CMB Placement – Data Scientist at HSBC

Where: England - West Midlands

Deadline: December 31, 2019

Type: Placement Year

About the Company:

Main business: : Finance (incl. accountancy, insurance, pensions and fundraising)

HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations. We serve around 37 million customers through four global businesses such as Commercial Banking, Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Global Banking and Markets, Global Private Banking Our network covers 67 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, North America and Latin America.

About the Role:

Data scientists will be conversant in and will deploy techniques such as correlation tests, hypothesis tests, machine learning, cluster analysis, data mining and visualization to automate processing raw data into valuable insights.

This job will carry out some or all of the following activities:

  • Interpret data, analyse results and provide ongoing reports
  • Use business judgment and analytical tools to drive the best results for the business achieved through a combination of using data, analysis and business judgment in identifying & leading new opportunities
  • To support a team in Commercial or Retail Banking to deliver business objectives of the Bank.
  • Work with different teams to understand, document and conduct relevant analysis
  • Independently produce actionable metrics from automating data collection, aggregation and visualisation from multiple data sources including big data
  • Identifying any gaps in data & understanding and managing a range of analytical and modelling projects from inception to delivery


  • If you excel on your Industrial Placement, you could be considered for a suitable Graduate Programme in HSBC UK to continue to develop your skills, knowledge and experience.
  • Based on your current results you must be on track to receive a minimum of a 2:1 degree classification/ 3.2 GPA or higher or overseas equivalent to this
  • You must have obtained at least 300 UCAS* points pre September 2017 and 120 post September 2017 in accordance with UCAS tariff changes across your top three A2 Levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies (AS Levels and GCSE are not considered). Or if there were mitigating circumstances that prevented this, can you provide evidence of these.
  • You must be in your Penultimate Year of Study. Expected Graduation Year 2022
  • The location for this role is UK wide, therefore, you must be able to commit to being nationally mobile and be available to undertake the travel required for this role.
  • You can only apply for one HSBC Programme each year
  • By the time of starting employment, successful candidates must have permission to work in the UK for the entirety of the program.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'X496O'