Data Scientist

  • ctrlio Ltd
  • London, UK
  • 20/07/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics

Job Description

ctrlio helps motor insurers win customers more efficiently and manage their risk portfolios in real-time. Good for the insurer, the channel and, most importantly, the customer.

We are expanding the ctrlio team and are looking for a talented full-time data scientist to help us develop the technology that delivers this change. You’ll be part of an amazing team of data scientists and software engineers using our modern tech stack (python, go and pyspark running on a staggeringly fast AWS microservices architecture).

At ctrlio, every member of our team has an essential voice in defining the product we deliver, and this exciting opportunity gives you the chance to transform the insurance marketplace.

In this role you will

  • Carry out advanced analytics on our unique, complex data that will set the company direction

  • Create innovative machine-learning solutions which sit at the core of our real-time architecture

  • Build for production - at ctrlio we have a very collaborative culture - we work as one team, with our data scientists and software engineers working side by side, producing high quality and robust results

What you'll need to be successful

  • Experience in the actuarial team at a personal lines insurer

  • The mindset of a creative disrupter

  • A track record of translating data into commercial value

  • An ability and a love for wrangling large, messy, real world datasets

  • Comfortable using different big data technologies and tools and a passion for learning new ones

  • An ability to deliver key results in a timely manner

  • Experience with good engineering practises (e.g. Git version control)

  • An open and proactive approach to working in a largely remote team

What you'll achieve

3 months

  • Become familiar with the ctrlio business, tech stack and architecture

  • Work closely with our team of data scientists, product owners and software engineers

  • Carry out deep-dive analysis into our biggest areas of interest

  • Create high-quality, well validated predictive models on large datasets

  • Participate in our sprint process

12 months

  • Become highly knowledgeable about ctrlio products and where we sit in the industry

  • Take responsibility for new data science projects - driving the analytics that will set our company direction

What you'll get from us

We realise exceptional people don’t choose jobs based solely on benefits, but we do our best to make sure that you’re set up for success, so you can do your best work. At ctrlio, you’ll get a competitive salary, equity options, contributory pension, 25 days holiday + 2 duvet days. We also have a flexible working environment aimed at helping you get the most out of both work and home life.

We are currently working fully remotely but will give you everything you need to work effectively from home. We plan to remain mostly remote for the foreseeable future but have created a great remote working culture - ask about our daily lunch ‘n’ learns, tea and biscuits, treat deliveries and more. Once lockdown ends, we are all looking forward to getting together, for off-site team away days to discuss culture and strategy, as well as our Summer and Christmas parties.