as a part of our SEB Global Business Center located in the center of Warsaw.

About the unit
The Financial Strategy is a specialist unit within Corporate Banking, Large Corporates & Financial Institutions, undertaking strategic advisory projects and materials towards our corporate clientele mainly from Nordics, German speaking countries and UK. It consists of approximately 30 professionals located across our offices in Stockholm, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Helsinki, London, Oslo and Warsaw. The team covers such topics like rating advisory, debt capacity, industry themes or ESG (environmental, social and governance) and taxonomy’s impact on business.

About the job
You will be working with data that the bank has about its corporate customers and you will be linking it with external data from external data providers via API. You will be performing cataloging, compilation, verification and validation of the data sets, as well as making analyses, modelling and data visualizations. Apart from that you will support the development and maintenance of digitization and automation initiatives in our unit. It may also include such tasks like building complex financial models, maintaining them and creating automated materials from MS Excel.

You profile
You are a hardworking and efficient team player with willingness to expand your knowledge and develop within a broad range of data analysis topics. You should have a creative and innovative mindset, passion for learning, and a collaborative nature.

You are expected to have an interest in and to develop a good understanding of topics around working with large data sets. It would be great if you are also interested and have understanding of financial statements, financial models, corporate financing solutions and processes. Furthermore your interest in concepts around topics like sustainability would be treated as an advantage as it is a key strategic topic for us.
We are looking for a responsible, talented and motivated employee with strong work ethics, willing to develop professionally and able to work with several projects simultaneously in the long run.


Your skills:

    • Python (incl. PEP8 standard, docstring, unit-testing, OOP)
    • Data Manipulation Libraries - Pandas/Dask/PySpark
    • Visualization Tools/Libraries - Tableau, Dash, Seaborn, Matplotlib, PyTab
    • Modelling Skills - Scikit-Learn, Tensorflow, PyTorch, Gym, State Space models, classical econometric models
    • SQL
    • academic degree, preferably in one of the following areas: IT, engineering, econometrics, mathematics or finance
    • fluency in English
    • 1 to 3 years of professional experience from relevant type of work
    • MS Office professional (Power Point, Excel)
    • an analytical mindset

Would be treated as an advantage if you:

    • know Docker / K8S
    • know Cloud/cluster computing
    • are proficient in German or Scandinavian languages
    • have experience from working in financial institutions
    • know advanced MS Excel (incl. VBA)
    • have experience in working with Factset, CapitalIQ,Bureau van Dijk or Bloomberg
    • have experience in Sharepoint
    • are able to build and maintain complex financials models in MS Excel and PowerBI / Tableau
Our offer
We strive to have an inclusive, friendly, value-driven culture where employees feel valued, respected and involved irrespective of who they are, what they believe or where they come from.
You will cooperate with colleagues from whole SEB universe, from all countries where our team is present and we want you to travel and meet personally your nearest peers and stakeholders.
We are a stable employer. Our benefits include health insurance for you and your family, life insurance, individual pension found, sports package, trainings as well as top-notch office and great coffee.
Learn more about working at SEB 

Since our start 160 years ago, SEB has been guided by a strong belief that entrepreneurial thinkers combined with innovative companies are needed to create a better world. We are here to enable them to achieve their ambitions and succeed in both good and difficult times. We are the business engine of the bank, providing the financial expertise our organizational and private customers rely on. We do so with focus on our customers' needs, commitment to quality and trust, and an entrepreneurial mindset to continually improve our services.
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