Lead Data Scientist

Location
Surrey
Salary
£65K-£95K + benefits
Posted
20 Sep 2017
Closes
20 Oct 2017
Ref
AAH3275
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An entrepreneurial and highly successful personal lines insurer is seeking a a data scientist to lead these projects across the business.

You will be hands on in finding and exploring trends from large data sets, and communicating ideas to senior management to drive commercial value.  You will lead the development of sophisticated data mining and analytical models as well as identify new uses for the company's data.  This role will be integral to the structuring of the business's data and will work with the IT team to achieve accuracy in this area.  There is also the need to manage a small team of analysts and develop areas such as machine learning.

With experience as a Data Scientist or in a similar analytical position, you will have a track record of making the most out of data.  Experience of tools such as R, MATLAB, PYLAB and Python could be advantageous; although experience of other tools would be welcomed. Providing data warehouse solutions and use of big data software is also useful; as is working in/alongside an actuarial team with some knowledge of GLM techniques.

This role is a brilliant next step for someone working in an analytics/pricing function wanting to manage the data science needs of a data driven insurance company. 

 

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