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EY Data Scientist Lead in Wrocław, Poland

Data Scientist Lead

Core Business Services

Requisition # WRO002FU

Post Date Sep 10, 2019

About EY GDS:

EY Global Delivery Services means 31.000 specialists providing globally IT, HR, finance, project management and strategic business services to EY member firms. In addition we deliver support and solutions to clients from all over the world.


Technology has always been at the heart of what we do and deliver at EY. We need technology to keep an organization the size of ours working efficiently. We have 250,000 people in more than 140 countries, all of whom rely on secure technology to be able to do their job every single day. Everything from the laptops we use, to the ability to work remotely on our mobile devices and connecting our people and our clients, to enabling hundreds of internal tools and external solutions delivered to our clients. Technology solutions are integrated in the client services we deliver and is key to us being more innovative as an organization.

EY Technology supports our technology needs through three business units:

Client Technology (CT) - focuses on developing new technology services for our clients. It enables EY toidentify new technology-based opportunities faster, and pursue those opportunities more rapidly.

Enterprise Technology (ET) – ETsupports our Core Business Services functions and will deliver fit-for-purpose technology infrastructure at the cheapest possible cost for quality services. ET will also support our internal technology needs by focusing on a better user experience.

InformationSecurity (Info Sec) - Info Sec prevents, detects, responds and mitigates cyber-risk, protecting EY and client data, and our information management systems.


The Information Security Compliance team is looking for someone to lead a new team focusing on the analysis of compliance related information drawn from a wide variety of sources in order to derive patterns and trends regarding security control operations and effectiveness. The Compliance team is responsible for monitoring and managing information security risk across a highly complex and global network of technologies, platforms and services. The results of the team’s analysis will not only drive remediation efforts as well as supporting investment decisions to further reduce information risk.

The lead for this team will be responsible for:

  • Creating a new information repository that serves the needs of the team’scurrent reporting and analytics requirements and supports expansion foradditional data sources as well as the capability to provide deeper analysis topinpoint issues driving trends

  • Helping others to understand the relevance of their risk debt and impacton the firm’s security posture

  • Provide guidance and instruction to junior team members and supporttheir career growth and development

  • Work with stakeholders to understand their needs in reviewing andaddressing compliance matters derived from the team’s analysis

Skills and attributes for success

  • Excellent problem-solving skills, can work with confidence unsupervised, and able to manage multiple concurrent work streams

  • Strong critical thinking skills, demonstrate the ability to see the "big picture" while also diving into the details where necessary

  • Demonstrable experience in formulating and solving business problems using mathematical/statistical constructs in order to derive insight into compliance related issues and trends

  • Technically inclined and self-driven to keep up-to-date with the latest technologies

  • Ability to articulate analytical findings to less-technical business-savvy audience

  • Team player with excellent communication skills

To qualify for the role you must have

  • 6 - 7 years of work experience in a similar field

  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Mathematics or another related field

  • Familiar with at least one of data visualisation development tools: Tableau, Spotfire, PowerBI

  • Data analysis skills with strengths in drilling into underlying databases for discovery and identifying opportunities and trends and translating these into understandable and meaningful business outputs

  • Demonstrated ability to translate findings into clear insights and then communicate verbally and through compelling written documents

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • A background in Information Security Compliance will be a differentiator

  • Experience in writing clean, maintainable code following good practice

  • Demonstrate understanding in at least one programming language such as ABAP, R, Python, Java, C++ or C#

  • Understanding Machine Learning

What we look for

The Information Security Compliance team is looking for people who have seemingly insatiable curiosity to ask questions and the drive to do what is needed to draw reasonable conclusions from the information available .

What working at EY GDS offers

In EY GDS you can count on stable employment and upgrading your career. You will meet people and gain important knowledge and insights that will stay with you throughout your professional life

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.