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Mantas Data Scientist & Statician

A foreign bank in Midtown Manhattan is looking for a consultant who can provide technology support for all phases of Mantas AML Scenario Tuning and Scenario Model Validation. This position is 6 months with probable extension and OT. It will be remote to start and eventually in the office once things go back to normal.


Job Description

  • Work directly with business teams, IT and investigator during both ATL and BTL stages of Scenario Tuning
  • Tune and validate scenarios on TM systems such as MANTAS
  • Develop knowledge of analytical techniques and data sources that provide support for Mantas scenario analysis, threshold tuning and validation remediation
  • Utilize appropriate methodologies to conduct relevant analyses to assess current threshold values, optimization and remediation of the current findings
  • Conduct Mantas data mapping, ETL, AML data gap analysis and support to fix issues
  • Perform and document a modular tuning exercise on relevant TM scenarios to remediate the model validation findings


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience of AML Technology Compliance 
  • Familiarity with governance and management for the lifecycle of an AML monitoring model or system such as Mantas including all stages of developments, analyses / reviews / validations, applications, optimization and management
  • Understanding of Mantas data model and alert generation process
  • High level of Analytics, Data mapping & ETL, Statistical Modeling and Rule-based modeling
  • Experience on Mantas Scenarios development, threshold tuning and analysis
  • Experience in ITS, SIT, UAT Support and cross sector engagements with multiple stakeholders
  • Proficiency in data analysis, and technical and business writing
  • Expert skills in:
    • Analytical : Requirement Analysis, Business Intelligence, XML, UML, User Interface Design, Data Analytics
    • Database Management: Oracle FCCM Database/Data Model, SQL Developer, MS SQL Management Studio
    • Application Software: MS Office Suite, Spotfire, Qlik Sense, Tableau, MS SharePoint, Octave, R, Python, Matlab
  • Must know Bank AML & Sanctions regulatory requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree Required