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Data Scientist - AVP

  • Zurich Insurance Group
  • $162,513.33 - 199,650.00 / Year *
  • 134 Cedar St
  • Garfield, NJ 07026
  • Full-Time
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Zurich North America is looking for an AVP, Data Scientist to join the Predictive Analytics Center of Excellence in our North American headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois or Jersey City, New Jersey. Zurich's Predictive Analytics team makes a real difference to how Zurich and our customers manage risk. The team uses their insurance expertise, data, and advanced analytics to solve real business problems., Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve. Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world. Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

Data Scientist - AVP
United States - Illinois - Schaumburg
Job Posting: 03/25/2019
Schedule:
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Requistion ID 180008JQ
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Job Description
Job Summary
Zurich North America is looking for an AVP, Data Scientist to join the Predictive Analytics Center of Excellence in our North American headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois or Jersey City, New Jersey.
Zurich's Predictive Analytics team makes a real difference to how Zurich and our customers manage risk. The team uses their insurance expertise, data, and advanced analytics to solve real business problems.
The AVP, Data Scientist role blends advanced analytics with business problem solving to lead our most complex projects.
Role & Accountabilities
As an AVP, Data Scientist, you will lead project team(s) to:
* Collaborate with business stakeholders to understand their challenges and structure an advanced analytical solution to solve it
* Design, develop, and validate models (descriptive, predictive, optimization/simulation and others) built using a variety of modeling techniques
* Work with stakeholders to develop a strategy on how to use the model to generate the desired impact and monitor the deployment to ensure that the desired impact is achieved
* Monitor model accuracy, and work with stakeholders to ensure the model is used appropriately and generates the desired impact.
The AVP, Data Scientist also contributes to the broader Predictive Analytics team by:
* Proactively develop market leading analytic techniques to help build the capabilities of the team
* Identify and select new internal and external data sources to enhance existing data
* Elevate the business knowledge of the entire Data Science team
* Establish, maintain, and grow strong, collaborative relationships across the organization including BU/SSU leadership and executives.
Job Qualifications
Basic Qualifications:
* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or Mathematics/Statistics or Technology and 8 or more years of experience in the Predictive Analytics area
AND
* Experience applying data transformation techniques such as exact and probabilistic matching methods; fuzzy matching, text mining, and data reduction
* Experience with programming and database mining tools such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig, Java, SQL, and Python.
Preferred Qualifications:
* Extensive knowledge of statistical and predictive modeling techniques, such as machine learning, decision trees, probability networks, association rules, clustering, regression, and neural networks and their application to business decisions
* Experience coaching and mentoring less experienced Data Scientists
* Ability and experience to lead technical projects and teams
* Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Additional Information
Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve. Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world. Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.
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Basic Qualifications: * Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or Mathematics/Statistics or Technology and 8 or more years of experience in the Predictive Analytics area AND * Experience applying data transformation techniques such as exact and probabilistic matching methods; fuzzy matching, text mining, and data reduction * Experience with programming and database mining tools such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig, Java, SQL, and Python. Preferred Qualifications: * Extensive knowledge of statistical and predictive modeling techniques, such as machine learning, decision trees, probability networks, association rules, clustering, regression, and neural networks and their application to business decisions * Experience coaching and mentoring less experienced Data Scientists * Ability and experience to lead technical projects and teams * Strong verbal and written communication skills.


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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.