Graduate Trainee Program

Data Scientist and Data Engineer

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning will transform the financial services industry in a big fashion from optimal pricing, hedging, product recommendations, robo advisors to algorithmic trading with alternative data. The GTP «Data & Machine Learning» focuses on building end-to-end intelligent systems across Asset Management, Investment Banking & Wealth Management.

The program focuses on all aspects to be able to implement and operationalize machine learning models in a challenging and highly regulated industry.


  • Data Engineering: Querying, analyzing, preprocessing of data within a big data infrastructure. Data engineering is a key capability and the most time consuming tasks in almost all use cases. Data quality is a big driver for a successful implementation.
  • Machine Learning: Selecting algorithms, building and testing a wide range of models to achieve the needed precision, recall and execution speed.
  • Data Security & Governance: Trust and integrity how to handle data – especially customer data - is the fundament to get a data driven company. This module covers the aspects across legal, compliance and security.



  • You will be working on projects that have a big impact for the business - from predictions to recommendations and fully automated systems – from product creation, execution to distribution
  • Working closely with your colleagues and the business to identify, evaluate and solve interesting machine learning and data engineering problems
  • Acquisition, organization and preprocessing of massive data sets
  • Using latest machine learning techniques in the context of finance


Candidate profile

  • University degree in computer science, mathematics, data science, finance or physics
  • Machine learning skill
  • Passion for machine learning and finance
  • Knowledge about finance preferred
  • Programming: R or Python, SQL, Big Data technologies
  • Very good communication skills in English
  • Swiss or EU citizen


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