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Senior Data Scientist

Senior Data Scientist

Job Title: Senior Data Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Salary: £110000.00 - £180000.00 per annum
Reference: HQ00098074_1560426562
Contact Name: Emily Ward
Contact Email: e.ward@lawrenceharvey.com
Job Published: June 13, 2019 12:49

Job Description

Senior Data Scientist Life Insurance Boston

You will be part of an extremely exciting and rapidly growing team who are helping to drive business value and innovation through analytics and data science. You will act as a subject matter expert and be the go to person for technical advice. Using statistical software such as R, and Python, you will answer business problems and manipulate data, as well as assist others with conducting business research in a hands-on environment.

Responsibilities
Implements and maintains predictive and statistical models to identify business opportunities and solve complex business problems
Developer dashboards to be able to translate technical findings and insights to senior executives, managers and other stakeholders
Uses data-mining techniques to collect and compile data from a wide variety of data sources, utilizing SQL, R, and/or Python.
Provides expertise and collaborates with stakeholders to define data collection and analysis requirements and establish adequate business understanding in order to provide effective analysis.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Masters or PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or similar (Minimum Required)
Experience of predictive modeling, and/or data mining experience in R or Python that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities of this position. (Required)
Insurance experience is a plus but not a necessity
Experience with modeling techniques for pattern recognition, prediction, and classification
You must have experience with modeling that is statistical in nature and includes GLMs, and other machine learning techniques. You must be able to program models themselves in R or in Python. You should also likely have SQL knowledge.

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