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Senior Data Scientist

  • Location

    City of London

  • Sector:

    General Insurance, Actuarial

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £70000 per annum + £Competitive

  • Consultant:

    Josh Spencer

  • Email:

    actuarial@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    js9168222_1652697119

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-15

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

An experienced Senior Data Scientist with excellent analytical skills is sought for a forward thinking and innovative UK based Insurer.

Our client are in the process of investing heavily in their Data Science capabilities and as such are looking to recruit an experienced Data Scientist who can help streamline internal processes, build new models and identify new Data sources.

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced Data Science professional to join their skills with a truly innovative brand.

Responsibilities of the Senior Data Scientist:

  • Conduct advanced statistical analysis to provide actionable insights, identify trends and measure performance
  • Support our client's Pricing team
  • Build GBMs / neural networks
  • Utilise cutting edge Data Science tools and techniques
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to understand business problems and design end-to-end advanced analytics use cases
  • Provide expert analysis of internal data and enhance solutions with new external data

Key experience / skills of the Senior Data Scientist:

  • 3 years of experience of using Python is advantageous, though candidates with a strong background in R will also be considered
  • Experience of building GBMs / neural networks
  • Opportunity to lead projects from day one
  • Experience of working with large data sets from a variety of sources
  • General Insurance experience, particularly within Pricing, is highly advantageous
  • 1 minimum in a highly numeric subject such as Mathematics is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to act as a team player are essential

Benefits and rewards:

  • £45,000 - £70,000 salary
  • 25 days holiday, rising with service
  • Flexible working arrangements available
  • Strong pension scheme
  • Discounts on our client's Insurance products are available

If this role sounds like it could be of interest to you, please apply below with your CV.

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