Data Scientist

Data Scientist

Insurance
City of London

An amazing opportunity for a talented Data Scientist to join the leading Specialty Insurance company to work within their technical pricing team.

DUTIES:

  • Develop and apply data science, machine learning and other statistical techniques to draw insights and shape the strategic direction of data usage
  • Take part in expanding data processing and technical modelling framework
  • Establish efficient ways of implement segmentation and predictive models
  • Ensure that reusable data assets build smoothly on a regular basis

 
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 

  • Academic background in computer science, engineering, physics, actuarial science, statistics or Maths based equivalent
  • Exceptional statistical skills – experience of building predictive models using a wide variety of tools and techniques (e.g. linear or logistic regression, gradient boosted machines, random forest, regularisation, neural networks)
  • Advanced data manipulation or experience of managing large-scale data sets within an analytical function (e.g. dplyr, pandas, SQL, etc.)
  • Advanced experience of data science or analytics software like Python, R, SAS/WPS, MATLAB etc.
  • Working knowledge of relevant development environments (e.g. PyCharm, RStudio, Visual Studio Code, eclipse) and shell scripting (e.g. Bash, PowerShell), version control (e.g. git, Subversion, Mercurial) etc.

 
BENEFITS:

As well as a competitive salary, this role also offers:

  • Performance profit share bonus (c.12% of salary)
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Employer pension contribution of 5%, with employee contribution of 3%+
  • Income replacement insurance
  • 4 x salary life assurance

You will also have access to flexible benefits, which are employee paid, and includes: holiday buy, gym membership, car salary sacrifice, critical illness insurance, health screening – allowing you the freedom to choose those that are most appropriate for you.