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Senior Data Scientist – London

Senior Data Scientist – Insurtech | London | £80,000 – £100,000 per year

Insurtech is fast becoming a thing of the present and are increasing in popularity as they offer a simpler and smarter service. This start-up has found a unique market and are backed by some of the biggest powers in the insurance space. They’re looking to make the most of data that’s infinitely accessible to them and need someone like you to join them in improving their revolutionary risk product.

You’ll have the chance to utilise your expertise and develop the risk product with a state of the art data stack. You’ll collaborate with a talented cross-functional team, who are skilled in areas such as product, engineering, strategy and insurance. They like to promote a family feel environment and prefer to offer the autonomy and flexibility to complete projects in a way that suits you best.

What you’ll you be doing:

  • Improving existing and designing new models
  • Delivering digestible explanations of models to non techies including actuaries
  • Create models, test models, deploy models, respond to bugs that may occur, on AWS
  • Contribute to their risk product by helping to build components

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • A strong grasp of data science skills and techniques
  • Programming language i.e. Python, R
  • Ability to work with ‘messy’ data
  • Proven experience integrating models with production systems
  • Insurance experience – you will be speaking to an actuary at some point will need to be able to speak their language as well as translating your genius algorithms

What would be nice to have or what you’ll be taught:

  • Catastrophe modelling
  • ETL processes
  • Experience in a close-knit start-up
  • Working with real-time data
  • Experience with the rest of their data stack: Jupyter, NodeJS, Airflow, Postgres, DBT, Kubernetes, Terraform, Docker, Haskell

This is a fantastic opportunity for a senior data scientist who is looking to join a progressive movement whilst learning some new skills. You will have the platform to take ownership over a ground-breaking product and implement your own ideas.

They like to keep everyone connected, whether that’s through their fancy lunches, weekly quizzes, Friday snack and drinks, video-games nights, late trips to the museum, quarterly hackathons, insanely awesome activities, opportunities for personal mentoring, weekly knowledge-sharing sessions… of course you’ll be rewarded with a competitive salary and options, flexible working conditions, pension and 33 days holiday including bank holidays.

If you don’t have your latest CV to hand, that’s okay. Apply and we can set up an informal discussion around the role.

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