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Data Scientist

Job description

Join our fast-growing established company as a Data Scientist

As a Data Scientist you'll help us develop ambitious solutions across a range of insurance lines, by leveraging vast data assets and state-of-the-art processing capabilities.

About us

We're a leading provider of private insurance in the UK, insuring around 5% of the private cars on the UK roads, 20% of commercial vehicles and over 30% of motorcycles. The majority of business is written as the insurance pricing provider behind a number of huge household names. You'll work under a thought leader in the Data Science field who's making a big impact on the Insurance industry.

As a Data Scientist, you will use your advanced analytical skills to:

  • Help develop cutting-edge, bespoke machine learning predictive models (including risk classification, claims behaviour and fraud)
  • Identify and create data solutions that provide value
  • Work with the Pricing, Claims Handling and Fraud teams to provide insight across the business
  • Come up with ideas and solutions to improve our products, prices and processes, giving us a critical advantage in the increasingly competitive insurance market.

What we're looking for

  • Ph.D. or masters in Statistics, Data Science or equivalent field
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience within Data Science
  • Experience and detailed technical knowledge of GLMs /Elastic Nets, GBMs, GAMs, Random Forests, and clustering techniques
  • Experience in programming languages (e.g. Python, PySpark, R, SAS, SQL)
  • Proficient at communicating results in a concise manner both verbally and written

Employee benefits

  • Private Medical cover for employee
  • 5% Employer pension contributions when contributing 5%
  • 28 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Life Assurance 4x annual salary

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