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Data Science Analyst

  • Location: London
  • Sector: General Insurance
  • Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 07/06/2018
  • Job reference: DS/ 454

Data Science Analyst / Insurance

Role purpose

  • The Decision Science team implements a vast range of statistical modelling and machine learning techniques to predict customer behaviour and optimise every individual's price to maximise customer value.
  • The team also works with fraud, marketing and underwriting to produce bespoke models, customer insight and data products in order to effectively target prospects and aid in risk assessment.

Accountabilities

  • Develop predictive models and algorithms to support business decisions
  • Work with business domains to help shape the right questions
  • Mine large & growing volumes of data to find actionable insights to drive ongoing improvements
  • Clear presentation of findings and guiding next steps at various points in product lifecycle to senior stakeholders (you'll be presenting your work directly to the MD)

Run optimisations to achieve commercial trading objectives and spot market opportunities

Skills Knowledge & Experience

  • A BSc/MSc in Statistics / Computer Science / Physics / Operational Research / Engineering/ Maths or other quantitative field (a PhD is a major plus)
  • Good knowledge of what's "Under the hood" of statistical methods (and preferably knowing how to utilize them in R, Python or equivalent).
  • Strong knowledge of SQL. Experience of Hive advantageous.
  • The desire to learn & keep up with the latest technologies to stay ahead of the curve
  • A hunger to learn and work effectively within a collaborative team
  • Experience of Spark desirable.

This is s fantastic opportunity to join a Global Insurer with excellent career progression and ongoing dedicated training and development>

Please apply for immediate consideration and interview.

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