Data Science Analyst (Financial Industry)

Product Owner ensures an outcome for a product is delivered that meets the requests from stakeholders and customers. This requires a fundamental understanding of the business and its constraints (financial, marketing, compliance, legal, service, the customer environment, the technical capabilities, the user experience, etc.) in order to provide a solution that satisfies all stakeholders and customers. Establish Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Objects and Key Results (OKRs) for the product team and ensure alignment with senior leadership (e.g., SPO, Dir, etc.). Creates and/or maintains key product documentation (e.g., customer journey map, technical specs, process mapping, etc.). Identifies and defines key non-functional requirements (e.g., security, availability, performance, etc.) to achieve necessary product metrics. Owns definition of Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and features/user stories for delivery product roadmap; in-line with the Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) of the greater product vision outlined by SPO and/or Business Director is the final decision maker for product scope.

Software Engineer in Test (SDET)

Job description

Alacer Systems and Technology is looking for a SDET profile, The Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) is responsible for developing automated testing strategies and implementing them in industry standard testing frameworks. Suitable candidate will provide automated testing expertise and oversight and plays a role in providing advice and guidance for emerging quality/testing technologies.The SDET will be a key person in developing and executing QA activities for the Alacer owned products and client projects. This individual will be an experienced hands-on SDET and help lead the quality management practice as we grow our organisation.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overall testing and quality of the product including: functionality, usability, and compatibility
  • Collaborate with Engineering and Technical Services teams for search relevance testing
  • Integration QA – perform pre-live checks and post launch support for new customers
  • Perform search on websites and test for functionality, relevancy and usability
  • Ability to make logical decisions, thoroughly check product details to ensure the results are relevant. Provide feedback to help the team achieve more consistent results with high quality
  • Investigate, identify and report relevance and other issues and communicate with the team
  • Manage and respond to escalations as appropriate
  • Help improve the quality of the product by improving our internal dictionary which is used across our different products
  • Accountable for the Quality Automation planning and testing of the application for the assigned projects
  • Performs timely reporting of planning and testing efforts
  • Develop manual and automated test cases/scripts

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3- 4 years of experience in software testing with 2-3 years of experience in developing automation scripts using Selenium WebDriver
  • Experience in developing Automation Frameworks from scratch
  • Experience using Selenium WebDriver with Java/C#, TestNG and Maven
  • Strong programming skills in Java/C#
  • Experience using a Continuous Integration tool is preferred (preferably JENKINS)
  • Good knowledge of Web Services
  • Experience in API testing using REST Assured (Postman preferred)
  • Experience in QA Methodologies – Agile preferred
  • Experience in analyzing requirements & create Test scenarios
  • Knowledge of Defect Management Process & Defect lifecycle
  • Good knowledge in testing concepts, SDLC/STLC, Agile Methodologies
  • Working knowledge of defect tracking software (Azure DevOps/TFS preferred)
  • Working knowledge of Test Management Tool (MTM/ALM preferred)
  • Working knowledge of database (e.g. MySQL)
  • Strong Analytical and Problem Solving Skills, Critical thinking
  • Written (email) communication skills and ability to raise defects; good verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and can meet hard deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail

Job Type: Full-time

Machine Learning / Artificial Intelligence Engineer (Financial Domain)

Job description

Alacer Systems and Technologies is looking for an artificial intelligence and machine learning engineer, who will be able to develop and support Alacer’s products. The main scope of the products will include everything from back-end to client-side code, using optimal and efficient technologies, frameworks, and patterns. Your primary responsibilities will be – design and develop, maintain and enhance applications leveraging AI & ML capabilities. Therefore, it’s essential that – as an AI/ML engineer — you are skilled at problem solving, solution design, logical thinking and high-quality coding.

Description

  • The candidate must be fluent in artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques
  • The candidate must understand the following algorithms and when each is applicable: Linear Regression, Logistic Regression, Classification and Regression Trees, Naïve-Bayes, Clustering and K-Nearest Neighbours
  • The candidate should be familiar with statistics, neural networks, heuristics, Markov models, Natural Language Processing (NLP)
  • The candidate should know the R and Python languages
  • The candidate should familiar with Jupyter Notebooks
  • The candidate should have experience with Azure cloud
  • Experience in analytics driven financial applications will be plus
  • Familiarities with ML Frameworks (Keras, Tensorflow or PyTorch)
  • Build, Deploy and maintain predictive models
  • Experience with ML Libraries (NumPy, Scikit-learn, Pandas, NLTK, SpaCy)
  • Experience with data visualization tools and libraries in Python
  • The candidate should be familiar with DevOps practices such as source control, builds, testing, deployments, release management, and monitoring
  • An understanding of modern approaches to software development such as microservices and event-driven architectures
  • Experience developing applications with the Azure cloud platform using Visual Studio and/or Visual Studio Code
  • Experience with SDLC tools such as Team Foundation Server (TFS), Git, Azure DevOps, and Jira

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field with 5+ years of software development experience OR MS/PhD in CS or equivalent with 2+ yrs. of experience
  • Experience with all phases of development, including design, implementation, and operation of production systems
  • Experience in developing high-performance, highly-available and scalable distributed systems
  • Should be very well versed with Python programming language
  • In-depth knowledge and fluency in a high-level programming language C/C++ and C#
  • Experience with relational and NoSQL databases
  • Solid understanding of Object-Oriented design and concepts
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience with Machine Learning
  • Experience developing software in a Unix/Linux environment

Job Type: Full-time

Senior System Analyst – Financial Institution

Job description

Senior System Analyst – Financial Institution

Job description

Do you want to contribute into making today’s interconnected financial world safer utilizing your skills and experience in sophisticated data query and advanced analytics? Do you want to be part of an exciting journey with Alacer Corporation? Alacer is a leader in Regulatory Technology space helping banking clients across the globe with innovative data analysis and effective transaction monitoring strategies. At Alacer, data talks to our data scientists. As a new Senior System Analyst with Alacer, you will make sense of data and you will help our clients make business decisions based on your analysis of the Big Data.

What will be your role?

· As a senior System analyst, you will support our business stakeholders with the development of analytic insights into data to project deliverables, consume data from diverse stakeholders to segment risk factors into applicable risk models leveraging innovative technologies.

· In synthesizing data into features and analytics, you will provide solutions across a range of functions, including customer segmentation, optimization, prescriptive analytics, and machine learning based decision making on Big Data, to support ongoing financial crime risk mitigation strategies.

· You will operate as a subject matter expert on advanced analysis of customer data, while providing management with effective modeling & impact analysis in presenting and providing insight into periodic performance metrics.

· You will test and maintain data layer integrity while performing peer code reviews, leverage strong business and communication skills to identify and resolve data gaps, code issues, while mining data for insights and patterns.

· You will support ongoing data engineering and database development with required data transformation, while collaborating with cross-functional partners to understand their business needs, formulate, and complete end-to-end analysis that includes data gathering and analysis.

· Your projects will culminate in delivering effective presentations of findings and recommendations to multiple levels of leadership, creating visual displays of quantitative information.

What will you bring?

· You will bring deep skillset in database management in conducting complex data queries for data segmentation and data trend identification, data analysis skills to provide investigative and predictive solutions for management using data analytics.

· You will have fundamental business knowledge and finance exposure to understand the business surrounding loan management and credit assessment.

· You will have the insight and exposure to review relevant data set to identify applicable solution that may require understanding dynamic data types, classes, and software expertise to analyze and make decision on such data.

· Extremely skills in SQL

· You are skilled at problem-solving, solution conceptualization & design, logical thinking & implementation, and high-quality coding, with exposure to data privacy laws and controls.

What will You Do?

· You will develop and automate reports, iteratively build prototypes & dashboards to provide insights at scale for solving for analytical needs in harnessing the power of SQL.

· You will facilitate implementation of work product and ensure accuracy of your deliverables under the supervision of the chief data scientist.

· You will consistently follow standard work processes and documentation requirements and will recommend improvement to work processes to increase efficiency while maintaining quality.

· You will continuously improve technical and leadership skills through training and development.

· You will research, develop, and solve new emerging technology driven data problem in the financial crime industry.

What We Are Looking For?

· Bachelors in Analytical filed, such as Economics, Engineering, Statistics, Finance, Science, or any Quantitative based, data intensive field with Data Science exposure

· 5+ years of experience using SQL in data management, data forensics, transactional or reference data management, data governance, data engineering, data architecture, data modeling, data analysis, data optimization.

