Senior Data Scientist in Emerging Risk Area
Senior Data Scientist in Emerging Risk Area
Luminor Bank AS Latvijas filiāle
Senior Data Scientist in Emerging Risk Area

Senior Data Scientist in Emerging Risk AreaLuminor Bank AS Latvijas filiāle


Join our team as a Senior Data Scientist!

We are looking for Senior Data Scientist who will join the Data Science team within the Risk Analytics Department and play a leading role in designing, developing and improving the emerging risk models and other advanced analytical solutions in the risk area.

One of our top priorities in the team is the development of ESG rating models for legal entities and private individuals.These rating models take into account environmental, social and governance factors in estimating the physical and transitional risks of our borrowers. 

This is a great opportunity to stand up, bring out the best in you and build the bank!


  • Play one of the key roles in establishing data science capabilities in Luminor’s modelling team
  • Be responsible for the full life cycle design and development of different risk models and other predictive analytical solutions, initially – with the focus on the ESG rating models
  • Research new modelling methodologies and help to improve the current solutions
  • Identify and implement new model attributes and data sources
  • Work with data analysts and engineers to select the appropriate data sets and data representation methods
  • Improve the implementation and design of current models
  • Maintain relationships with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders to ensure successful implementation of new models and analytical initiatives
  • Communicate and present the results, findings and detailed technical information in a simple and concise manner
  • Transfer the knowledge and support the junior team members 

Skills and experience:

  • Master's or higher degree in mathematics, physics, statistics, data science, engineering or another STEM field
  • At least 3-5 years professional experience in modelling, data science and data analysis
  • Excellent research skills: ability to collect, read and summarize large volumes of information and transform the knowledge into actionable advice and models
  • Knowledge of SQL and data preparation techniques
  • Excellent English language skills (written and spoken), ability to present the ideas and results in a concise manner
  • Demonstrated history of delivering complicated models / business solutions
  • Excellent knowledge of applied statistics, mathematical modelling and data science concepts 
  • Knowledge of ESG, climate risks, sustainability, credit risks is strongly desirable but not mandatory
  • Experience working in banking, financing, lending services or fintech areas
  • Knowledge and practical experience in Python or R, ability to write a clean and readable code, and review the code developed by junior team members
  • Ability and desire to share the knowledge and educate the junior team members

Why Luminor? What we can offer you:

  • Dynamic and international working environment that is filled with interesting challenges and opportunities to innovate, as we build a bank together
  • Varied opportunities to support your professional and personal development and growth
  • A competitive benefits package in addition to your salary
  • An additional benefits package for employees after 1 year in the company, which includes additional days of vacation
  • A collaborative and supportive team where you can create and implement ideas
  • A salary range for this position at 2500-3700 EUR (Gross*), which is to be determined depending on the level of experience and competencies of the selected candidate


Application deadline is 19th of January 2022

In case of questions please feel free to contact: hiring manager irina.klevecka@luminorgroup.com or People Partner vikante.rackauskaite@luminorgroup.com.

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