Data Scientist 80-100% Data Scientist 80-100% …

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
in Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Permanent, Full time
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Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
in Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
Data Scientist 80-100%

Can your talent for data science help build our next generation Risk Management solutions?

At Zurich, we are building a new team to do exactly that and your enthusiasm and flair can ensure that our data products are truly world class. You will be applying your talent in data exploration, coding, modelling and visualization to real data projects, working alongside likeminded individuals in an environment that fosters innovation and growth and empowers you to make a genuine difference.

Your Role

As a Data Scientist your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Support the team's work with stakeholders, colleagues across the wider data function, and cross-functional peers to translate business objectives into clearly defined advanced analytics models and produce business insights to achieve our data and business accountabilities---.
  • Develop a clear understanding of enterprise, operational, digital, and financial risk management to facilitate and grow stakeholder collaborations.
  • Wrangle and blend a wide variety of disparate data from internal and external sources.
  • Perform exploratory data analysis on incoming data assets to inform potential solutions and assess data quality.
  • Contribute to and support the maintenance of machine learning solutions.
  • Keep up to date with the latest research on machine learning and advanced analytics.
  • Contribute to our team's policy on ways of working and be a thought leader on successful advanced analytics techniques.
  • Help foster a positive and supportive team culture.
Your Skills and Experience

As a Data Scientist your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Bachelors' degree in quantitative discipline or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience of programming in Python and / or R.
  • A track record of solving business problems with data-driven approaches.
  • Solid grounding in visualization fundamentals and prior experience of reporting applications (e.g. PowerBI, Tableau, Qlik, IBM Cognos).
  • Exposure to supervised and unsupervised machine learning techniques.
  • Knowledge of natural language processing an advantage.
  • Prior experience of Dataiku, Risk Management, and insurance industry an advantage.
  • A passion for teamwork and customer interaction.
Company Overview

Who we are

Zurich is a strong brand - more than 1.4 million Swiss customers place their trust in our products and services. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 170 countries to understand and protect themselves from risk. In order to deliver our services, we offer our employees flexible working models and interesting opportunities for further training & development. As a Zurich employee, you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterized by acceptance, diversity and team spirit.

At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer. We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.

Information for recruitment agencies

Zurich accepts no unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies for this position. We therefore request that recruitment agencies do not submit any candidate documents either via our employees or through our online career portal.

We refuse any responsibility for unsolicited applications as well as any associated fees. Thank you for your understanding.