Data Scientist (Cyber Security)

  • SGD150000 - SGD199000 per annum
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan McKinley Singapore , EA Licence No: 11C5502
  • 15 Sep 17 2017-09-15

A tier one financial institution with strong global presence is recruiting for a Data Scientist responsible for the research, development and implementation of big data solutions across the organization with particular focus in cyber security threat management.


  • Build a strong working relationship with various stakeholders and enhance existing process and develop an effective and efficient solution
  • Understand data / logs correlation requirements and regulatory guidelines in order to translate them into use cases for efficient and effective threat identification.
  • Progressively build a data / log inventory and describe data life cycles for all Corporate & Investment Banking and Investment Solutions divisions
  • Development of models and perform statistical analysis for early detection of potential threats
  • Coordinate the set-up of the Big Data infrastructure to support logs archiving and logs correlation monitoring for critical / selected platforms, systems, and applications
  • Configure, test and implement logs correlation and archiving policies / rules
  • Develop and implement intelligence feed quality analysis metrics
  • Establish alert and exception management procedures and deploy incident remediation workflows
  • Support for investigation cases with stakeholders across various Business units
  • Design customized dashboard / management reports according to reporting needs


  • Experience in banking and financial sector would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of big data solution, database scripting skill, Python, Kibana, Hadoop, Spark
  • Strong experience in implementing solutions using machine learning and data engineering
  • Strong decision making and analytical skills
  • Experience working on cyber projects is mandatory

EA Licence No: 11C5502 / EA Registration No: R1329614