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Lead Data Scientist

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Richmond
  • Salary: $125000 - $148000 per annum
  • Job reference: JECO20513
  • Sector: Technology, Selby Jennings, Data Science
  • Date posted: 05/02/2018
A leading provider of Life Insurance is looking to add a Lead Data Scientist to their growing team. This candidate will work closely with the Actuarial Team to drive data science, modeling and analytics across several functions of the business. Due to the urgency of this search, my client is willing to assist with relocation and pay above market rate for this position. 

 

Responsibilities:

-          Supporting all Life Insurance product lines


-          Designing experiments, testing your hypotheses, building models and conducting data analysis


-          Lead the research and development of cutting edge machine learning algorithms


-          Implement innovative application processes and automated underwriting


-          Ongoing predictive modeling

 

Requirements:


-          Master’s Degree or higher in a quantitative field such as computer science, engineering, mathematics, statistics or physics


-          6 + years of experience using machine learning techniques


-          6 + years of experience building predictive models


-          Strong experience in R or Python


-          Proficient in SQL or SAS