• Datatech Analytics
  • Surrey, UK
  • 16/11/2018
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Machine Learning Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics Software Engineering

Job Description

This is a service provider specialising in the insurance markets is seeking to invest in its Data Science capability to continue as a market leader. This organisation recognises the value that strong technical capability can bring and in this role you will form part of their continued journey to enhance the pricing sophistication and take it to a completely new level. 

Role & Responsibilities 

  • Work closely with other teams to deliver pricing projects and new initiatives. 
  • Reduce turnaround time to create models using machine learning and/ or other new techniques. 
  • Develop Risk Pricing models to help price effectively. 
  • Work along with other data scientists in the Group to explore other methodologies. 
  • Answer data questions by using appropriate statistical techniques. 
  • Support the implementation of Data Strategy across Insurance. 
  • Explore other datasets which can help to price more effectively and improve model quality. 

Experience & Skills Required 

  • Educated to M.S. or Ph.D. level in a relevant technical field, or several years’ experience in a relevant role. 
  • Expert knowledge of a language with strong stats support (R, Python, Julia). 
  • Experience developing and evaluating data mining or machine learning models. 
  • Strong experience working with large data sets. 
  • Demonstrable experience working with a distributed computing tool (Spark, Cassandra, Kafka, Hadoop, Hive) 
  • Knowledge of developing algorithms. 
  • Insurance industry experience, either commercial or personal lines. 
  • Have the ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner

If you fit the above job description, please contact Teresa Cheeseman on 01256 314 660 or email her on Please be advised that we can only accept candidates who have the right to work in the UK. 

Alternatively, you can refer a friend or colleague by taking part in our fantastic referral schemes! If you have a friend or colleague who would be interested in this role, please refer them to us. For each relevant candidate that you introduce to us (there is no limit) and we place, you will be entitled to our general gift/voucher scheme. 

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