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Data Scientist in Commercial Insurance


Our opportunity


Data Scientist in Commercial Insurance, 80%-100%

Are you a motivated, hands-on, and innovative person, interested in working for one of the largest global insurers? Are you interested in solving complex business challenges? Then this job is definitely something for you.
We are looking for a Data Scientist to join the global Commercial Insurance Underwriting team.


Candidates from Ukraine are encouraged to apply.


Your role


As a Data Scientist, your main responsibilities will involve: 

  • Working on high impact projects with end-to-end responsibility for their success
  • Generating insights from internal and external data sources, using a wide range of tools and methodologies, e.g., from building complex data pipelines to applying Semantics and/or Machine Learning
  • Analyzing business problems independently and assess right technology approach of how to solve them
  • Implementing proof of concepts and full-scale solutions 
  • Building models translating insight into action
  • Presenting findings to project members and senior stakeholders
  • Coordinating directly with application users globally (with particular focus on adoption)
  • Experimenting with new analytical techniques and capabilities 


Your Skills and Experience


As a Data Scientist, your skills and experience will ideally include:  

  • Can-do attitude, with a clear focus on the end product and user experience
  • Passion to tackle real business problems and persistency to follow through with your recommendations
  • Experience in model development; in particular, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning
  • Experience in text classification, entity extraction, clustering & topic modeling
  • Strong experience with R, Python, SQL, Spark/Scala
  • Some experience with building pipelines on large/complex datasets
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good team player
  • Excellent written and spoken English, other European languages are a plus 
  • Experience with web-scraping is a plus
  • Prior project management experience is a plus 
  • Prior work experience in (re)-insurance not required, but a plus
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Azure, in particular, Databricks, is a plus


We offer


Minimal monthly salary offer is 3500 EUR/ gross plus other pay elements based on your experience.


Working time benefits
Personal days off, Concentrated work week, Additional vacation, Home office, Extra days off at occasion of childbirth, Sabbatical leave

Monetary benefits
Life insurance from Zurich Austria, Compensation for salary loss during sick leave, 3rd pension pillar contribution, Risk Life Insurance, Meal contribution on top of the legally required minimum, Years of service bonus, Wedding bonus, Baby bonus

Other benefits
Edenred electronic cafeteria, Public Transport contribution, Maternity leave benefits, Company and team events

Professional Certifications, Online Education Portals, Extensive Onboarding program, Strengths based culture (GALLUP)

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