Data Engineer

Data Engineer

Insurance

Global Insurance company is looking for a Data Engineer to work within the Actuarial team to focus on the build and enhancement of data driven products that support the provision of value-adding analytics and insight in respect of pricing, risk selection, portfolio management and reserving of insurance products.

Main Responsibilities:

Actuarial Data Infrastructure

  • To develop and maintain the core Actuarial data system
  • To build new and develop existing data models
  • To investigate and lead resolution of issues with underlying Actuarial data systems and models
  • To ensure all Actuarial data systems and models are documented

Data Ingestion

  • To investigate opportunities to extract data from non-standard sources (external, unstructured)
  • To integrate new data sources into data library including structuring and validation.

Data Visualisation

  • To support development of data visualisation initiatives including design, build and maintenance

Development 

  • Use data science / engineering techniques to extract value from internal/external data assets

Other

  • Recommend ways to improve data efficiency and reliability
  • Increase the degree of automation within data systems and tools
  • To investigate new tools that would help store, structure and analyse data


Skills and Experience required:
 

  • Relevant, numerate degree with a good overall grade.
  • Knowledge of Management Information (MI) Systems (preferably within the insurance/financial services industry)
  • The ability to design, implement and use database structures to ensure data is organised using SQL, Powerpivot, Visual Studio etc
  • Advanced level of MS Excel, MS Powerpoint and MS Word.
  • Capability to carry out Data quality and integrity checks 
  • Ability to write and communicate deliverables and reports
  • A passion for data and analytics and a good base knowledge of statistics
  • Understanding of the Actuarial department and the contribution of the Data Engineer role within it.