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Senior Data Scientist

Job Number
Senior Professional
Status: Permanent
Type of Contract
Schedule: Full-Time 
Full Time / Part Time?
Posting date
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Area of Interest: Business intelligence and data

A career as a Data Scientist - Credit Risk Analytics in the Credit Analytics and Climate Risks team at National Bank means acting as a specialist in credit risk analysis and modeling. It is through your analytical skills, your experience in credit risk and your knowledge of data and regulatory frameworks that you have a positive impact on the resilience and healthy growth of the Bank.

Your role:

  • Develop credit loss forecasting models.
  • Actively participate in reporting and loss simulation exercises by collaborating with all stakeholders.
  • Carry out occasional analyzes to resolve complex issues in the context of credit portfolio risk management.
  • Maintain and regularly evolve the various models according to industry best practices.
  • Produce and deliver presentations to management and business partners in order to influence them in the risk management of their portfolios.

Your team:

Within the Credit Analytics and Climate Risks sector, you are part of a vice-presidency of around fifty colleagues, and you report to the Senior Director of the IFRS 9 and credit losses team. Our team stands out for its varied experience in credit risk and quantitative methods, for its quality of delivery and for its exemplary collaboration. You benefit from a flexible and hybrid working environment.

We favor a variety of forms of continuous learning to enrich your development, in particular learning in action, training content made available to you and working in collaboration with colleagues with diverse expertise and profiles.


  • Hold a completed bachelor’s degree, related to the sector of activity (economics, statistics, applied mathematics, quantitative finance), and 5 years of relevant experience or completed master’s degree, related to the sector of activity, and 3 years of Relevant experience.
  • Mastery of quantitative methods.
  • Experience in modelisation.
  • Knowledge of SQL programming.


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Your benefits

In addition to competitive compensation, upon hiring you’ll be eligible for a wide range of flexible benefits to help promote your wellbeing and that of your family.

  • Health and wellness program, including many options
  • Flexible group insurance
  • Generous pension plan
  • Employee Share Ownership Plan
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Preferential banking services
  • Opportunities to get involved in community initiatives
  • Telemedicine service
  • Virtual sleep clinic
These are a few of the benefits available to you. We have an offer that keeps up with trends as well as your needs and those of your family. 

Our dynamic work environments and cutting-edge collaboration tools foster a positive employee experience. We actively listen to employees’ ideas. Whether through our surveys or programs, regular feedback and ongoing communication is encouraged.

We're putting people first:

We're a bank on a human scale that stands out for its courage, entrepreneurial culture, and passion for people.   Our mission is to have a positive impact on peoples' lives. Our core values of partnership, agility, and empowerment inspire us, and inclusivity is central to our commitments. We offer a barrier-free workplace that is accessible to all employees. 

We want our recruitment process to be fully accessible. If you require accommodation, feel free to let us know during your first conversations with us. We welcome all candidates! What can you bring to our team?

Come live your ambitions with us!

Why work at National Bank?

For an environment that supports your career path

There are many varied opportunities for you to progress and develop, and move ahead in your career. This includes on-the-job learning and training, co-development and pairing with other employees, professional support and mentoring, internal career days or discussion forums with our leaders.

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For an inclusive and diverse environment

We foster inclusion in an environment where each person’s unique qualities, whether visible or invisible, are celebrated and valued. We welcome all candidates! What can you bring to our team?

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