Data Scientist | Global Insurer

£50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
17 Sep 2019
17 Oct 2019
Duncan Kennedy
Job Function
Analyst, Statistician
Contract Type

Salary: £50,000 - 65,000 + Strong Bonus + Benefits

Data Scientist Role:

  • Identify and lead opportunities to develop new methods of understanding the key drivers of performance
  • Act as a champion for statistical analysis and providing training in modelling
    and research activities and sharing knowledge in formal and informal ways
  • Recommend new tools and methods of analysis to senior managers that can improve the division
  • Working across multiple teams as required to create working prototypes and proof of concepts for new models that provide meaningful insight into underwriting and financial performance
  • Use strategic tools and techniques for delivering insights to the business teams in Performance Management, Market Reserving and Capital and Risk that may use these new tools
  • Launch new tools and methods of analysis to the relevant business teams
  • Provide training and support to users of new models and analysis methods to ensure that underwriting performance tools are understood consistently across the relevant user groups

Data Scientist Requirements:

  • Advanced knowledge, understanding and expertise in statistical and machine learning techniques, e.g. multivariate regression, Bayesian inference / networks and generalized linear models etc.
  • Knowledge of computer software used to manipulate and analyse large volumes of data
  • An expert in the field of statistical and business analysis
  • Expertise with building and querying data sets and statistical software, in particular R and SQL
  • Experience in summarising and conveying complex processes and solution to audiences with varying levels of technical knowledge

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