AML Data Scientist


  • Full Time

About the team:

Capco’s Data & Analytics Team helps our clients transform every aspect of their business.  We are highly skilled at formulating data and analytics strategy, defining business and technology initiatives across the data management lifecycle, and aligning multi-year strategic roadmaps with client’s business goals. As digital technologies advance and regulations tighten, today’s consumers – and, therefore, today’s businesses – are becoming more aware of the importance of good quality data. We work to establish holistic ways to effectively manage data through the modern data supply chain and facilitate consumption through analytics, modelling, AI, machine learning, dashboarding, and reporting. Capco’s Data & Analytics Team works with a wide range of financial services clients across capital markets, banking & payments (including anti-financial crime), wealth & asset management, insurance and energy domains.

About the Job:

As a member of our Data & Analytics Team, you will work across Capco’s different domains and solution offerings to help break down large problems, develop approaches and solutions. As a Data Scientist, you will create tailor-made solutions from complex client anti-money laundering (AML) and anti-financial crime (AFC) data applying mathematical, problem-solving, and coding skills to manage big data to extract valuable insights for our clients.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Work on hard problems with smart people
  • Be highly motivated, result-oriented, and take pride in being a problem solver
  • Work with new technology, focus on using the right tool for the job, rather than any sticky preference for a tool or technology
  • Learn and share knowledge across our data and analytics teams, so we can continue to iterate and improve
  • Write reusable, testable, and efficient code as needed
  • Design and implement of big data AML & AFC solutions
  • Support implementation of data pipelines/data warehouses/data marts/ODSs/Lakehouses
  • Collaborate and work on integration of big data models

What You’ll Bring with You:

  • 6+ years of demonstrated hands on data science experience — preferably in consulting or financial services
  • Success working in ANY ONE of the following Data Science, Analytics and Management technology areas, including but not limited to:
    • Strong analytical skills in data analysis and data processing, direct experience in operating “big data,” and can leverage modern modelling techniques (including statistical analysis) to remediate and enhance Transaction Monitoring capabilities
    • Experience working with Transaction Monitoring models or other AFC / AML modelling including model remediation, tuning and performance
    • Design, modify, and execute quant statistical and analytical methods to ensure a proper assessment / interpretation of model metrics
    • Familiar with AML/CTF transaction monitoring guidance and requirements (specifically OCC 2011-12 Supervisory Guidance on Model Risk Management)
    • Experience writing and supporting Python code, Spark, Scala, R
    • Experience developing complex SQL queries
    • PL/SQL development experience with enterprise software systems
    • Experience developing Shell scripts and Python programs to automate tasks
    • Knowledge of BI Solutions (MS Power BI, Tableau, Qlik, Alteryx, etc.)
    • Experience with Hadoop, CI/CD processes, and Git Branching
    • Hands-on technical experience working with AML Transaction Monitoring systems (like Mantas and/or Actimize)

Why Capco?

A career at Capco is a chance to help reshape the competitive landscape in financial services.  We launch new banks, transform existing ones, and help our clients navigate complex change.  As consultants, we work on the front-end business design all the way through to technology implementation.

We are the largest Financial Services focused consultancy in the world, serving everyone from global banks to emerging FinTechs, from strategy through digital transformation, design, business consulting, data and analytics, cyber, cloud, technology architecture, and engineering.

Capco is a young and growing firm. We maintain an entrepreneurial spirit and growth mindset and have minimal bureaucracy. We have no internal silos that get in the way of your career opportunities or ability to focus on our clients and make a difference to the business.  We offer the opportunity for everyone to learn rapidly, take on tough challenges, and get promoted quickly. We take pride in our creative, collaborative, diverse, and inclusive culture, where everyone can #BYAW.

We offer highly competitive benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement, and a work culture focused on innovation and creation of lasting value for our clients and employees. 


Ready to Take the Next Step? 


If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. This is an opportunity to make a difference and contribute to a highly successful company with a significant growth trajectory.


New York Pay Range
$111,000$150,000 USD
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