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Assistant Data Scientist - Forensic Technology and Discovery Services in Zurich - ZUR0010F

at EY (view profile)
Location Zürich, Switzerland
Date Posted 11. Jul. 2017
Category Informatik / Wirtschaftsinformatik / Telekommunikation
Job Type Vollzeit
Publish Date 2017/07/11
Expiry Date 2017/10/10


We are looking for an Assistant Data Scientist - Forensic Technology and Discovery Services in Zurich
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Visit us at
Our professionals within Assurance practice in Zurich develop specifically tailored audits in order to build trust and to ensure clarity, transparency and continuity. Start your career today by joining us in the versatile world of the audit.
The rapidly growing Forensic Technology & Discovery Services department is currently seeking the right candidate for an excellent career opportunity in the Forensic Data Analytics (“FDA”) team. This team represents a critical component to EY’s FTDS growth strategy and is where much of the innovative early thinking takes place.
The FDA team is a global group of technical specialists that practice the full life cycle of data management from the early stages of data scoping and capture, to its management, analysis and reporting. The nature of our work typically requires working with large datasets from disparate data sources to support fraud investigations and disputes for our clients covering a range of industries. This is achieved by combining deep forensic investigation knowledge with advanced data analytics techniques such as investigative data linking, social network analysis, statistics, artificial intelligence, machine learning and predictive modelling.
You will have a unique, career changing opportunity to play a key role in the growth and strategy of the FDA group.
Tasks that you promote
  • Working on client engagement teams in carrying out both reactive and proactive data analysis of large volume of structured data involving a wide range of database management systems and financial platforms.
  • Working with clients, fraud investigators, internal and external auditors, lawyers and regulatory authorities in sensitive and sometimes adversarial situations.
  • Working in our specialist forensic technology data analytics labs and onsite to help clients leverage knowledge from their data through the application of advanced analytics.


Your profile to succeed together
  • Degree (Bachelor or Master) in Computer Science,  Applied Mathematics or Economics, or related fields
  • Knowledge of data mining, machine learning and predictive analytics
  • Experience in data analysis and manipulation with any of the following software: SQL Server, SAS, IBM SPSS, SAP
  • Understanding of at least one scripting language such as Python, Java Script; or programming languages such as SQL, Java, C++, C#, R
  • Experience in extracting, analyzing, and processing large volumes of data
  • Experience with data visualization techniques and software packages like Tableau, Spotfire or IBM i2 Analyst
  • Client facing experience
  • Practical or theoretical knowledge/experience in finances or life science
  • Basic knowledge of accounting principles
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in german and english
  • Strong financial, analytical, technical, and interpersonal skills


More opportunities for your development

Do you have challenging plans? Stick to them and realize your goals with us! Design your career with EY in a culture that promotes diversity and learning. In an environment that constantly opens new doors through knowledge sharing, flexibility and recognition. We offer you to join our highly motivated team of assurance professionals. You will be working and learning in a highly dynamic and cross-functional team - being able to boost your learning curve through the combination of intensive team work, challenging client projects and being part of the network of one of the world’s leading professional services firms.


Sandra Wälchli is looking forward to receiving your application

Do the next step and apply for this position online. Ref No: ZUR0010F. For further information please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).


 Only direct applications will be considered.