· 1 to 2+ years of professional experience in data Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in project development capacity, whether masters’ thesis/project or corporate project

· Deep knowledge of data, in understanding the capability of Big Data, pitfalls of Big Data

· Extensive and proficient SQL expertise is mandatory, while banking and financial market experience is preferred.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $75,000.00 – $110,000.00 per year

Principal Consultant – Financial Crime Software Implementation

Job description

Alacer Systems & Technologies is currently seeking a Principal Consultant in the financial crime domain to join our growing software implementation team. This is Techno-Functional role, should be experienced in the implementation of Financial Crime and Compliance Management solutions, reporting directly to the Project Engagement Lead. The Consultant will work closely with both Technical and Functional subject matter experts from the Financial Institution, and technical and product team from Alacer.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist Engagement/Project Lead in deploying the Alacer’s Financial Crime solutions in a customer environment. This includes coordinating with customer’s technical and business functional team to ensure smooth implementation of Alacer’s financial crime solution.
  • Act as Product Owner
  • Support all phases of deploying the Financial Crime solution at customer sites including initial installation, patches, upgrades, application configuration, user acceptance testing and go-live.
  • Discuss and document configuration of client environment.
  • Adopt and contribute to Financial Crime solutions best practice methodologies for knowledge dissemination throughout the implementation process
  • Understanding of system security principles, specifically around user authorization and authentication methods and technologies.
  • Strong customer interaction skills and the ability to assess a client’s IT processes and strategies. In addition, must be able to lead clients through the process of integrating the VFCS’s solutions into their operational environment.
  • Mature, self-starting, self-motivating, and capable of making decisions independently
  • Must be willing to travel to any location in the world depending on the project needs
  • Create BRD,FSD,TSD and other related documents
  • Perform source to target data mapping from external core system, payment systems to product’s data model
  • Work with R&D developers on the ETL for the core system integrations
  • Participate in Pre-sales and RFI responses
  • Lead the analytics requirements of a product’s road-map offering
  • Research data to come up with features and models that help determine customer risk with regards to fraud and money laundering within consumer banking.
  • Define and support analytics technology selections and POCs.
  • Educate and support the development teams in analytics content development

Qualifications:

  • An experienced analyst who has a broad understanding of Financial Crime Management solutions, ie Oracle’s FCCM, NICE-Actimize, SAS-AML etc., industry best practices, multiple business processes or technology designs within a product/technology family.
  • More than 3+ years of experience in Financial Crime & Compliance domain
  • Anti-Money Laundering, Fraud, and/or Identity resolution experience within retail banking
  • 3+ years’ experience as business analyst or compliance system analyst/consultant
  • 3+ Years’ experience in NICE-Actimize or FCCM Mantas or Any other AML solutions
  • Good with database and SQL scripting
  • Operates independently to provide quality work products to an engagement.
  • Performs varied and complex duties and tasks that need independent judgment, in order to implement Alacer’s products and technology to meet customer needs.
  • Applies Alacer’s methodology, company procedures, and leading practices. Operates independently to deliver quality product to an engagement.
  • Demonstrates expertise to deliver functional and technical solutions on moderately complex customer engagements.
  • Effectively consults management (with IT/Compliance) of customer organisations.
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Product or technical expertise relevant to practice focus.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to build rapport with team members and clients.
  • Ability to travel as needed.
  • As part of Alacer’s employment process candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment screening process. This will involve identity and employment verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable)

Note – Please read the complete job description carefully and answer all the question attached to this job posting.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: ₹2,000,000.00 – ₹3,000,000.00 per year

