Data Scientist – KYC Domain


  • Full Time

Knab was founded in 2012 because we wanted to do things differently. Simpler, smarter, and more advantageous for our customers. Because we believe we can help everyone maximize their financial affairs. “Feel at ease when it comes to your finances. Every day.” By combining smart technical solutions with a healthy dose of human intelligence, we create financial services that really meet your needs. Add to that some of the sublime personal service from our employees and you end up with something that's truly unique to the world of finance!


In a nutshell

As a  Data Scientist you are part of the analytical back-bone of Knab. You like to take on complex challenges and you are You are not afraid to get to the bottom of things but recognize situations where a swift solution is the best answer.

Your main responsibilities:

  • Apply statistical and machine learning algorithms to design, develop and improve our Client Activity Monitoring, anti-fraud and AML models
  • Deliver models with high degree of quality (data preparation, modelling, testing and validation, documentation and deployment)
  • Conduct responsible AI (explainability, non-bias and fairness)
  • Interact cross-functionally, making business recommendations with effective presentations of findings at multiple levels of stakeholders
  • Coach our junior team members
  • Actively share your knowledge to help us grow as a team
  • Take ownership of your personal development


The Department and team

The Expert Center Data and Analytics (ECDA) department consists of 35+  dedicated data professionals with a big heart for the business value of Data. ECDA consists of four teams: Data Science, Enterprise Data Office, Data Warehousing, Data Engineering & DBA. The department works with all functions of Knab and is Knab’s Center of Excellence for “all things data”. The Data Science team consists of all communicative 'beta nerds' who get energized by complex data challenges. You will  be working closely with KYC domain stakeholders.


Your Profile

There is no set route to become a great Data Scientist at Knab. But to be successful in this role, this is the kind of profile we have in mind:

  • Master degree in a quantitative field (i.e. Econometrics, Physics, Mathematics, Artificial intelligence, Business Analytics etc.)
  • 5 years+ working experience in the field of Data Science
  • At least 2 years experience in KYC domain (fraud management, client activity monitoring, AML)
  • Expertise in AI/ Machine learning
  • Excellent Python and  SQL skills
  • Business focused
  • Proactive, driven to achieve results and flexible. 
  • Can draw the bigger picture before sketching the detail
  • Can bring across a message clearly and concisely
  • Is able to work under pressure in a focused and precise manner
  • Fluent in English


Diversity Statement: Come as you are. Knab is an open workplace with positive vibes. We are inclusive of all nationalities, races and genders. We feel comfortable to bring our authentic whole selves to work and like you to do so too.


Work with us!

If you come to work with us, Knab will become a significant part of your life. Therefore, we make sure the ambiance is just as exciting as your job. 


If you have any questions regarding this role or the process, please feel free to reach out to us!


We don`t collaborate with third parties to fulfill this role.


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