Data Engineer

Recruiter
HFG
Location
City Of London
Salary
£30000 to £33000 per annum
Posted
09 Aug 2018
Closes
06 Sep 2018
Ref
SZ111L
Contact
Simona Zalyte
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Data Engineer

Insurance

Global Insurance company is looking for a Data Engineer to work within the Actuarial team to focus on the build and enhancement of data driven products that support the provision of value-adding analytics and insight in respect of pricing, risk selection, portfolio management and reserving of insurance products.

Main Responsibilities:

Actuarial Data Infrastructure

- To develop and maintain the core Actuarial data system
- To build new and develop existing data models
- To investigate and lead resolution of issues with underlying Actuarial data systems and models
- To ensure all Actuarial data systems and models are documented

Data Ingestion

- To investigate opportunities to extract data from non-standard sources (external, unstructured)
- To integrate new data sources into data library including structuring and validation.

Data Visualisation

- To support development of data visualisation initiatives including design, build and maintenance

Development 

- Use data science / engineering techniques to extract value from internal/external data assets

Other

- Recommend ways to improve data efficiency and reliability
- Increase the degree of automation within data systems and tools
- To investigate new tools that would help store, structure and analyse data

Skills and Experience required:  

- Relevant, numerate degree with a good overall grade.
- Knowledge of Management Information (MI) Systems (preferably within the insurance/financial services industry)
- The ability to design, implement and use database structures to ensure data is organised using SQL, Powerpivot, Visual Studio etc
- Advanced level of MS Excel, MS Powerpoint and MS Word.
- Capability to carry out Data quality and integrity checks 
- Ability to write and communicate deliverables and reports
- A passion for data and analytics and a good base knowledge of statistics
- Understanding of the Actuarial department and the contribution of the Data Engineer role within it. 

 

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