Data Scientist

Recruiter
HFG
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted
27 Nov 2017
Closes
04 Jan 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
DATA SCIENTIST


Are you passionate of data science and want a hands on technical role? Are you an adept at modelling and want to develop your own tools in an innovative, data-driven company?



Our client, a forward-thinking Property and Casualty (non-Life) insurance and reinsurance company are looking to taking on a Data Scientist to join their Data Lab.


The main responsibility is researching and acquiring internal and external sources of structured and unstructured data, developing tools and techniques for acquiring un-structured and semi-structured data, and taking a lead role in the development of the data models. The ideal candidate will report to the Head Data Scientist.



Responsibilities:


- Developing tools and techniques for data acquisition.


- Acquisition of new data resources, from internal and external resources.


- Database management to be used for analytic development.


- Communicate with different teams to understand problem domains and give guidance on data models.


- Development of statistical models.


- Data quality improvements.





Requirements:


- Strong quantitative degree from a top tier university – preferably a Ph.D.


- Data modelling skills and experience with Domain Driven Design.


- Good knowledge of programming languages.


- Visualization and storytelling abilities ( with tools such as Tableau, Qlikview, etc.)


- Contributes to open source data tools or open data initiatives


- Experience with statistics and machine learning techniques


- An understanding of General Insurance.


- Good communication skills (able to translate data into simple terms for stakeholders)



If interested, please contact Ahad Shadab or Sara Ali at HFG.