Data Scientist, Krakow

Data Scientist

OANDA is hiring a Data Scientist for its Financial Risk Management team. The Financial Risk team provides oversight of market, liquidity and credit risk along with any other financial risks that may arise.

The work of the team includes:

  • Developing, computing and maintaining records of financial risk measures;
  • Setting limits on financial risk measures in line with the firm's risk appetite;
  • Envisaging and computing timely scenario analyses;
  • Communicating the results of scenario analyses to relevant business units and the board.
  • The role will work closely with all aspects of OANDA's large set of client data. Key activities will be working with the Head of Financial Risk to develop sophisticated measures to manage counterparty credit risk and understanding in detail how client behaviour varies between quiet and volatile markets.


  • Numerate master’s degree essential, PhD preferable.
  • Experience working with large data sets in the finance industry essential, experience in retail finance desirable.
  • Needs to have a pragmatic approach to working with data and to coding.
  • Must be able to write both utility scripts for handling and investigating data along with clear and explicable prototypes to demonstrate requirements to production developers.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with business analysts, project managers and production developers.
  • Ability to navigate project management processes essential.
  • Knowledge of quantitative finance and risk management practices not essential as they would be taught on the job to the right candidate. An interest in these areas will be beneficial.

OANDA Global Corporation is a diverse and global team with offices around the world. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to OANDA. We are committed to creating and sustaining a collegial work environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect and one which reflects the diversity of the community in which we operate. We provide an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone.