Head of Data Science
- Star Actuarial Futures
- £ excellent package
- Closing date
- 14 Apr 2023
Major insurer has a unique opportunity for a data science specialist to play a leading role in the development and design of the departmental vision, capabilities, infrastructure, and quarterly/annual roadmap for the launch of data science capabilities across the life business.
In this fantastic career opportunity, you will scope, designs and implement machine learning models to support the numerous initiatives of the business and demonstrate the impact to the bottom line of the business.
You will also be responsible for managing live models (monitoring MLOps and model performance) and taking the initiative to refit and calibrate to latest experience to continue to deliver optimal business value.
In addition, you will work closely with other Data and Analytics Teams, inclusive of data warehousing and data engineering teams, in creating big data applications through the utilisation of structured and unstructured data, designing optimal data architecture, and experimenting on new machine learning techniques.
Highly skilled in statistical, modelling and scripting programming languages such as Python and R, or similar, as well as visualisation packages, the successful candidate will be an expert in data management programming such as SQL.
With a vast experience and expertise of working with probability and statistics, inclusive of machine learning, experimental design, and optimisation, you will also possess experience using Gradient Boosting Machines, Random Forest, Neural Network or similar algorithms.
This role will suit someone with experience working as a Data Scientist or Quantitative / Statistical Analyst. An actuarial qualification would be desirable.
Please contact us to discuss this vacancy or for an informal discussion regarding your career goals. We are very happy to perform bespoke research on your behalf.
Louis Manson, Managing Director
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