Dot Net Technical Lead

Job description

Alacer Systems and Technology is looking for Dot Net Technical Lead, the role will primarily be about taking important decisions regarding the entire tech road map of the company in alignment with the Company’s short and long term goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver technical systems
  • Maintain adherence to architectural standards/principles, global product-specific guidelines, usability design standards, etc
  • Participate in the development and review of documents to comply with SDLC methodologies [e.g. Engineering Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), estimation, Solution Design Document (SDD) and Software Architecture Documents (SAD)]
  • Provide support and documentation to assist in sustaining the project during the transition to production where necessary
  • Adhere to Application Engineering methodologies, standards, code reviews
  • Provide feedback regarding application engineering methodologies, standards and leading practices when appropriate
  • Identify potential points of contention for missed activities and notify project leadership of situation and remediation plan
  • Minimize technical exposure and risk on projects
  • Provide technical guidance to development team members
  • Technical deliverables (i.e., code and documentation) on projects assigned
  • Translate detailed Requirements and Design and Solution Architecture deliverables into detailed design specifications
  • Maintain effective and consistent communication within the team, with peers, the leadership team and the peers in other IT groups
  • Proactively raise issues to Technical and Group Leads when necessary
  • Produce high-quality application engineering deliverables in accordance with the project timeline
  • Build and unit test a project to detailed design specifications
  • Provide thought leadership and technical guidance to engineering staff
  • Application Development Work breakdown structure
  • Solutions Design Documents
  • Release Packages
  • Hand-over documentation for operations
  • Unit Test Scripts
  • Assign tasks to developers
  • Review of code completed
  • Review performance of developers
  • Make assessments of contractor abilities
  • Proactively anticipate project issues before they occur; define the problem; identify possible causes; work with the team to identify solutions; select and implement the most appropriate solution
  • Apply judgment in implementing Application Engineering methodologies, processes, and practices to specific requirements of projects/programs which may include product design engineering, information security, code maintainability and reliability

Analytical/Decision-Making Responsibilities:

  • Proactively anticipates project issues before they occur; defines the problem; identifies possible causes; works with the team to identify solutions; selects and implements most appropriate solution
  • Applies judgment in implementing Application Engineering methodologies, processes, and practices to specific requirements of projects/programs which may include product design engineering, information security, code maintainability and reliability
  • Sound analytical skills and problem-solving skills needed to manage multiple technical challenges simultaneously per each project assigned when needed

Knowledge/Skills Requirements:

  • Recent demonstrable experience of performing a tech lead role in a significant, client facing delivery programme with a multi-country, multi-discipline team, likely to come from a solutions and infrastructure architecture background
  • Excellent broad architecture and troubleshooting knowledge
  • Extensive broad Development knowledge (including but not limited to AngularJs, .Net MVC Web Api, SQL Server, SSIS, ETL, ADO.Net, Entity Framework etc).including a solid understanding of the Client Side Object Model
  • Relevant product knowledge of a broad range of technologies, link aggregating sites exposed to both internal and external clients, plus the associated underlying provisioning and site administration capabilities
  • Recent experience of working within financial domain preferable but not mandatory
  • Solid interpersonal communication and team skills required to operate as a contributing member of global technical teams that deliver quality services
  • Strong technical skills designing, developing, debugging, documenting, and implementing applications
  • Strong knowledge and experience in all IT methodologies and life cycles that will be used
  • Possesses an understanding of IT Services: service offerings, technical standards and policies, technical and business strategies as well as organisational structure
  • Maintains awareness of new and emerging technologies and the potential application on service offerings and products provided by IT
  • Excellent level of communication skill in English is mandatory

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field and/or equivalent work experience
  • At least 3 years acting an a senior architecture / technical lead role in a comparable organisation
  • Significant experience of deploying large, enterprise wide implementations to significant (100k+) user volumes
  • At least 5 years of hands on experience leading a team of developers either onshore or offshore – defining work breakdown structures/tasks, assigning the team work items, monitoring and ensuring quality and adherence to standards etc.
  • At least 7 years of relevant hands-on work experience building, integrating and delivering enterprise-wide web and windows applications using Microsoft and other technologies for large organisations on complex projects
  • 7+ years of ASP.Net MVC, ASP.Net experience
  • 5+ years of experience of working with applications that have a SQL Server backend with SSIS ETLs
  • 5+ years of experience with Team Foundation Server or GIT
  • 3+ years’ experience of Azure servers and Azure Devops (VSTS)
  • 5+ years of experience with Object-Relational Mappers such as Entity Framework
  • Ideally experience working with SSRS, SSIS
  • Experience with SharePoint, HTML 5, JSON, Web API, Web Services mandatory
  • Experience with MongoDB or other document databases, WCF, WPF, VBA etc would be a plus
  • Knowledge and experience with working on N-Tier applications.
  • In-depth knowledge of object-oriented analysis and design (OOAD) principles, and familiarity with many design patterns for Software applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong working relationships
  • Demonstrated expertise in application design and construction, work breakdown structure of items, design and code reviews, unit test and build activities, deployment and performance related activities, documentation, support and training/mentoring
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Experience working on projects following Agile methodologies would be ideal
  • Experience working with Azure or other cloud providers would be ideal
  • Ability to work within diverse, global, virtual teams.
  • Proven ability to thrive under pressure

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: ₹1,800,000.00 – ₹2,600,000.00 per year

Data Science Analyst (Financial Industry)

Job description

Lead Data Science Analyst – Financial Institution

Job description

Do you want to contribute to making today’s interconnected financial world safer utilizing your skills and experience in sophisticated data query and advanced analytics? Do you want to be part of an exciting journey where data talks to you, you make sense of data and you help management make business decisions based on Big Data?

