Junior Data Scientist - £Competitive Salary - Plus Benefits - Surrey - J11037
This could be your opportunity to develop your career with a world leader of a global brand
In the insurance arena. As a Junior Data Scientist, you will harness new predictive technologies, techniques and data sources to continually improve pricing decisions enabling profitable growth. You will learn directly from senior leaders and enjoy real responsibility, early on. A great career path awaits the successful applicant alongside an annual bonus scheme linked to yours and the company's performance.
Role & Responsibilities
·Test new models and ensembles against incumbent models.
·Contribute to projects to ensure efficient, reliable, high quality models are built on appropriately sized datasets
·Develop modelling tools and metrics to assess the value of new models.
·Monitor the value of existing data science models and machine learning services.
·Contribute to development of current data pipelines.
·Assist with the testing of new analytical technologies.
·Search for new external data sources & and assess their commercial benefit
·Identify novel ways of using existing data for the creation of new modelling features.
·Represent the data science team in interactions with UK and global teams
Experience & Skills Required
·Educated to degree level (2:1 or higher) in a mathematics related discipline or evidence of equivalent proficiency
·Demonstrate a critical and analytical approach to problem structuring
·Have the ability & desire to continually learn and develop.
·Great communicator able to convey complex findings to technical and non-technical audiences.
·Show a demonstrable interest in machine learning & data science.
·More advanced skills in R, Python and SQL advantageous.
If you fit the above job description, please contact Teresa Cheeseman
Please be advised that we can only accept candidates who have the right to work in the UK.
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