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Principal Data Scientist and Machine Learning Engineer

New York, New York; Jersey City, New Jersey; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Information Technology

Job Description

BNY Mellon is seeking Data Scientists & Machine Learning Engineers to work with us as we transform our Clearance and Collateral Technology (CCT) group into a data driven organization. The Collateral & Clearance Technology group is responsible for building high-performance critical market platforms. The group designs, builds and supports the platform used for US Triparty Repo and Global Collateral Services solutions. This service has 85% of the US Triparty Repo business with $2.7trn of assets globally. This group supports the most critical client-facing services for BNY Mellon.


As a senior member of the team, you will help lead data science transformations within CCT and also create meaningful stories focused on deep insights, and will be fluent across various technologies and tools relevant for quantitative decision-making. You will be responsible for working with vast amounts of financial data to derive insights and make predictions about our clients and the markets in which they operate. Your primary focus will be in mining and preparing data,  performing statistical analysis,  implementing machine learning algorithms, and productionilizing your models to integrate with our existing systems & products. In addition to working with the rest of our technology team, you will work with our business team to derive and select use-cases best suited for machine learning solutions based on client demand and market inefficiencies.

Sr. Principal Developer->> Consults with internal business groups to provide highly advanced application software development services or technical support. Consults to IT and business managers on issues, questions and problems related to his/her area of expertise. Accountable for resolving highly complex problems that have impact on the corporation's ability to conduct business. Uses in-depth knowledge of various technologies to establish and influence implementation of broad-based technology strategy for large IT Divisions. Stays abreast of emerging technologies and identifies potential use of new and existing technology within lines of business by participating in industry-wide conferences and research and by using in-depth knowledge of various business areas. Educates business leaders and prepares presentations for the business on IT strategies. Advocates for innovative, creative technology solutions. Contributes to the achievement of Application Development objectives. 



  • Master’s degree or PhD (Computer Science, Math, Physics, Engineering)
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Prior experience leading data science transformations at larger organizations
  • Applied Machine Learning experience - modeling and implementation
  • Thorough understanding of various statistical and machine learning algorithms
  • Hands-on experience and proficiency in Python with open source libraries such as TensorFlow and data engineering pipelines such as Apache Spark 
  • Excellent analytical and big-data skills
  • Academic/Research background, a plus
  • Previous experience at next-gen analytics or big-data fintech companies strongly preferred

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

Client Technology Solutions provides our business partners with client-focused, technology-based solutions. These enhance their ability to be successful through world-class software solutions and leading-edge infrastructure. Client Technology Solutions provides employees with the tools and resources to enhance their professional qualifications and careers.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Primary Location: United States-New York-New York
Internal Jobcode: 45220
Job: Information Technology
Organization: Clearing Markets ISS Svcs Tech-HR16624
Requisition Number: 1816012