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AVP/VP, Data Scientist (Internal Audit)


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Internal Audit
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  6126


Internal Audit Department


Internal Audit Department (IAD) has been tasked with the mandate to foster a strong governance and control environment in GIC.  IAD provides an independent assessment of GIC’s governance, risk management and internal control environment to key stakeholders including the Board of Directors and senior management. IAD acts as a trusted business partner working closely with the GIC group of companies and investment holding entities to bring about positive changes to the control environment and culture and thereby support senior management decision making.


We are looking for a suitable candidate to join our data analytics team as a Data Scientist, you will report directly to our Principal Data Scientist and be part of a dynamic team with combination of 6 data scientists and analysts.



  • Develop machine learning models to analyse heterogeneous and unstructured data, and generate actionable insights to enhance risk and control activities.
  • Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets.
  • Work on Big Data infrastructure such as Hadoop to efficiently search data on very large datasets.
  • Work closely with business stakeholders to analyse large data sets, trends and results to drive data-driven operational risk decisions.
  • Collaborate with an existing internal community of data scientists to solve complex problems and influence change.
  • Keep abreast of market developments in data analytics and recommend adoption of best practices into GIC.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Statistics or relevant quantitative studies.
  • With 3 to 6 years of experience in creating and using advanced machine learning algorithms, building statistical models, manipulating data sets and end-to-end process from ETL, modelling to result validation.  
  • Proficiency in Python, SQL, with knowledge in machine learning techniques, ideally with NLP and advanced statistical techniques, with real-world implementation experience.
  • Experience in data processing in SQL databases and big data platforms such as Hadoop.
  • Familiarity with open sourced platforms and libraries such as Spark, Hadoop, Airflow, Tensorflow, Pytorch.
  • Knowledge of dashboard creation and visualization using Tableau and D3.js will be an added advantage.

Our PRIME Values

Our PRIME Values

GIC is a values driven organization. GIC’s PRIME Values act as our compass, enabling us to fulfil our fundamental purpose and objectives. It is the foundational bedrock which governs our behaviors, our decision making, and our focus. It informs both our long-term strategy as a firm, and the way we relate to our Client, business partners and employees. PRIME stands for Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence.