Data Scientist

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Recruiter
HFG
Location
London
Salary
£30000 to £42000 per annum
Posted
21 Nov 2018
Closes
19 Dec 2018
Ref
SZ143L
Contact
Simona Zalyte
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Data Scientist

Insurance
City of London

An amazing opportunity for a talented Data Scientist to join the leading Specialty Insurance company to work within their technical pricing team.

DUTIES:

- Develop and apply data science, machine learning and other statistical techniques to draw insights and shape the strategic direction of data usage
- Take part in expanding data processing and technical modelling framework
- Establish efficient ways of implement segmentation and predictive models
- Ensure that reusable data assets build smoothly on a regular basis

 
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 

- Academic background in computer science, engineering, physics, actuarial science, statistics or Maths based equivalent
- Exceptional statistical skills - experience of building predictive models using a wide variety of tools and techniques (e.g. linear or logistic regression, gradient boosted machines, random forest, regularisation, neural networks)
- Advanced data manipulation or experience of managing large-scale data sets within an analytical function (e.g. dplyr, pandas, SQL, etc.)
- Advanced experience of data science or analytics software like Python, R, SAS/WPS, MATLAB etc.
- Working knowledge of relevant development environments (e.g. PyCharm, RStudio, Visual Studio Code, eclipse) and shell scripting (e.g. Bash, PowerShell), version control (e.g. git, Subversion, Mercurial) etc.

 
BENEFITS:

As well as a competitive salary, this role also offers:

- Performance profit share bonus (c.12% of salary)
- 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
- Employer pension contribution of 5%, with employee contribution of 3%+
- Income replacement insurance
- 4 x salary life assurance

You will also have access to flexible benefits, which are employee paid, and includes: holiday buy, gym membership, car salary sacrifice, critical illness insurance, health screening - allowing you the freedom to choose those that are most appropriate for you.      

 

 

 

 

 

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