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Data Scientist


As an expert in Data Science, you will be developing and implementing a wide range of data science solution, including visualizations, automation, OCR, natural language processing (i.e. email triage, sentiment analysis), cross-sell/up-sell models etc.  This will be done in close coordination with the business users.  To achieve success in these areas, you must be a confident, independent worker, with strong communication skills.


Job Accountabilities

  • Support the business in development of Data Science as a whole, advising strategy, building awareness of Data Science and identifying and analyzing potential data science projects - including technology, resources and data required, and coming up with detailed project plans including costs and benefits
  • Communicate the plan effectively to senior management, gaining necessary buy-in and support
  • Develop AI/ML models to meet the project requirements, including testing and documentation
  • Work with IT, end users and other business functions to implement the solutions in a production environment
  • Interact with other parts of the Zurich Group as necessary to leverage existing capabilities


Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics or related area
  • 4 to 10 years of experience working in data science, preferably in insurance / financial services industry; comparable levels of combined qualification and experience will also be considered
  • Knowledge of some or all of Python, SQL, R or equivalents, including commonly and used packages
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure environment is preferable
  • Strong English language communication skills, and ideally Cantonese or Mandarin skills
  • Lead and implemented data science use cases and delivered measurable benefits
  • Knowledge of statistical and predictive modelling techniques, and their application to business modelling, such as marketing optimization & customer analytics, machine learning, decision trees, neural networks, NLP techniques, etc.



Why Zurich


At Zurich, we like to think outside the box and challenge the status quo. We take an optimistic approach by focusing on the positives and constantly asking What can go right? 


We are an equal opportunity employer who knows that each employee is unique - that’s what makes our team so great! 

Join us as we constantly explore new ways to protect our customers and the planet.

  • Location(s):  HK - Hong Kong 

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