What is your role?

As a senior data science analyst, you will lead the development and implementation of advanced analytics for analyzing data problem surrounding the credit card business, providing solutions across a range of functions, including customer segmentation, optimization, prescriptive analytics, and machine learning based decision making on Big Data. You will operate as a subject matter expert on statistical analysis of customer data and providing management with effective modeling & application for financial impact analysis, while presenting and providing insight into periodic performance metrics. You will collaborate with cross-functional partners to understand their business needs, formulate, and complete end-to-end analysis that includes data gathering and analysis. Your projects will culminate in delivering effective presentations of findings and recommendations to multiple levels of leadership, creating visual displays of quantitative information.

What will you bring?

You will bring deep skillset in database management in conducting complex data queries for data segmentation and data trend identification, data analysis skills to provide investigative and predictive solutions for management using data analytics including machine learning and interactive object-oriented programming language, such as Python. You will have fundamental business knowledge and finance exposure to understand the business surrounding loan management and credit assessment. You will have the insight and exposure to review relevant data set to identify applicable solution that may require understanding dynamic data types, classes, and software expertise to analyze and make decision on such data. You will demonstrate your ability to thrive in a fast-paced, self-learning, flexible, and empowered environment. It is essential that as a data scientist, you are skilled at problem-solving, solution conceptualization & design, logical thinking & implementation, and high-quality coding. Therefore, you will be part of a team of trailblazers led by industry veterans and will help directly build the culture, growth and success within a financial institution.

What You will Do?

· You will develop and automate reports, iteratively build prototypes & dashboards to provide insights at scale for solving for analytical needs in harnessing the power of Big Data.

· You will facilitate implementation of work product and ensure accuracy of your deliverables under the supervision of the chief data scientist.

· You will consistently follow standard work processes and documentation requirements and will recommend improvement to work processes to increase efficiency while maintaining quality.

· You will continuously improve technical and leadership skills through training and development.

· You will research, develop, and solve new emerging technology driven data problem in the financial crime industry.

What We Are Looking For?

· Bachelors/master’s degree in Analytical filed, such as Economics, Engineering, Statistics, Finance, Science, or any Quantitative based, data intensive field with Data Science exposure

· 3+ years of experience in Credit risk, Fraud risk, Optimization, Operations Analytics, Modeling/Data Science

· 1 to 2+ years of professional experience in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in project development capacity, whether masters’ thesis/project or corporate project

· Deep knowledge of data, in understanding the capability of Big Data, pitfalls of Big Data

· Extensive and proficient SQL expertise is mandatory, while Python Coding is preferred with a solid understanding of OOPS concepts

· Experience with all phases of the software development cycle, including design, implementation, and operation of production systems

· Good understanding of fundamental python packages & environments, such as Numpy, Pandas, matplotlib, SciPy, caffe, etc.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Up to $125,000.00 per year

Six Sigma Black Belt (Banking)

Job description

  • 8+ years of direct experience in the Banking
  • Experience applying Lean/Six Sigma tools to improve and re-engineer processes in the banking industries
  • Experience in identifying automation opportunities
  • Experience in dash board building
  • 8-10 years’ experience leading /managing large, cross-functional, complex projects
  • Experience with managing business process automation and technology projects
  • Direct experience with establishing and managing large Programs and Projects including developing project governance and reporting structures
  • Experience with workflow automation and rules engines
  • Expert process mapping and Visio skills
  • Master Black Belt or Black Belt certification required
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio)
  • Ability to meet established deadlines; must be a self-starter who can work independently as well as be a team player
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; strong organizational skills a must
  • Must be action and results oriented, with excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to understand, interpret and communicate complex subject matter

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $125,000.00 per year




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