Security Data Scientist

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Senior Security Data Scientist

Location: Amsterdam .

The opportunity

We are looking for a motivated, self- driven, and curious Security Data Scientist who will further improve the data transformation journey within CISO. The Global CISO organisation within ING is responsible for assisting management, business and other tribes in providing customer-friendly services safely and securely. Business leaders and CISO are jointly responsible for bank-wide security, and CISO is mandated to drive necessary change in all domains, business and IT. We look for someone interested in playing a pivotal role in supporting the implementation of the new ING-wide framework for Security detection (replacing the current standard). You are key in executing and heightening the security detection strategy too. The Security Data Scientist helps to assess the quality of the current detection and provides technical/strategical expertise on several areas of improvement. Notably, he or she will co-create end-to-end analytical models and put those into a production environment. As an expert, she or he will deliver the necessary business know-how and skills within the squad to realise our shared purpose: to identify cyber and insider attacks as soon as possible to enable adequate response.

  The team

The Security Data Scientist reports to the Chief Product Owner for Security Detection (CPO) for day-to-day activities and formally to the Global Head of Security Detection and Response (SDR). SDR is part of the Global CISO organisation and is currently transforming the way we detect and respond to security incidents.

Roles and responsibilities

A Security Data Scientist at ING CISO combines security detection operational expertise with data and analytics and is responsible for:

  • Supporting the CPO for Security Detection in the development and implementation of a new security detection framework

  • Owning, maintaining, and implementing analytical models ( e.g. machine learning, statistical, rule-based) consistently with our end-to-end mentality

  • Data exploration, organisation, model production, and adoption within CISO and beyond

  • Identifying functional and non-functional requirements from stakeholders aimed at providing high-quality security detection for ING.

  • Acting as a point of contact for new data products and as the overall detection algorithm expert also towards our stakeholders

  • Supervising, from a technical perspective, more junior members of the team

  • Maintaining relations with the country and business unit leaders, as well as our internal stakeholders, to ensure the effectiveness and usability of the data products created

How to succeed

We hire smart people like you for your potential. Our biggest expectation is that you’ll stay curious. Keep learning. Take on responsibility. In return, we’ll back you to develop into an even more awesome version of yourself. Ideally , we expect from you:

  • A Technical Master’s degree ( e.g. cybersecurity, computer sciences, Mathematics or a comparable degree)

  • 4-10 years of working experience :

  • R elevant experience in large companies, consulting, and security are big plusses.

  • Proven experience in developing and delivering end-to-end security solutions using analytics

  • Excellent at building bridges and influencing decision making

  • Ability to simplify complexity and drive operational excellence

  • Subject matter expert in analytics, machine learning, and quantitative (data) modelling.

  • Experienced in the following programming languages, tools and platforms:

  • Python (and basic ML libraries, e.g. Pandas, NumPy, SciPy, Scikit-Learn, Matplotlib)

  • Pyspark and Spark streaming

  • Git

  • Databricks

  • Workflows (jobs and delta live tables)

  • Good oral and written communication skills (in English) , as well as good negotiation skills

  • Ability to support yourself and help develop other team members

Rewards & benefits

We want to make sure that it’s possible for you to strike the right balance between your career and your private life. You can find out more about our employment conditions at

The benefits of working with us at ING include:

  • A salary tailored to your qualities and experience

  • 24-27 vacation days depending on contract

  • Pension scheme

  • 13th month salary

  • Individual Savings Contribution (BIS), 3.5% of your gross annual salary

  • 8% Holiday payment

  • Personal growth and challenging work with endless possibilities

  • An informal working environment with innovative colleagues

  • Work Agile, so new ideas come to life faster


Contact Arsalan Seidony in our TECH recruitment team arsalan for more information about this role. Want to apply directly? Please upload your CV and motivation letter by clicking the “Apply” button.

About us

With 57,000 employees and operations in approximately 40 countries, there is no shortage of opportunities for people with initiative who want to help people take a step ahead in life and in business. Do you want to work at the cutting edge of what’s possible and at the same time ensure you work with integrity and hold the customer’s interests at heart? Do you want to be surrounded by progressive, inspiring, diverse and supportive colleagues? Then there is no better place to invest your talents than at ING. Join us. Apply today.

Vacature informatie

Organisatie: ING

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

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