Data Scientist, Dublin

Date: 14-Mar-2023

Location: Dublin, IE

Company: Allied Irish Bank

Role Title: Data Scientist


Location: Dublin / Hybrid


This role is being offered on a permanent basis.


Summary of role:

The Risk Function is an independent, second line of defence function that monitors, controls and supports risk-taking activities across AIB.  The purpose of the Risk Function is to provide advice and guidance in relation to risk while providing independent oversight and reporting on AIB’s risk profile.

The Risk Function’s main objective is to ensure AIB has a robust risk management framework and culture in place to ensure risks are taken within the risk appetite set by the Board, in support of AIB’s customer franchise and social responsibility.  

The role is positioned within the Risk Analytics team where we develop and support the deployment of risk models, strategies and decision tools for regulatory capital, internal capital and business decision making.


We’re looking for someone who:

  • Develop a strong understanding of the Financial Crime and Compliance environment and systems and source data used by AIB to help manage its Financial Crime and Compliance risk and meet its regulatory obligations.
  • Assist with detailed investigation and analysis required for AML Transaction Monitoring
  • Business and data requirements gathering
  • Assist with queries / issues, solution definition and testing relating to Financial Crime and Compliance data.
  • Running and maintaining the Monthly MI reporting process.
  • Development of new Monthly reports and ad hoc AML / Compliance reports/queries as required.
  • Other ad-hoc Operational and MIS related duties as they arise.
  • Business relationship building and communicating with multiple data stakeholders. 


Life at AIB

At AIB, we have a clear purpose - to back our customers to achieve their dreams and ambitions. We want to be at the heart of our customers’ financial lives by giving them an exceptional experience. That goes for our employees too.

We are building a culture that breaks the conventions of what our customer and employees expect of a bank.


We are committed to offering our colleagues choice and flexibility in how we work and live.  Our hybrid working model enables our people to balance their time between working from home and their designated office, subject to their role, the needs of our customers and business requirements.  More details on our hybrid working arrangements and expected office attendance for your role will be provided to you during the recruitment process.


AIB is an equal opportunities employer, and we pride ourselves on being the first bank in Ireland to receive the Investors in Diversity Gold Standard for Diversity and Inclusion. We work to ensure that AIB is a place where diversity is welcome, everyone can thrive, and inclusion is a universal experience.  Our working environment is one in which talented individuals of all backgrounds can realise their full potential, enjoying rewarding careers in the service of our customers.


If you feel you have what it takes, click apply and fill in the online application form. If you would like more information or have any special requirements or needs that would support you during the recruitment process then please contact the Talent Acquisition Team at


You will need to show us that you can/have:

  • 2 years’ experience working as a data analyst or in a similar role.
  • Honours Bachelor’s degree or post-graduate qualification in a quantitative analytical discipline (e.g. mathematics, applied mathematics, physics, statistics, economics, engineering, data analysis)
  • Extensive experience working with databases and using SQL to query, extract, transform, and clean data is essential.
  • Experience using analytical languages (e.g. Python, R, SAS, Stata, MATLAB) and data visualisation software (e.g. QlikView, Tableau, SAS Visual Analytics)
  • Experience using Microsoft Office and SharePoint.
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to explain technical issues to a non-technical audience.
  • Multi-tasking skills, with a demonstrated ability to manage several tasks at once.


If you feel you have what it takes, Click Apply and fill in the online application form. If you would like more information the Talent Acquisition Team can help. You can contact them via email


By when? Closing date is Tuesday 28th March 2023

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