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Senior Data Scientist - Claims Analytics, City of London, UK

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Data Science & Data Engineering
City of London
55,000 to 84,000 per annum
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Xcede’s Data Science recruitment team are working with one of the world’s largest insurance and reinsurance companies who built a new Data Science team last year. Having hired 8 Data Scientists, they are now looking to add an experienced, Senior Data Scientist to the team who can help mentor and manage more junior members of the team.

The Data Science projects are still at an early stage, so there are a lot of “low hanging fruit”, with the chance to have a multi-million pound impact. The team is being led by a fantastic Head of Data Science, and has great support from C-level. Although the team is a central team to the FTSE 100 organisation, they are keen to drive a “start-up mentality” for the Data Science unit.

This particular role will be focused around claims analytics, so any experience as fraud, underwriting, pricing or claims performance will be a big advantage.

• Commercial experience as a Data Scientist
• MSc or PhD in Statistics, Machine Learning, Mathematics, or a similar scientific field
• Machine Learning experience
• Experience in claims analytics would be advantageous (fraud, underwriting, pricing, claims performance)
• Open-source programming skills (Python, R)
• Strong communication and presentation skills

If you are interested in this or other Data Scientist opportunities please contact Matthew Jones on or +44(0)203 301 9931. Unfortunately this position is only available to candidates eligible to work in the EU without sponsorship.

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Tel: 0203 301 9931
Fax: 0203 301 9901
Contact: Matt Jones

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