BranchScape- ON-426

Project type: Research
Desired discipline(s): Engineering - computer / electrical, Engineering, Computer science, Mathematical Sciences, Mathematics, Statistics / Actuarial sciences
Company: Anonymous
Project Length: 6 months to 1 year
Preferred start date: 05/03/2021
Language requirement: English
Location(s): ON, Canada
No. of positions: 1-2
Desired education level: CollegeUndergraduate/BachelorMaster'sPhDPostdoctoral fellow
Open to applicants registered at an institution outside of Canada: Yes

About the company: 

Our purpose is to build an analytics-driven organization by combining the latest techniques with deep industry, functional, and analytics expertise to help clients capture the most value from data.

Describe the project.: 

As consumers rapidly adapt online and mobile banking, the branch appeared headed for a more diminished role in the retail distribution channel. Although the role of the retail branch is transforming, for the majority of credit unions, the retail branch is still the leading source of new product sales and account relationships and also the largest source of expense to the institution. BranchScape plots each location to help determine if a branch should be focused on profitability, growth, or considered for consolidation. The platform is designed to integrate vast amounts of public, institutional, and proprietary data into a consistent analytical framework to evaluate current and future state network configurations.

The challenge to be addressed in this project is to collate data from multiple sources, such as Social Media, Internal Effectiveness and Efficiency to develop a branch/POS performance assessment scorecard. 

The candidate(s) will work with the Company’s experts to implement its proof-of-concept, develop back-end, front-end and microservices in line with our existing network architecture.

Required expertise/skills: 

Implementation of statistical techniques using Python, ML and database